Calendar

View printable Election Calendar FACTSHEET.


Information is available in alternate formats. If you require special assistance call the Office of Elections at 808-453-VOTE (8683). Neighbor Islands may call toll free 1-800-442-VOTE (8683) or e-mail us at elections@hawaii.gov.

Feb
1
Thu
Candidate Filing
Feb 1 @ 7:45 am – Jun 5 @ 4:30 pm

Pick up nomination paper from the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-2.5)

Jun
5
Tue
Candidate filing deadline
Jun 5 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to file nomination paper for the Primary Election with the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-6)

Jun
6
Wed
Deadline to withdraw candidacy
Jun 6 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the Primary Election for any reason to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Jun
12
Tue
Deadline to file objections to a nomination paper
Jun 12 @ 4:30 pm

File written objections to nomination paper for the Primary Election with the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §12-8)

Jun
22
Fri
Deadline to withdraw candidacy for ill health
Jun 22 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the Primary Election for reasons of ill health to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Jun
27
Wed
Deadline to mail ballots to overseas voters
Jun 27 all-day

Mail Primary Election ballots to overseas voters (52 USC§20302 & HRS §15D-9)

Jul
12
Thu
Voter registration deadline
Jul 12 all-day

Last day to register to vote for the Primary Election with the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-24). Voters are eligible for late registration for the Primary Election at either an early walk-in voting location or an election day polling place (HRS §§11-15.2 & 15-7)

Applications must be postmarked to your Clerk’s Office by July 12, 2018.

Jul
30
Mon
Early walk-in locations open
Jul 30 all-day

Open early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the Primary Election (HRS §15-7)

Aug
4
Sat
Deadline to request a mail ballot
Aug 4 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to request a mail ballot for the Primary Election from the Clerk’s Office (HRS §15-4)

Aug
9
Thu
Early walk-in voting ends
Aug 9 all-day

Close early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the Primary Election (HRS §15-7)

Aug
20
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Aug 20 all-day

File complaint on contests for cause in the Primary Election with the Hawaii State Supreme Court (HRS §11-173.5)

Aug
23
Thu
Deadline to submit ballot questions
Aug 23 @ 4:30 pm

Submit Constitutional Amendment questions, County Charter Amendment questions, and County Initiative questions to the Office of Elections (HRS §11-119)

Sep
17
Mon
Deadline to withdraw candidacy for ill health
Sep 17 @ 4:30 pm

Submit request to withdraw from the General Election for reasons of ill health to the Office of Elections or Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-117)

Sep
21
Fri
Deadline to mail ballots to overseas voters
Sep 21 all-day

Mail General Election ballots to overseas voters (52 USC§20302 & HRS §15D-9)

Oct
9
Tue
Voter registration deadline
Oct 9 all-day

Last day to register to vote for the General Election with the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-24). Voters are eligible for late registration for the General Election at either an early walk-in voting location or an election day polling place (HRS §§11-15.2 & 15-7)

Oct
23
Tue
Early walk-in locations open
Oct 23 all-day

Open early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the General Election (HRS §15-7)

Oct
30
Tue
Deadline to request a mail ballot
Oct 30 @ 1:57 am

Last day to request a mail ballot for the General Election from the Clerk’s Office (HRS §15-4)

Nov
3
Sat
Early walk-in voting ends
Nov 3 all-day

Close early walk-in voting locations and late registration for the General Election (HRS §15-7)

Nov
26
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Nov 26 all-day

File complaint on contests for cause in the General Election with the Hawaii State Supreme Court (HRS §11-174.5)