Am I registered to vote? When will I receive my ballot? As the 2020 elections approach, more and more Hawai’i voters will prepare to cast their ballot on these dates:

Primary Election
Saturday, Aug. 8
General Election
Tuesday, Nov. 3

The 2020 elections will be the first time elections will be conducted entirely by mail, statewide, and no traditional polling places will be established. Instead, all registered voters will automatically receive a ballot in the mail.

Over the past year, election officials have sent out a series of election mailings to each registered voter. These mailings have served a dual purpose of announcing the transition to elections by mail and confirming every voter’s registration. If there is an issue delivering a voter’s election mailing, the voter must update his or her registration to be mailed a ballot to ensure the security and integrity of the elections.

To be sure you will receive your ballot in the mail, check your voter registration status by contacting the Office of Elections. By law, ballots cannot be forwarded through the mail to a new address. If you have moved to a new residence, changed your mailing address or your name, you must update your voter registration record by submitting an application to your County Elections Division or using the online voter registration system with a Hawai‘i driver license or state ID. Similarly, if you will be away from the islands for an upcoming election, you can request an absentee ballot be sent to an alternate address.

Mail Ballot Packet Send-Out Dates:
July 21: Primary Election
Oct. 16: General Election

This mail ballot packet will include a pre-addressed postage-paid return envelope, ballot secrecy sleeve and ballot. Voters mark their ballot, place it in the return envelope and sign the envelope. Voted ballots must be received by the County Elections Division by 7 pm on Election Day. For more details or information, contact the Office of Elections by phone or go online.

802 Lehua Ave., Pearl City, HI 96782
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The Office of Elections’ mission is to provide secure, accessible, and convenient elections to all citizens statewide.