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Court Order delays candidate filing for US Rep., State Senator and State House offices

Maps of the 2021 Reapportionment Plan for Maui County. PC: Office of Elections, Hawaiʻi

The State of Hawaiʻi Supreme Court issued a court order temporarily suspending candidate filing for the offices of US Representative, State Senate, and State Representative contests until further notice from the court. The order arises from a challenge of the 2021 State Reapportionment Plan.

Candidate filing will open as scheduled beginning March 1, 2022 for the following offices: 

  • US Senate 
  • Governor 
  • Lieutenant Governor 
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, Hawaiʻi Resident Trustee, vacancy 
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, Maui Resident Trustee 
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, Oʻahu Resident Trustee 
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee, At-Large 
  • County of Hawaiʻi, Councilmember 
  • County of Maui, Mayor 
  • County of Maui, Councilmember 
  • County of Kauaʻi, Mayor 
  • County of Kauaʻi, Councilmember 
  • City & County of Honolulu, Councilmember 

Interested candidates for these offices may obtain nomination papers to file for office. For a list of locations and qualifications, visit elections.hawaii.gov.   

The Office of Elections will provide updated information as it becomes available.

Maps of the 2021 Reapportionment Plan for Maui County. PC: Office of Elections, Hawaiʻi

Original source: https://mauinow.com/2022/02/28/court-order-delays-candidate-filing-for-us-rep-state-senator-and-state-house-offices/

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