PEARL CITY – The deadline to register to vote in the primary election is July 10, 2014.
In an effort to provide another opportunity to register to vote, election officials will be holding drive-thru voter registration events on July 9th and 10th at various locations.
Individuals may drive to designated locations and register on the spot.
“Just stay in your car and election officials will be able to assist in registering you to vote.” Chief Election Officer, Scott Nago, said.
Registered voters that have changed their name or moved since the last election should re-register before the voter registration deadline.
You must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Hawaii and at least 18 years old to vote.
2014 Drive-thru Voter Registration locations:
Location: Kona Kmart, Pahoa Marketplace and Old GMC in Hilo
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location Office of the County Clerk, Elections Division
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hawaii State Capitol (front of the Capitol facing Beretania St.)
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wikiwiki Voter Registration Forms are available at:
· U.S. Post Offices
· Public Libraries
· Yellow Pages
· Office of Elections website: www.hawaii.gov/elections
· City/County Clerk’s Offices
· Most State Agencies
Completed voter registration forms must be turned in to the appropriate City/County Clerk by 4:30 p.m. or postmarked by July 10, 2014 if mailed.
The primary election is on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For additional information on the 2014 Elections, visit www.hawaii.gov/elections or call (808) 453-VOTE (8683).
This is ridiculous. If someone is unwilling or too lazy to use any of the other methods of voter registration, why would they bother with drive by voter registration? This is nothing more than a publicity stunt. Hawaii doesn't have a voter registration problem, we have a voter turn out problem.
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