Public testimony centered on whether the commission removed the correct number of military from Hawaii’s population count.
Gov. David Ige has received $103,000 from his current and former cabinet members, who have also donated more than $86,000 to state and county lawmakers.
Advocates have also raised concerns over closed door meetings of the Reapportionment Commission.
A state panel tasked with redrawing political boundaries for the Legislature will likely miss deadlines because of a hold up in releasing federal data.
UPDATED: The decision came after a 6-2 vote Tuesday with some concerns raised about the process.
The legislation, scheduled for a hearing Friday, comes even as a state watchdog has been trying to make it easier for candidates to report advertising activities.