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Statement from Kawauchi about state taking over election

Hawaii 24/7 Staff

The following statement was released Wednesday afternoon by County Clerk Jamae Kawauchi:

The Office of the Hawaii County Clerk has received media inquiries concerning the State Office of Elections rescission of their delegation of authority regarding State elections.

By letter, dated Oct. 2, 2012, the Hawaii County Clerk received notification of the State Office of Elections rescission of their delegation of authority regarding State elections.

Jamae Kawauchi said, “On Oct. 2, 2012, and immediately following the notification of the State Office of Elections rescission of their delegation of authority regarding State elections, I requested a meeting be held on Oct. 4, 2012, in Honolulu, Hawaii, at the offices of the State Attorney General, to further discuss the State Office of Elections rescission. This meeting will be attended by the Chief Elections Officer of the State of Hawaii, attorneys from the State Attorney General’s office, the Hawaii County Clerk, and Hawaii County Deputy Corporation Counsel. More information will be made available, as appropriate, following this meeting.”

Kawauchi also said, “The next State Office of Elections workshop is scheduled for Oct. 4, 2012 – Oahu. The Hawaii County elections division will be attending the workshop tomorrow.”

The workshop is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Hawaii State Capitol, while the meeting at the state Attorney General’s Office is set at 3:30 p.m.

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