Elections in Hawaii
Hawaii holds combined federal, state, and local elections in even numbered years. The City and County of Honolulu holds special elections on an as needed basis to fill vacancies pursuant to law. Hawaii does not conduct a presidential preference primary election.
The Hawaii elections will be held on:
- Saturday, August 9, 2014, Primary Election
- Tuesday, November 4, 2014, General Election
Voter registration is required to participate in Hawaii elections and applications must be postmarked or received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than 30 days prior to the election.
On election day, polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
On election day, all polling places on the island of Oahu are accessible to persons with
disabilities either physically or via administrative means.
Any properly registered voter may opt to vote by absentee mail ballot or at
an early voting location (absentee walk in). The absentee walk in polling places are open 10 working days before each election.
City and County of Honolulu Election Contests
In addition to federal and state contests, in 2014, City and County of Honolulu voters will elect four city councilmembers.
All City offices are non-partisan and terms for district councilmembers are staggered.
Election Calendar 2014
|Start of Candidate Filing
||February 1, 2014
|End of Candidate Filing
||June 3, 2014
|Voter Registration Deadline, Primary Election
||July 10, 2014|
|Early Voting, Primary Election
||July 28-August 7, 2014
|Deadline for Clerk to receive absentee mail application
||August 2, 2014
|PRIMARY ELECTION DAY
||Saturday, August 9, 2014
|Voter Registration Deadline, General Election
||October 6, 2014
|Early Voting, General Election
||October 21-November 1, 2014
|Deadline for Clerk to receive Absentee mail application
||October 28, 2014
|GENERAL ELECTION DAY
||Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Election results compiled by the State of Hawaii Office of Elections are available here