Hawaii voting issues
This page is part of the Election Protection Wiki,
Election and registration information
For the 2008 election Hawaii used the following voting machines. For a county-by-county list of the specific machines (and the source for this section) see Verified Votings' Verifier tool.
- Main article: Voting machines
Direct-Recording Electronic (DRE) machines with a paper trail:
Optical scan machines:
Office of elections
- Website: http://hawaii.gov/elections
- 802 Lehua Avenue
- Pearl City, Hawaii 96782
- Phone (808) 453-VOTE (8683)
- Neighbor Isle Toll-Free Phone (800) 442-VOTE (8683)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.
State and local non-governmental election organizations
League of Women Voters
LWV of Hawaii, Ms. Jacqueline A. Parnell, President
- 49 South Hotel St. #314
- Honolulu, HI 96813
- Phone: 808-531-7448
- Fax: 808-599-5669
Safe Vote Hawai`i
Description: Safe Vote Hawai`i was formed in 1994 in response to the rush to adopt electronic voting machines in our state. Composed of local activists, official election observers, and technology professionals, Safe Vote Hawai’i successfully lobbied to require Voter Verified Paper Trails with the passage of Act 200 in 1995.
Articles and resources
- The main page on election protection and reform organizations.
- All articles in the Election Protection Wiki project.
- For election day: Things citizens can do to monitor elections and If you are told you cannot vote.
- GoVote.org locates your polling place and other voting information.
- Google map polling locations locates most polling location, may be missing or out of date.
Election Protection hotlines
- 866-OUR-VOTE (National Election Protection Hotline)
- 888-VE-Y-VOTA (Español)
- 800-966-5946 (AALDEF, Asian languages)
- 866-MYVOTE1 (Tom Joyner Hotline - VoterAction, NAACP National Voter Fund)
- 877-523-2792 (ACLU Voting Rights Project Hotline)
- 877-US4-OBAMA (Obama campaign Voter Hotline)
- 866-976-VOTE (McCain campaign Honest and Open Election hotline - leave a message)
- 877-GOCNN08 (CNN Voter Problem Tipline)
- 888-VOTE-TIP (VelvetRevolution Election Protection Hotline for fraud)
- 567-258-VOTE (Twitter Vote Report key in report or leave audio message)
- ACLU's "Know Your Voting Rights - State by State" -- printable brochures summarizing your voting rights, for most states.
- One-page know your rights summaries for 27 states from the AFL-CIO.
- Click here to see the voter ID requirements in all states. From the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials
- Why Tuesday? offers a page for Hawaii that helps locate Hawaii's elections officials, election reform groups, and elected officials, as well as a page titled Find a group in your area that lets you find similar information for other states.
- Click here to request an absentee ballot. Go Vote Absentee is a project of the Women Donors Network.
- Information for voters with disabilities from NDRN.
Student voting rights
- See Hawaii Student Voting Rights for a guide to student voting rights in Hawaii. See Student Voting Rights for a guide to other states. From the Brennan Center for Justice.
- See how organizations you trust recommend you vote on ballot measures and other statewide contests at TransparentDemocracy.
- Help in other languages from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 中文, 日本語, 한국어, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, Español
- Verified Voting's Hawaii page, which provides detailed information on voting equipment in use in every county in Hawaii.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Hawaii page, which provides detailed information on election law developments in Hawaii. See map page to see the information for election developments in any given state.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Hawaii general information page, which provides information on Hawaii election authorities, post-election processes, and other topics. See map page to see this information for any given state.