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HAWAI‘I ELECTIONS 2018: When Do I Vote?

July 28, 2018, 1:15 PM HST
* Updated July 20, 9:17 AM
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Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Primary Election is on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018.

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

You can still register to vote in the primary through Aug. 9, 2018.

REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS

  • A U.S. Citizen
  • Non-U.S. citizens, including U.S. nationals do not qualify
  • A Resident of the State of Hawaii
  • The residence stated by the applicant cannot simply be because of their presence in the State, but that the residence was acquired with the intent to make Hawaii the person’s legal residence with all the accompanying obligations therein.
  • At least 18 years of age

Hawai‘i law allows qualified individuals to pre-register at 16 years of age. Upon reaching 18 years of age, they will be automatically registered.

WAYS TO REGISTER

Online: Go to www.olvr.hawaii.gov. You must have a current Hawaii Driver’s License or State ID to complete an application online.

Mail: Print & submit a completed Voter Registration & Permanent Absentee Applicationto your Clerk’s Office.

In-person: Visit the Office of Elections or your Clerk’s Office to submit an application in person.

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Applications are available at any of the following locations:

  • Office of Elections
  • Clerk’s Offices
  • State Libraries
  • U.S. Post Offices
  • Most State Agencies
  • Satellite City Halls
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Election Day Registration: If a voter misses the application deadline, they may register and vote at an Early Walk In Voting location in their county or on Election Day at their assigned polling place determined by their residence address. You will be asked to complete a registration affidavit and provide physical identification. The following are acceptable forms of ID:

  • Hawaii Driver License
  • Hawaii State ID
  • Military ID
  • Passport
  • Current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government issued document showing name and address.

Early Walk In Voting
Early Walk In Voting locations for the 2018 Elections are opened between the following dates.

Primary Election: July 30 – August 9, 2018
General Election: October 23 – November 3, 2018

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Election Day
Use the Find My Polling Place Locator to locate your polling place or by calling (808) 453-VOTE (8683). Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Primary Election: Saturday, August 11, 2018
General Election: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

For additional information on the 2018 Elections, visit elections.hawaii.gov or call (808) 453-VOTE (8683).

2018 ELECTION DATES & DEADLINES

Voter Registration Deadline
Primary: July 12
General: October 9

Early Walk In Voting
Primary: July 30 to August 9
General: October 23 to November 3

Mail Ballot Request
Primary: August 4
General: October 30

Election Day: Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Primary: August 11
General: November 6

 

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