Monday is Hawaii’s General Election Voter Registration Deadline

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Elections 2012
Illustration by Emily Metcalf

The Office of Elections and the city/county clerks remind the public that the last day for new voters to register to vote in the general election is Monday, October 8, 2012.

Completed voter registration forms must be turned in to the appropriate city/county clerk by 4:30 p.m. Applicants who choose to mail their voter registration form are urged to have it postmarked by Saturday, October 6, 2012.


– All U.S. post offices
– All public libraries
– Yellow Pages
– Office of Elections web site:
– Office of the City/County Clerk
– Most state agencies

You must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Hawaii and at least 18 years old to vote.

Currently registered voters that have changed their name or moved since the last election should re-register before the voter registration deadline.

The general election is on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.