2016 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 2. ELECTIONS
12. Primary Elections
12-2 Primary held when; candidates only those nominated.

HI Rev Stat § 12-2 (2016) What's This?

§12-2 Primary held when; candidates only those nominated. The primary shall be held on the second Saturday of August in every even numbered year.

No person shall be a candidate for any general or special general election unless the person has been nominated in the immediately preceding primary or special primary. [L 1970, c 26, pt of §2; am L 1973, c 217, §2(a); am L 1975, c 36, §2(1); am L 1976, c 106, §2(1); am L 1979, c 122, §2; gen ch 1985; am L 2010, c 126, §2]

Case Notes

Court abstained from deciding whether Hawaii statute bans write-in voting. 846 F.2d 587.

Casting of write-in votes not permitted. 70 H. 498, 776 P.2d 824.

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