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2018 General Election Endorsements

The Hawaii Government Employees Association is pleased to announce its slate of endorsements for the 2018 General Election.




Support the candidates who support you

See endorsed candidates

Voter Registration

Who may register to vote?

  • A citizen of the United States of America;
  • A legal resident of Hawaii; and
  • At least 18 years of age by election day.
(Note: If you have changed your address or your name, you must re-register.)

How do you register to vote?

Simply visit the Office of Elections website to download the instructions and application for voter registration.

Absentee Voting

Who may do absentee voting?

  • Any person registered to vote may cast an absentee ballot.
  • If you cannot vote at your polling place for any reason or you will be absent from the State of Hawaii on election day, you may vote using an absentee ballot.
  • You have the option of mail-in or walk-in. Click here to view absentee voter walk-in locations.

How do you do absentee voting?

Vote from home with permanent absentee ballots! Visit the Office of Elections website to download the instructions and application for a permanent absentee voter ballot.

Important Dates

Voter registration deadline
October 9, 2018

Early voting walk-in locations open
October 23, 2018

Deadline to request an absentee ballot
October 30, 2018

Early walk-in voting ends
November 3, 2018

General Election
November 6, 2018