How & Where to Vote
Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to Vote
Register to vote in Hawaii, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
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Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Hawaii
In 2020, Hawaii Democrats will hold a party-run presidential primary election on April 4th. To participate you must register directly with the Hawaii Democratic Party by February 18th. Voters may also register at polling locations on April 4th. Note polling locations will only be open from 7 am to 3 pm. The party hopes most voters will participate via mail ballots. By-mail ballots will be issued February 18th and must be received by March 28th.
The Hawaii Republicans will hold closed precinct caucuses on March 10th. Voters may register to vote on site if not already registered with the party.
Hawaii holds open primaries. Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Don’t miss your next election!
Don’t miss your next election! In 2020 Hawaii Democrats will hold a party-run presidential primary election on April 4th. To participate you must register directly with the Hawaii Democratic Party by February 18th. Voters may also register at polling locations on April 4th.
Open state primaries will occur on August 8th, 2020.
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Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Note: The presidential primary is party-run in 2020. Please see primary section for details.
Early Voting Dates: October 20th to October 31st
You can vote in person at designated locations from before the election. No excuse required. You may also register to vote during early voting.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than October 27th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Hawaii
Voter ID Requirements
In order to vote, voters may be asked to present valid photo ID with a signature. Additionally, voters will be asked to sign a poll book to record that they voted at the polling place. Voter Registration Notice is NOT an acceptable form of identification.
Find out more about your rights in Hawaii.
You may pre-register for All Elections