FACTSHEET

                                              2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS

 

In the State of Hawaii, the names of the candidates for president and vice president are used on the ballot in place of the names of the presidential electors.  The votes cast for president and vice president of each political party, or group that has qualified by petition to place the names of their candidates on the ballot, shall be counted for the presidential electors and alternates nominated by their respective political party/group.  Hawaii is entitled to four presidential electors in the 2012 election. (U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 1 and HRS Sections 11‑113 and 14‑23)

 

 

SUBMISSION OF NAMES OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS AND ALTERNATES

(HRS Chapter 14)

 

The party/group that is eligible to place the names of candidates for president and vice president on the General Election ballot shall hold a state party or group convention to nominate as candidates:

 

·                       four presidential electors

·                       four first alternates for each presidential elector

·                       four second alternates for each presidential elector

 

State law requires that the electors shall be registered voters of the State.  (HRS Section 14‑21)

 

The names and addresses of the nominees for presidential electors and alternates shall be certified by the chairman and secretary of the convention and submitted to the chief election officer not later than 4:30 p.m. on the 60th day prior to the general election.  In the year 2012, the deadline was Friday, September 7, 2012.  (HRS Section 14‑21)

 

ELECTION OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS (HRS Chapter 14)

 

The electors and alternates of the party/group that receives the most votes for president and vice president in the General Election shall be elected and shall attend the Electoral College to cast votes for president and vice president.  All four of the electors shall be of the same party/group.

 

In accordance with State law, the chief election officer shall certify to the governor the names of the elected presidential electors and alternates not later than 4:30 p.m. on the last day in the month of the election.  (HRS Section 14‑24)

 

 

CONVENING OF THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS

 

The presidential electors shall assemble at the State Capitol on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December next following their election, at two o'clock in the afternoon.  In the year 2012, the electors shall assemble on December 17, 2012 at the State Capitol.  (HRS Section 14‑26)

 

The electors, when convened, shall vote by ballot for that person for president and that person for vice president of the United States, who are, respectively, the candidates of the party or group which they represent. (HRS Section 14‑28)

 

 

 

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

 

The Primary Election will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2012.

 

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

2012 Presidential Electors

 

 

 

PARTY

ELECTORS

FIRST ALTERNATES

SECOND ALTERNATES

Republican

David S.Y. Chang

Beth K. Fukumoto

Nacia L.M. Blom

Republican

Janice M. Hellreich

Jacquelyn H. Skaf

Marcia J. Klompus

Republican

Frederick W. Rohlfing, III

Dylan W.J. Nonaka

Boyd J. Ready

Republican

Theodore E. Liu

Erin A. Kealoha

Jame K. Schaedel

 

 

 

 

Green

Nikhilananda

Jeffrey L. Turner

Ruth Larkin

Green

Mark Van Doren

James R. Brewer, Jr.

Kathy Dorn

Green

Julie Hedgecock-Jacobson

Renee Ing

Barbara Bell

Green

Robert Jacobson

Re’ne Siracusa

Martha Harden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARTY

ELECTORS

FIRST ALTERNATES

SECOND ALTERNATES

Libertarian

Lawrence Bartley

Mark Monoscalco

Richard Fall

Libertarian

Tracy Ryan

Mirella Monoscalco

Daniel DeGracia

Libertarian

Jo Paul Rognstad

Michael Dyer

Harendra Panalal

Libertarian

Alan Matsuda

Charlene Dyer

John Spangler

 

 

 

 

Democratic

Marie Dolores (Dolly) Strazar

Aileen Wada

Janice Bond

Democratic

Debbie Shimizu

Loretta Gianotti

Ian Ross

Democratic

John Bickel

Marina Schwartz

Harriet Kam

Democratic

Michael Golojuch, Sr.

Lenoard Habersham

Dorothy Binder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This document is intended for informational purposes only and should not be used as an authority on the Hawaii election law and deadlines. Requirements and/or deadlines may change pending changes in legislation. Consult the Hawaii Revised Statues and other sources for more detailed and accurate requirements.

Office of Elections

802 Lehua Avenue

Pearl City, Hawaii 96782

Phone: (808) 453-VOTE(8683)

Neighbor Island Toll Free: 1-800-442-VOTE (8683)

Office of Elections – FSBO125H

Revised:  September 7, 2012