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You must obtain an Employee Identification Number from the IRS to open your campaign bank account as well register with the CSC.
The Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission is where you learn the state guidelines, & submit reports. Read all the information possible & know the laws to avoid fines & penalties
Learn more about how individuals and groups can be active in federal elections and the requirements that apply to them.
Find out your district and precincts.
Maps & Discriptions of Districts and Precincts
Apply for an EIN number:
Open a Political bank account. American Savings Bank is recommended as they have a Political Organization Plan for both State & Federal (you may choose any bank of your choice).
Once a campaign bank account is open, you can open a FEC or CSC account depending on the office you are running in (ex. Senate, Congress, House of Representative).
CSC Guidebook for Candidate Committees:
CSC Treasurer’s Guidebook for Candidate and Non-candidate Committees: