Hawaii state legislative districts

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There are a total of 76 seats in the Hawaii State Legislature. All 51 seats of the Hawaii House of Representatives are up for election every two years along with half of the seats of the Hawaii State Senate. All 25 state senators are up for re-election following redistricting.

Chambers

Senate

The Hawaii State Senate is the upper chamber of the Hawaii State Legislature. It meets in Honolulu and includes 25 state senators. Each member represents an average of 54,412 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[1] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 48,461 residents.[2]

House

The Hawaii House of Representatives is the lower house of the Hawaii State Legislature. It has 51 members who are elected from 51 districts. Each member represents an average of 26,673 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[3] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 23,756 residents.[4]

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Qualifications

From Article III, Section 7 of the Hawaii Constitution: No person shall be eligible to serve as a member of the senate unless the person has been a resident of the State for not less than three years, has attained the age of majority and is, prior to filing nomination papers and thereafter continues to be, a qualified voter of the senatorial district from which the person seeks to be elected; except that in the year of the first general election following reapportionment, but prior to the primary election, an incumbent senator may move to a new district without being disqualified from completing the remainder of the incumbent senator's term.

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the Senate, the Governor is responsible for appointing a replacement. For all vacancies, the Governor must appoint a replacement within 60 days after the vacancy happened. The candidate is selected from a list of three prospective candidates submitted by the political party that last held the vacant seat. The party has thirty days after the vacancy to submit a list of prospective candidates. If the person leaving the seat is a independent, the Governor must select a resident from the vacant district that is not a member of any political party.[5][6]

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Hawaii legislature are paid $46,272/year. Additionally, legislators receive $150/day for per diem for members living outside Oahu during session, and $120/day during the interim while conducting official legislative business. Members living inside Oahu receive $10/day during the interim while conducting legislative business.[7]

Districts

These are links to every district in the Hawaii State Senate.

Hawaii State Senate District 1
Hawaii State Senate District 2
Hawaii State Senate District 3
Hawaii State Senate District 4
Hawaii State Senate District 5
Hawaii State Senate District 6
Hawaii State Senate District 7
Hawaii State Senate District 8
Hawaii State Senate District 9
Hawaii State Senate District 10
Hawaii State Senate District 11
Hawaii State Senate District 12
Hawaii State Senate District 13
Hawaii State Senate District 14
Hawaii State Senate District 15
Hawaii State Senate District 16
Hawaii State Senate District 17
Hawaii State Senate District 18
Hawaii State Senate District 19
Hawaii State Senate District 20
Hawaii State Senate District 21
Hawaii State Senate District 22
Hawaii State Senate District 23
Hawaii State Senate District 24
Hawaii State Senate District 25

Qualifications

From Article III, Section 7 of the Hawaii Constitution: No person shall be eligible to serve as a member of the house of representatives unless the person has been a resident of the State for not less than three years, has attained the age of majority and is, prior to filing nomination papers and thereafter continues to be, a qualified voter of the representative district from which the person seeks to be elected; except that in the year of the first general election following reapportionment, but prior to the primary election, an incumbent representative may move to a new district without being disqualified from completing the remainder of the incumbent representative's term.

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the House, the Governor is responsible for appointing a replacement. For all vacancies, the Governor must appoint a replacement within 60 days after the vacancy happened. The candidate is selected from a list of three prospective candidates submitted by the political party that last held the vacant seat. The party has thirty days after the vacancy to submit a list of prospective candidates. If the person leaving the seat is a independent, the Governor must select a resident from the vacant district that is not a member of any political party.[8][9]

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Hawaii legislature are paid $46,272/year. Additionally, legislators receive $150/day for per diem for members living outside Oahu during session, and $120/day during the interim while conducting official legislative business. Members living inside Oahu receive $10/day during the interim while conducting legislative business.[10]

Districts

These are links to every district in the Hawaii House of Representatives.

Hawaii House of Representatives District 1
Hawaii House of Representatives District 2
Hawaii House of Representatives District 3
Hawaii House of Representatives District 4
Hawaii House of Representatives District 5
Hawaii House of Representatives District 6
Hawaii House of Representatives District 7
Hawaii House of Representatives District 8
Hawaii House of Representatives District 9
Hawaii House of Representatives District 10
Hawaii House of Representatives District 11
Hawaii House of Representatives District 12
Hawaii House of Representatives District 13
Hawaii House of Representatives District 14
Hawaii House of Representatives District 15
Hawaii House of Representatives District 16
Hawaii House of Representatives District 17
Hawaii House of Representatives District 18
Hawaii House of Representatives District 19
Hawaii House of Representatives District 20
Hawaii House of Representatives District 21
Hawaii House of Representatives District 22
Hawaii House of Representatives District 23
Hawaii House of Representatives District 24
Hawaii House of Representatives District 25
Hawaii House of Representatives District 26
Hawaii House of Representatives District 27
Hawaii House of Representatives District 28
Hawaii House of Representatives District 29
Hawaii House of Representatives District 30
Hawaii House of Representatives District 31
Hawaii House of Representatives District 32
Hawaii House of Representatives District 33
Hawaii House of Representatives District 34
Hawaii House of Representatives District 35
Hawaii House of Representatives District 36
Hawaii House of Representatives District 37
Hawaii House of Representatives District 38
Hawaii House of Representatives District 39
Hawaii House of Representatives District 40
Hawaii House of Representatives District 41
Hawaii House of Representatives District 42
Hawaii House of Representatives District 43
Hawaii House of Representatives District 44
Hawaii House of Representatives District 45
Hawaii House of Representatives District 46
Hawaii House of Representatives District 47
Hawaii House of Representatives District 48
Hawaii House of Representatives District 49
Hawaii House of Representatives District 50
Hawaii House of Representatives District 51


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