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Commission: Amemiya’s Midweek Ad Didn’t Break The Law Screenshot

Commission: Amemiya’s Midweek Ad Didn’t Break The Law

The Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission also levied over $4,400 worth of fines against other candidates.

Hawaii Elections 2020: General Election Ballot Caleb Hartsfield/Civil Beat

Hawaii Elections 2020: General Election Ballot

There are races for Congress, the mayor’s offices on Oahu and the Big Island, seats in the Legislature and OHA. And there are dozens of charter amendment questions.

Kauai Candidate Took Illegal Contributions, State Commission Says Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Kauai Candidate Took Illegal Contributions, State Commission Says

The Campaign Spending Commission has taken the rare step of referring a case of false name contributions to the Attorney General’s Office.

Over 900 Late Ballots Won’t Be Counted In Hawaii Primary Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Over 900 Late Ballots Won’t Be Counted In Hawaii Primary

Officials warned voters to mail those ballots at least three to five days before Election Day.

Vote-By-Mail Helped Perk Up Hawaii Turnout But So Did Some Competitive Races Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Vote-By-Mail Helped Perk Up Hawaii Turnout But So Did Some Competitive Races

Voting was up throughout the state, in some areas more than others.

Election Recounts Don’t Change Outcomes Of 3 Races

Election Recounts Don’t Change Outcomes Of 3 Races

DeCoite, Quilingking remain the winners of their primaries, and the Kauai County Council lineup stays the same.

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: The Primary That Upset Hawaii’s Mango Cart

A desire for new blood felled or threatened political veterans and fueled the campaigns of hungry newcomers, all under a new system of voting.

Hawaii County Races: Mayor Kim Loses Bid For Another Term Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii County Races: Mayor Kim Loses Bid For Another Term

Waltjen dominated the pack for prosecutor and incumbents are on track to keep their council seats.

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Legislature: House Speaker Saiki Defeats Iwamoto

Reps. Brower and Cachola lose, but San Buenaventura and Cabanilla move ahead in their efforts to claim Senate seats.