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Voter Registration

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2020 Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 9, 2020

2020 General Election Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020


Click Here for Online Voter Registration: State Office of Elections OLVR 

  • Online
    • Must have a Valid State of Hawaii Driver’s License or State Identification Card to register.

Click Here for Voter Registration Application:VOTER REGISTRATION

  • By Mail
    • Mail in voter registration form is widely available. Mail the completed Affidavit on Application for Voter Registration to the Hilo Elections Division.
  • In Person
    • Visit the Hilo or Kona Elections Division Office to complete an Affidavit on Application for Voter Registration.
  • Department of Motor Vehicles:
    • The State of Hawai‘i Application for Motor Vehicle Driver’s License also contains a Motor Voter Affidavit on Application for Voter Registration allowing any individual to simultaneously apply for a driver’s license and register to vote.

Click Here for Seasonal Absentee: SEASONAL APPLICATION

  • One Time Absentee Application
    • Complete form to designate an alternate delivery address for your mail ballot. One-time Absentee requests may be made for specific elections or one election cycle.

You can also obtain voter Registration forms from:

  • County of Hawai‘i Elections Division Offices
  • County Satellite Offices
  • Post Offices
  • Public Libraries
  • State, County, and Federal Websites

Should You Re-Register to Vote?

  • You should re-register if you changed your name, residence address or mailing address.

Young Voter Registration Program

The Young Voter Registration Program (YVRP) is geared toward Junior and Senior students in high school to increase voter awareness and election information as they become eligible to vote. Each election year, the County of Hawai‘i Elections Division reaches out to public and private schools across the Big Island that are willing to participate.