2020 is an election year and your voice matters. Register to vote in Hawaiʻi here - Register to Vote.
Primary Election Ballot Delivered: July 21, 2020
Primary Election: August 8, 2020
General Election Ballot Delivered: October 16, 2020
General Election: November 3, 2020
Keep Your Voter Registration Record Up to Date: Ballots are mailed to the voter's mailing address associated with their voter registration record. Voters who have moved, changed their name or mailing address, must update their voter registration. Voters may check online or call their Clerk's Office to confirm that their voter registration is current.
Receiving Your Ballot: All properly registered voters will receive a mail ballot packet approximately 18 days prior to the election.
The mail ballot packet contains:
If you do not receive your mail ballot packet, contact your Clerk's Office.
Voting Your Ballot: Follow these tips to ensure that your vote counts.
Preparing Your Ballot for Return: After voting your ballot, re-fold it and seal it in the secret ballot sleeve. The secret ballot sleeve ensures your right to secrecy as the ballots are opened and prepared for counting. Once sealed, place the secret ballot sleeve in the return envelope. Read the affirmation statement and sign the return envelope before returning it to the Clerk's Office. Voters must sign the return envelope for the ballot to be counted.
Returning Your Ballot: Voters may return their ballot by mail or in-person at a designated place of deposit. Voted ballots must be received by the Clerk's Office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.
Processing Your Ballot: Upon receipt of your return envelope, the Clerk's Office conducts a signature validation. After your signature is validated your ballot will be forwarded to State Election Officials to be counted.
Voter Service Centers: The Clerk's Office establish voter service centers that will be open 10 business days prior to each election. Voters may visit any service center within their county should they prefer to vote in person. Additionally, the service center will provide accessible voting and same day registration.