Early Voting Has Begun – Act Now!

LGBT Caucus Steering Committee Members UPDATED 2020 General Election Info Yesterday, October 20th, the Voter Service Centers opened and will remain open every day until Election Day (except Sundays) for anyone that wants to Vote in Person, Register to Vote, or drop off a completed ballot. We are seeing historic early voting back on the continent and the same is here in Hawai’i (if C&C Honolulu daily count results are any indication), but we can and must do better with our voter turn

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LGBT Caucus Nominations Are In for the ’20 – ’22 Term

Nominees For LGBT CaucusOfficers & Steering Committee Members 2020 General Election Info Happy National Coming Out Day! Today (Oct 11) at 5:00 pm was the deadline to submit nominations for the LGBT Caucus’s Steering Committee positions for the 2020 – 2022 term. Here are those people that were nominated and since there were no races these nominees they will be elected by acclamation at our meeting this coming Saturday, October 17th at 3:00 PM on Zoom pursuant to the procedures that

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Vote With Pride! 2020 General Election

Make Sure Your Vote is Counted Happy LGBTQIA+ History Month! (Reminder that this Sunday is National Coming Out Day!) As ballot start arriving we wanted to make sure that everyone had the tools to make sure they are able to vote and that their vote is counted. Here is a video that will give you that information. Click here to watch the video. Power Point Presentation: http://bit.ly/LGBT2020GenElectionWhere to find the nearest Places of Deposit & Voter Service Centers: https://elections.hawaii.gov/voter-service-centers-and-places-of-deposit/ More information on How

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1 in 5 LGBTQIA people are NOT registered to VOTE!

A study earlier this year showed that 1 in 5 members of the LGBTQIA+ community is NOT registered to vote! Make a difference today on National Voter Registration Day and make sure that every one of your friends and family are registered to vote in the 2020 General Election! After they register or if they already are registered to vote ensure that they have a plan to vote! Hawai’i residents can register on-line at olvr.hawaii.gov; and Everyone can go to iwillvote.com to register to vote as well

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Supporting VP Biden & Senator Harris, Announcing our September Guest Speaker

Support Biden-Harris in Battle Ground States We are weeks away from the most important election of our lives, and we need YOUR help reaching LGBTQ+ and pro-equality voters in battleground states to ensure Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris are victorious in November. The shift is every Tuesday from 12:00 – 2:00 PM (Hawaii Time) and you can do it from the safety of your own home. You don’t have to do the entire 2 hours, even 30

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Ensure Sure Your Vote Is Counted: 2020 Primary Election

DPH GOTV 2020 As Congressman John Lewis, civil rights pioneer & voter rights advocate, is laid to rest today we want to honor his memory by ensuring everyone has all the information that they need to ensure their vote is counted in the 2020 State of Hawai’i Primary Election.Here are the deadlines to vote by mail for ALL registered voters: Saturday, August 1, 2020 to request a REPLACEMENT ballot mailed to you. Any registered voter can request a replacement ballot if you have

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Happy Equality Day & Happy Pride!

HAPPY EQUALITY DAY! Yes you read that right, TODAY is Equality Day – well not officially, well not yet! If these were normal times we would be getting ready for our annual fundraiser but these are NOT normal times but that should not stop any of us from taking time today day to CELEBRATE our historic victories! Today in history we had THREE different monumental SCOTUS rulings that help move the needle toward making America a more equal society, legally at least. Those

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Preparing for Upcoming Elections

HB 2177 & SCR 154 PassedVote With PRIDEPreparing for State eConvention HAPPY PRIDE! Success HB 2177 & SCR 154 Passed Mahalo nui loa to everyone that submitted testimony in support of HB 2177 & SCR 154. They no go to the full Senate to be voted on. They were both amended but nothing we can’t live with. I will be in contact when SCR 154 is scheduled for a hearing in the House to request testimony. HB 2177, HD1 – Amends statutory limitations on

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2020 Election: Responses to the LGBT Caucus Survey

Responses to the LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai’i 2020 Candidate Survey (received as of 5.5.20) Posting this does not mean the LGBT Caucus is endorsing any of the candidates – this post is to help everyone make informed decisions when they get their ballot in the mail. U.S. Representative Races: https://bit.ly/2020FedRespLGBTState Races: https://bit.ly/2020StateRespsLGBTCounty Races: https://bit.ly/2020CntyRespLGBT We will post updates as we receive additional responses. For any Democratic Candidate running that would like to respond to our survey

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LGBT Caucus March Meeting this Saturday, COVID-19 & Legislative Update

With all that is going on in the world I wanted to make sure you were taking care of yourself and your family! Here is an excerpt from Chair Stanley’s email: Here are some things we all can do now to help with this global pandemic: Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly with soap for at least 20 seconds. Practice social distancing — avoid groups of more than 10, stay at home if at all possible.  Share the Aloha spirit

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