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General Election Races
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:49:07 +0000
We’ve updated our overview of the upcoming races for the current legislative office holders. A “yes” means there’s a race! “Unopposed” means there is no General Election race. The winners of the primary in Senate District 24, and House Districts … Continue reading
2018 Regular Session – Statistics
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 21:03:01 +0000
The Governor’s deadline for taking action on bills has passed. If you’re looking for a statistical wrap up of the 2018 Regular Session, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a breakdown: There were 2,260 bills introduced this year. 229 were passed … Continue reading
JDC Hearing on Monday, 7/9
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 19:51:20 +0000
One of the Senate’s special powers is the advise and consent role it plays on the appointment of judges and justices (see the Constitution of the State of Hawaii, Article VI, Section 3).  The Chief Justice has four appointments that … Continue reading
Keep your eye out for the list of bills the Governor may veto!
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:29:30 +0000
It should be posted in the next few days — the Governor has until Monday, June 25th (that’s 35 days after adjournment sine die, not counting weekends or holidays) to provide the Legislature with his intent-to-veto list. A bill ON … Continue reading
Trying to wrap your head around the upcoming elections?
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:12:03 +0000
We’ve come up with an overview of the upcoming races for the current legislative office holders that might help. A “yes” means there’s a race! Find list of candidates on Office of Elections website https://elections.hawaii.gov/