Voting in Hawaii
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For full information about voting in Hawaii, contact your state election agency.
The Hawaii Office of Elections describes who may vote in Hawaii as the following:
—Hawaii Office of Elections
When and where
The deadline for registration is 29 days prior to the election. Registration can be done in one of the following ways:
—Hawaii Office of Elections
Hawaii passed legislation in 2012 authorizing online voter registration, but a system has not yet been implemented as of January 2015.
Voting on Election Day
In order to vote, electors must present valid photo identification with a signature, excluding the Voter Registration Notice. Additionally, voters will be asked to sign a poll book to record that they voted at the polling place.
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
- See also: Absentee voting
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Hawaii. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the election office seven days prior to the election. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by close of polls on Election Day.
Military and overseas voting
For full details regarding military and overseas voting, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program.
- See also: Early voting
Hawaii is one of 34 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins 14 days before an election and ends three days prior to Election Day. The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.
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Elections in Hawaii
- Hawaii elections, 2016
- Hawaii elections, 2015
- Hawaii elections, 2014
- Hawaii elections, 2013
- Hawaii elections, 2012
- University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs - Smart Politics, "Which States Have the Longest and Shortest Election Day Voting Hours?" July 10, 2014
- Hawaii Office of Elections, "Single Party Primary," accessed June 10, 2014
- Hawaii Office of Elections, "Voting in Hawaii," accessed June 10, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- State of Hawaii - Office of Elections, "Home page," accessed January 3, 2014
- Hawaii Office of Elections Website, "Absentee Voting," accessed December 18, 2013
- Hawaii Office of Elections, "How to Request an Absentee Ballot," accessed December 18, 2013
- Long Distance Voter, "Hawaii Absentee Ballot Guide," accessed December 18, 2013
- Long Distance Voter, "Early Voting Rules: Hawaii," accessed December 18, 2013
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