Election Day Tips and Reminders for Hawaii Voters

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Voters wait in line at Holy Trinity to vote on election day 2012
Voters wait in line at Holy Trinity to vote on election day 2012

HONOLULU- The 2014 Primary Election is Saturday, August 9, 2014 and the Office of Elections and County Clerks of Hawaii would like to share a few Election Day tips and reminders for Hawaii voters.

Election Day Reminders:


·         Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Anyone in line at 6:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

·         Save time by voting during non-peak hours. In the morning from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or in the afternoon from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

·         Know your polling place! Contact your County Clerk’s office or visit www.hawaii.gov/elections and utilize the Polling Place Locator to find your polling place.

·         Be prepared to provide proof of identification. Forms of acceptable I.D. include a valid photo I.D., copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or other government issued document that shows your name and address.

Helpful tips:

·         Sample ballots are available to view at www.hawaii.gov/elections Simply enter your name and date of birth and your polling place information and sample ballot will be provided.

·         Early Walk-in Voting Locations will be open till August 7 for all registered voters who want to vote early. Visit https://hawaii.gov/elections/voters/abwalk for a list of locations statewide.

·         Vote-by-mail voters have till 6:00 p.m. on Election Day to submit their voted ballot to any polling place within their county. A voted ballot postmarked on Election Day, but not received by the Clerk’s office by 6:00 p.m. will not be accepted.

For additional election and voting information, visit the Office of Elections’ website at www.hawaii.gov/elections or call (808) 453-VOTE (8683).