2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information

Request to:
Office of Elections
Law used:
State of Hawaii UIPA
Status of this request:
Request refused
Refusal Reason
Per agency the requested information is not easily retreivable
Summary of Request
December 11, 2021 Records Access Officer Elections Office Re: Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) Request 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information Aloha Records Access Officer: Pursuant to the Hawaii Uniform Information Practices Act (“UIPA”), Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92F, I hereby request the following records be produced in the common electronic format as described below: 1. For each batch of votes processed during the 2020 General Election: i. The numeric batch identifier ii. The date and time each batch was processed iii. The number of ballots contained in each batch iv. The number of votes for the Trump/Pence ticket in each batch v. The number of votes for the Biden/Harris ticket in each batch I would like to request this information in a spreadsheet or csv file. If no records exist responsive to the above request(s), I hereby request a certification to that effect. For records produced in response to the request(s), I hereby request certifications that the record(s) produced are correct. I am requesting that these records be produced in electronic format and sent to the email address above. If records are too voluminous to be sent via email please contact me to discuss alternatives. If there is expected to be a delay in providing a part of the requested records, kindly produce the certified copies that are available and provide the remainder on a “rolling basis”. If my request does not adequately describe the records to be produced, please contact me via e-mail so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which records are filed, retrieved or generated. Pursuant to the UIPA, records available for public access in their entireties must be disclosed within a reasonable time, not to exceed 10 business days from the date the request was received, or after receipt of any prepayment required. Records not available in their entireties must be disclosed within 5 business days after this notice or after receipt of any prepayment required. HAR § 2-71-13(c). If incremental disclosure is authorized by HAR § 2-71-15, the first increment must be disclosed within 5 business days of this notice or after receipt of any prepayment required. If for any reason any portion of my request is denied, please inform me of the reason(s) for each record denied in writing and provide the name, job title, address and e-mail address of the person or body to whom an appeal should be directed. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions or suggestions that you may have. Thank you kindly for your assistance.

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From << Name Not Public >>
Subject Records Request for Office of Elections: 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information [#609]
Date Dec. 11, 2021, 8:10 a.m.
To Office of Elections
Status Awaiting response
Attachments

Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address.
December 11, 2021 Records Access Officer Elections Office Re: Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) Request 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information Aloha Records Access Officer: Pursuant to the Hawaii Uniform Information Practices Act (“UIPA”), Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92F, I hereby request the following records be produced in the common electronic format as described below: 1. For each batch of votes processed during the 2020 General Election: i. The numeric batch identifier ii. The date and time each batch was processed iii. The number of ballots contained in each batch iv. The number of votes for the Trump/Pence ticket in each batch v. The number of votes for the Biden/Harris ticket in each batch I would like to request this information in a spreadsheet or csv file. If no records exist responsive to the above request(s), I hereby request a certification to that effect. For records produced in response to the request(s), I hereby request certifications that the record(s) produced are correct. I am requesting that these records be produced in electronic format and sent to the email address above. If records are too voluminous to be sent via email please contact me to discuss alternatives. If there is expected to be a delay in providing a part of the requested records, kindly produce the certified copies that are available and provide the remainder on a “rolling basis”. If my request does not adequately describe the records to be produced, please contact me via e-mail so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which records are filed, retrieved or generated. Pursuant to the UIPA, records available for public access in their entireties must be disclosed within a reasonable time, not to exceed 10 business days from the date the request was received, or after receipt of any prepayment required. Records not available in their entireties must be disclosed within 5 business days after this notice or after receipt of any prepayment required. HAR § 2-71-13(c). If incremental disclosure is authorized by HAR § 2-71-15, the first increment must be disclosed within 5 business days of this notice or after receipt of any prepayment required. If for any reason any portion of my request is denied, please inform me of the reason(s) for each record denied in writing and provide the name, job title, address and e-mail address of the person or body to whom an appeal should be directed. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions or suggestions that you may have. Thank you kindly for your assistance.
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  1. 1 month, 1 week agoDec. 11, 2021, 8:10 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> sent a message to Office of Elections.
From Kataoka, Jaime N – Office of Elections
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Office of Elections: 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information [#609]
Date Dec. 23, 2021, 4:29 p.m.
Status Request resolved
Attachments

Dear Ms. << Name removed >> , Please see attached Notice to Requester in response to your records request. Thank you, Jaime Kataoka Voter Services State of Hawaii, Office of Elections (808) 453-VOTE (8683)
-----Original Message----- From: << Name removed >> << Name removed >> <<name and email address> > Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2021 8:11 AM To: OE.Elections < <name and email address> > Subject: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Office of Elections: 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information [#609] Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address. December 11, 2021 Records Access Officer Elections Office Re: Uniform Information Practices Act (UIPA) Request 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information Aloha Records Access Officer: Pursuant to the Hawaii Uniform Information Practices Act (“UIPA”), Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92F, I hereby request the following records be produced in the common electronic format as described below: 1. For each batch of votes processed during the 2020 General Election: i. The numeric batch identifier ii. The date and time each batch was processed iii. The number of ballots contained in each batch iv. The number of votes for the Trump/Pence ticket in each batch v. The number of votes for the Biden/Harris ticket in each batch I would like to request this information in a spreadsheet or csv file. If no records exist responsive to the above request(s), I hereby request a certification to that effect. For records produced in response to the request(s), I hereby request certifications that the record(s) produced are correct. I am requesting that these records be produced in electronic format and sent to the email address above. If records are too voluminous to be sent via email please contact me to discuss alternatives. If there is expected to be a delay in providing a part of the requested records, kindly produce the certified copies that are available and provide the remainder on a “rolling basis”. If my request does not adequately describe the records to be produced, please contact me via e-mail so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which records are filed, retrieved or generated. Pursuant to the UIPA, records available for public access in their entireties must be disclosed within a reasonable time, not to exceed 10 business days from the date the request was received, or after receipt of any prepayment required. Records not available in their entireties must be disclosed within 5 business days after this notice or after receipt of any prepayment required. HAR § 2-71-13(c). If incremental disclosure is authorized by HAR § 2-71-15, the first increment must be disclosed within 5 business days of this notice or after receipt of any prepayment required. If for any reason any portion of my request is denied, please inform me of the reason(s) for each record denied in writing and provide the name, job title, address and e-mail address of the person or body to whom an appeal should be directed. Please feel free to e-mail me with any questions or suggestions that you may have. Thank you kindly for your assistance. IF SEEKING PUBLIC INTEREST WAIVER, PROVIDE PUBLIC INTEREST STATEMENT BELOW THIS LINE Mahalo, << Name removed >> << Name removed >>
  1. 3 weeks, 3 days agoDec. 23, 2021, 4:30 p.m.: Received an email from Office of Elections.
  2. 1 week, 6 days agoJan. 4, 2022, 10:53 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> made the request '2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information' public.
  3. 1 week, 6 days agoJan. 4, 2022, 10:54 a.m.: Office of Elections refused to provide information on the grounds of Per agency the requested information is not easily retreivable.
  4. 1 week, 6 days agoJan. 4, 2022, 10:54 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> published an attachment on request 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information.
  5. 1 week, 6 days agoJan. 4, 2022, 10:54 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> published an attachment on request 2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information.
  6. 1 week, 6 days agoJan. 4, 2022, 10:56 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> made the request '2020 General Election Ballot Batch Information' public.