Voting in
Hawaii

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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.

Election Details

Visit the Hawaii election website or call (800) 442-VOTE (x 8683) to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

04/04/2020
Primary Election Date (D)
03/10/2020
Primary Election Date (R)
02/18/2020
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail) (D)
03/10/2020
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail) (R)
Closed
Primary Type

Voting Information for Hawaii

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.

 

Presidential Primaries

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.

Visit the Hawaii Republican Party and Democratic Party for more information.

Statewide Primaries

Hawaii holds open primaries. Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

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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.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for Hawaii

Do Voters Need ID?

  • No, voters do not need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Hawaii.

Pre-registration

  • The pre-registration age is 16