Vote By Mail
How do you register to vote? When can you vote? Where do you vote? All your questions can be answered here. This will help you to become a more educated voter and you can share this resource with your family and friends.
How Do I Vote?
You must be registered to vote. If you're registered by July 7, 2020 a vote by mail ballot packet will arrive approximately 18 days before the election. If you missed the deadline to vote, you can walk in to a voter service center from July 27th through August 8th to register in person and vote in person. You may return your voted ballot: by mail, or in-person at a designated place of deposit. All ballots must be received by the Clerk’s Office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Postmarks do not count!
What Is Vote By Mail?
Act 136 was passed in 2019 and implements all elections be conducted by mail. The law removes polling places where voters cast their ballots on election day, automatically mails ballots to registered voters, and designates voter service centers and drop centers.
Can I Vote In Person?
Yes, voter service centers will be open on July 27th. Voter service centers will allow for in-person voting, same day registration, and accessible voting. On the island of O'ahu this will be at Honolulu Hale and Kapolei Hale.
How Do I Fill Out A Ballot?
Once you have voted, sign your ballot, place the ballot in the secrecy sleeve, and place into the return envelope. The return envelope is postage paid via the U.S. Postal Service and will only count if the ballot has been signed.
What If I Make A Mistake Ballot?
You may request for a replacement ballot with your Clerk’s Office if you make a mistake, misplace, or damage your ballot.
Can I Re-do My Ballot After Submitted ?
No. Once you return your ballot you will not be able to receive a new ballot.
Can I Receive My Ballot At College ?
Yes, voters who will be away during the election may complete a one-time absentee application and receive their ballot while they are at college or away.