Next Report Due July 12, 2018 for Candidates Running in the 2018 Election and on the Primary Election Ballot
The next report due for Candidates Running in the 2018 Election and on the Primary Election Ballot is the 1st Preliminary Primary Report covering the period January 1 through June 30, 2018. The report must be added to your reporting schedule and electronically filed on the Candidate Filing System no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time on Thursday, July 12, 2018.
The fine for not filing the 1st Preliminary Primary Report by the due date, if assessed, shall not exceed $50 per day for the first seven days, beginning with the day after the due date of the report, and shall not exceed $200 per day thereafter; provided that in aggregate, the fine shall not exceed twenty-five per cent of the total amount of contributions or expenditures, whichever is greater, for the period covered by the report; and the minimum fine for a report filed more than four days after the due date, if assessed, shall be $200.
Candidates and treasurers of candidate committees are also reminded of their acknowledgment and certification on the “Candidate Committee Electronic Filing Form” that the information on all reports electronically filed online are true, complete, and accurate. See, Hawaii Revised Statutes §§11-321(c)(1), 11- 331(a), and 11-340(a).
Please call the Commission at (808) 586-0285 if you have any questions.