2nd Preliminary Primary Report Due July 9, 2020 For Candidates Running in the 2020 Election and on the Primary Election Ballot

The next report due for Candidates Running in the 2020 Election and on the Primary Election Ballot is the 2nd Preliminary Primary Report covering the period January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020 for candidates that were not required to file the 1st Preliminary Primary Report or April 26, 2020 through June 30, 2020 for candidates that were required to file the 1st Preliminary Primary Report.  The report will be added to your reporting schedule and must be electronically filed on the Candidate Filing System no later than 11:59 p.m. Hawaiian Standard Time on Thursday, July 9, 2020.

The 2nd Preliminary Primary Report is not required for candidates whose names will only appear on the General Election Ballot and for candidates who notify the Commission in the Candidate Committee’s Organizational Report by June 30, 2020, that they do not intend to receive contributions, or make expenditures, that aggregate more than $1,000 in the 2020 election period.

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.