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Drive-Through Voter Registration This Week

July 11, 2016, 3:34 PM HST
* Updated July 11, 3:36 PM
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Big Island Now stock photo. June 2016.

Big Island Now stock photo. June 2016.

The deadline to register to vote in the primary election is July 14, 2016.

The Office of Elections and County Clerks will be holding drive-thru voter registration events on July 13 and 14 at various locations statewide, giving Hawai‘i residents another opportunity to register to vote.

Individuals may visit a designated location to register or update their voter registration with the help of an election official from the convenience of their vehicle.

Additionally, voters are welcomed to drop-off completed voter registration forms to these locations.

To be eligible to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a Hawai‘i resident and at least 18 years of age.

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Locations on Hawai‘i Island include, Bayfront in Hilo, Kmart in Kona) and Malama Market in Pāhoa.

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Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Voters who have moved or changed their name since the last election, will need to update their voter registration.

Wikiwiki Voter Registration Forms are also available at the following locations:

  • U.S. Post Offices
  • Public libraries
  • Yellow Pages
  • Office of Elections website: www.elections.hawaii.gov
  • City/county clerk’s offices
  • Most state agencies
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Completed voter registration forms must be submitted to the clerk’s office by 4:30 p.m. or postmarked by July 14, 2016, if mailed.

The primary election is on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016.

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For additional information on the 2016 Elections, visit www.elections.hawaii.gov or call 453-VOTE (8683).

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