When you sign up to be a permanent absentee voter, you’ll receive your ballot in the mail for this and future elections. You should expect to receive your absentee ballot in the mail after the August 4, 2012 submission deadline.
Absentee ballots are ideal if you’re out of town and can’t vote on Election Day. Click on the link below to download, complete and mail a permanent absentee ballot application: http://hawaii.gov/elections/voters/about_perm_ab
Important Dates and Deadlines
Here are important dates relating to the upcoming elections:
July 12, 2012: Deadline to register to vote in Primary Election
August 4, 2012: Deadline to submit absentee ballot application for Primary Election
August 11, 2012: Primary Election
October 8, 2012: Deadline to register to vote in General Election (if you did not register for Primary Election)
October 30, 2012: Deadline to submit absentee ballot application for General Election
November 6, 2012: General Election
Early Walk-In Voting
If you miss the deadlines to submit an application for absentee voting, consider early walk-in voting. Absentee walk-in polling places are located at the Offices of the City or County Clerk where you reside. For additional locations and hours of operations, call your City/County Clerk where you reside.
July 30 – August 9, 2012: Early walk-in voting for the Primary Election
October 23 – November 3, 2012: Early walk-in voting for the General Election