Name of agency that possesses the ballot images for the 2020 General Election

Request to:
Office of Elections
Law used:
State of Hawaii UIPA
Status of this request:
Information not held
Summary of Request
My previous UIPA request for the 2020 General Election ballot images resulted in the reply that this agency does not hold the records. Per 52 USC 20701: Retention and preservation of records and papers by officers of elections; deposit with custodian; penalty: Every officer of election shall retain and preserve, for a period of twenty-two months from the date of any general, special, or primary election of which candidates for the office of President, Vice President, presidential elector, Member of the Senate, Member of the House of Representatives, or Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico are voted for, all records and papers which come into his possession relating to any application, registration, payment of poll tax, or other act requisite to voting in such election, except that, when required by law, such records and papers may be delivered to another officer of election and except that, if a State or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico designates a custodian to retain and preserve these records and papers at a specified place, then such records and papers may be deposited with such custodian, and the duty to retain and preserve any record or paper so deposited shall devolve upon such custodian. Any officer of election or custodian who willfully fails to comply with this section shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. I hereby request the name of the organization, entity, or agency that has possession of the ballot images from the 2020 General Election.

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From << Name Not Public >>
Subject Records Request for Office of Elections: Name of agency that possesses the ballot images for the 2020 General Election [#698]
Date March 18, 2022, 6:42 p.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.
My previous UIPA request for the 2020 General Election ballot images resulted in the reply that this agency does not hold the records. Per 52 USC 20701: Retention and preservation of records and papers by officers of elections; deposit with custodian; penalty: Every officer of election shall retain and preserve, for a period of twenty-two months from the date of any general, special, or primary election of which candidates for the office of President, Vice President, presidential elector, Member of the Senate, Member of the House of Representatives, or Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico are voted for, all records and papers which come into his possession relating to any application, registration, payment of poll tax, or other act requisite to voting in such election, except that, when required by law, such records and papers may be delivered to another officer of election and except that, if a State or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico designates a custodian to retain and preserve these records and papers at a specified place, then such records and papers may be deposited with such custodian, and the duty to retain and preserve any record or paper so deposited shall devolve upon such custodian. Any officer of election or custodian who willfully fails to comply with this section shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. I hereby request the name of the organization, entity, or agency that has possession of the ballot images from the 2020 General Election.
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  1. 2 months agoMarch 18, 2022, 6:43 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> sent a message to Office of Elections.
  2. 1 month, 2 weeks agoApril 4, 2022, midnight: This request became overdue
From Kataoka, Jaime N – Office of Elections
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Office of Elections: Name of agency that possesses the ballot images for the 2020 General Election [#698]
Date April 4, 2022, 4:34 p.m.
Status Request resolved
Attachments

Dear Ms. << Name removed >> , Please see attached Notice to Requester, Manual Audit Certification, and 2020 Counting Center Manual 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: Friday, March 18, 2022 6:43 PM To: OE.Elections < <name and email address> > Subject: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Office of Elections: Name of agency that possesses the ballot images for the 2020 General Election [#698] Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address. My previous UIPA request for the 2020 General Election ballot images resulted in the reply that this agency does not hold the records. Per 52 USC 20701: Retention and preservation of records and papers by officers of elections; deposit with custodian; penalty: Every officer of election shall retain and preserve, for a period of twenty-two months from the date of any general, special, or primary election of which candidates for the office of President, Vice President, presidential elector, Member of the Senate, Member of the House of Representatives, or Resident Commissioner from the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico are voted for, all records and papers which come into his possession relating to any application, registration, payment of poll tax, or other act requisite to voting in such election, except that, when required by law, such records and papers may be delivered to another officer of election and except that, if a State or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico designates a custodian to retain and preserve these records and papers at a specified place, then such records and papers may be deposited with such custodian, and the duty to retain and preserve any record or paper so deposited shall devolve upon such custodian. Any officer of election or custodian who willfully fails to comply with this section shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. I hereby request the name of the organization, entity, or agency that has possession of the ballot images from the 2020 General Election. Mahalo, << Name removed >> << Name removed >>
  1. 1 month, 2 weeks agoApril 4, 2022, 4:34 p.m.: Received an email from Office of Elections.
  2. 1 month, 2 weeks agoApril 4, 2022, 4:43 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> published an attachment on request Name of agency that possesses the ballot images for the 2020 General Election.
  3. 1 month, 2 weeks agoApril 4, 2022, 4:43 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> published an attachment on request Name of agency that possesses the ballot images for the 2020 General Election.
  4. 1 month, 2 weeks agoApril 4, 2022, 4:44 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> set status to 'Information not held'.