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Election security is of great importance for election officials and voters alike. The 2020 Primary Election will be the first statewide election conducted by mail and no traditional polling places will be opened. Instead, all voters will automatically receive a ballot in the mail. One of the many ways we ensure the integrity and security ...
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Voting Comes to You

Voting Comes to You

Posted on Dec 23, 2019 in Blog

Voting. Many of us who hear that word conjure up images of voters at polling places casting their ballots. This has defined voting in Hawaii for years, however, starting in 2020, voting in Hawaii will be shifting to a new model. The passage of Act 136 earlier this year implements elections by mail. Voting now ...
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Implementing Elections by Mail

Posted on Nov 14, 2019 in Main

The Office of Elections presented at a joint informational briefing by the Senate Committee on Judiciary and House Committee on Judiciary on November 13, 2019. The purpose of this informational briefing was to provide an update on the status of the implementation of voting by mail pursuant to Act 136, Session Laws of Hawaii 2019. ...
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Posted on Aug 3, 2018 in Main

View the Proclamation. The text of the proclamation is below. PROCLAMATION SAILAU TIMOTEO, Hawaiʻi Republican Party candidate for District 43 of the State House of Representatives, is no longer considered to be a candidate for office, because she did not meet the constitutional requirements for the office at the time of the filing of her ...
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Posted on Jul 6, 2018 in Main

View the Supplementary Proclamation. The text of the proclamation is below. SUPPLEMENTARY PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the Primary Election for the State of Hawaiʻi is scheduled for August 11, 2018; and WHEREAS, on May 3, 2018, the Governor of the State of Hawaiʻi and the Acting Mayor of the County of Hawaiʻi each issued emergency proclamations relating ...
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