Special election for new Kauai County Prosecutor takes place in December

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Kauai County officials issued a proclamation on Friday, Oct. 1, calling for a special election for a new prosecuting attorney. A special primary election will take place on Saturday, Dec. 18.

If it is needed, a special general election will be held on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022.

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Officials said candidates can file their paperwork beginning Monday, Oct. 4, at the Elections Division. Candidate filing will run until Friday, Oct. 15, and hours of operation will be from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information and to get an application for nomination papers, possible candidates for Kauai’s prosecuting attorney can visit the Elections Division’s website here.

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This special election comes after the former Prosecuting Attorney Justin Kollar left the position for a job in California. According to officials, the special election will only be for the office of prosecuting attorney.

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