Calendar

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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 [email protected]

Feb
20
Thu
Deadline to form a new political party
Feb 20 @ 4:30 pm

File petition to form political party, party rules, and officers with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-62)

Mar
19
Thu
Deadline to file party objections
Mar 19 all-day

File political party objections with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-62)

The deadline is not later than the twentieth business day after the petition is filed. As such, the deadline may be earlier depending on when the group filed its petition.

May
9
Sat
Deadline to file party officers
May 9 @ 4:30 pm

File party officers with the Office of Elections (HRS §11-64)

Jun
9
Tue
Deadline to file objections to a nomination paper
Jun 9 @ 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
24
Wed
Deadline to mail ballots to overseas voters
Jun 24 all-day

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

Jul
9
Thu
Voter registration deadline
Jul 9 @ 4:30 pm

Final day to register to vote for the Primary Election online or by mail with the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-24). Voters are eligible for same day voter registration for the Primary Election at voter service centers (HRS §11-15.2)

Applications must be postmarked to your Clerk’s Office by July 9, 2020.

Jul
18
Sat
Deadline to submit voter service center watchers
Jul 18 @ 4:30 pm

Submit names of voter service center watchers for the Primary Election to the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-77)

Jul
21
Tue
Start receiving Primary Election mail ballot packet
Jul 21 all-day

Start receiving Primary Election mail ballot packet (Act 136 SLH 2019)

Jul
27
Mon
Voter service centers open
Jul 27 all-day

Open voter service centers and same day voter registration for the Primary Election (Act 136 SLH 2019 & HRS §11-15.2)

Aug
1
Sat
Deadline to request a mail ballot
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm

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

Aug
3
Mon
Places of ballot deposit open
Aug 3 all-day

Open places of deposit for the Primary Election (Act 136 SLH 2019)

Aug
8
Sat
Voter service centers and places of deposit close
Aug 8 all-day

Voter service centers and places of deposit for the Primary Election close at 7:00 pm. Voted ballots must be received by the Clerk’s Office by 7:00 pm. (Act 136 SLH 2019)

Aug
20
Thu
Deadline to submit ballot questions
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm

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

Aug
24
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Aug 24 all-day

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

Sep
4
Fri
Deadline to certify presidential candidates
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm

Last day for qualified political parties to certify nominees for president and vice president to the Office of Elections (HRS §11-113(c)(1))

Deadline to submit presidential electors
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm

Last day to submit names and addresses of nominees for presidential elector and alternates to the Office of Elections (HRS §14-21)

Sep
18
Fri
Deadline to mail ballots to overseas voters
Sep 18 all-day

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

Oct
5
Mon
Voter registration deadline
Oct 5 all-day

Final day to register to vote for the General Election online or by mail with the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-24). Voters are eligible for same day voter registration for the General Election at voter service centers (HRS §11-15.2)

Applications must be postmarked to your Clerk’s Office by October 5, 2020.

Oct
14
Wed
Deadline to submit voter service center watchers
Oct 14 @ 4:30 pm

Submit names of voter service center watchers for the General Election to the Clerk’s Office (HRS §11-77)

Oct
16
Fri
Start receiving General Election mail ballot packet
Oct 16 all-day

Start receiving General Election mail ballot packet (Act 136 SLH 2019)

Oct
20
Tue
Voter service centers open
Oct 20 all-day

Open voter service center and same day voter registration for the General Election (Act 136 SLH 2019 & HRS §11-15.2)

Oct
27
Tue
Places of ballot deposit open
Oct 27 all-day

Open places of deposit for the General Election (Act 136 SLH 2019)

Deadline to request a mail ballot
Oct 27 @ 4:30 pm

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

Nov
3
Tue
Voter service centers and places of deposit close
Nov 3 all-day

Voter service centers and places of deposit for the General Election close at 7:00 pm. Voted ballots must be received by the Clerk’s Office by 7:00 pm. (Act 136 SLH 2019)

Nov
23
Mon
Deadline to file election objections
Nov 23 all-day

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

Mar
3
Wed
Determine party disqualifications
Mar 3 all-day