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Upcoming Elections in Hawaii

2016 Election Dates and Deadlines

November 8,2016 - GENERAL ELECTION 7:00am - 6:00pm
Candidates: Last day to withdraw before the Election: General: Submit request to withdraw from General Election for reasons of ill health to Office of Elections or City/County Clerk. September 19,2016
Voter Registration deadline - In Person: Voter Registration Deadline - General ElectionVoter registration application must be postmarked by deadline date October 10,2016
Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting starts: First day for Early Walk-In Voting - General ElectionLocations TBD. Dates subject to change. October 25,2016
Voter Registration Begins: Late voter registration begins October 25,2016
Absentee Ballot Request deadline - By Mail: Last Day to Submit Absentee Mail Application - General Election.Absentee application must be received by 4:30pm at your County Clerk\'s Office November 1,2016
Early Voting/In Person Absentee voting ends: Last day for Early Walk-In Voting - General Election November 5,2016
Voter Registration Ends: Late voter registration ends November 5,2016
Absentee Ballot return deadline : Absentee Ballot Return Deadline November 8,2016
Mayoral Elections and Others
  • Hilo Mayoral Election - Current Mayor: William P. Kenoi - Population(186,738)
  • Honolulu Mayoral Election - Current Mayor: Kirk Caldwell - Population(991,788)
November 8, 2016
  • Electoral College @ 2:00 pm
December 19, 2016

Can I Take Time Off For Voting?

If you are working on election day, you may be enti tled to a maximum of two consecutive hours off from work in order to vote. Voters shall not be subject to any penalty, rescheduling of normal hours, or deduction s from salary or wages because of such absence.
For example, the law does not apply to employees wh ose work hours include a period of two consecutive hours while the polls are open w hen the employee is not working for the employer.

Voting At The Polls On Election Day

Voters do not have to wait until election day to vote. Any registered voter may request a mail ballot or cast their vote at an early walk-in location within their county.

Learn more about Voting at the Polls on Election Day

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Poll Hours: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM

Voter preferring to vote on election day may go to their assigned polling place. Polling place hours are 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM on election day. You can find your polling place by contacting the Office of Elections.

How can I find my polling location?

If you do not know where your polling place is,you can use to Find Your Polling Place. If you have any issues or questions, please contact your County Clerk

Am I eligible To Vote in Hawaii?

Most States require citizens to be registered in order to vote. Make sure you understand the voter registration requirements of your State of residence. Check if you are eligible to vote in Hawaii

How/Where Do I Register To Vote in Hawaii?

Do you know how or where to register to vote in Hawaii? Click here for more information

What's on Hawaii ballot in 2016

Do you know what you are voting for in 2016? Click here to see what will be on the statewide and local ballots

Who Can Vote in Primaries in Hawaii?

Primary elections are one means by which a political party nominates candidates for the next general election. Check if you are eligible to vote in Primary Elections in Hawaii

Can I Register To Vote At The Polls On Election Day?

Do you know if Hawaii if one of the States that allow voters to register at the polls on Election day? Click here for more information

Am I eligible To Vote Absentee Ballot in Hawaii?

Most States allow voters to vote using an absentee ballot under certain circumstances. Do you know if you are eligible to vote absentee ballot and how to vote absentee ballot in Hawaii? Check on the requirements for requesting and returning an absentee ballot

If My Address Has Changed Do I Need To Re-register To Vote?

When you register to vote, your voter registration is linked to your residential address. When registered voters move, they are supposed to update their registration records with election officials before voting Check if you need to re-register to vote