Hawaii voting issues

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Election and registration information

Voting machines

2008 election

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:

Governmental election authorities

Office of elections

Contact information:

  • 802 Lehua Avenue
  • Pearl City, Hawaii 96782
  • Phone (808) 453-VOTE (8683)
  • Neighbor Isle Toll-Free Phone (800) 442-VOTE (8683)

Election threats

  • For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.[1]

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
  • E-mail:voters@MacRevolution.com
  • http://hi.lwv.org

Local Leagues:

Safe Vote Hawai`i

Website: Safe Vote Hawai`i (currently redirected to studio.blacklodge.org/Save_Vote_Hawaii)

Description[2]: 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

See also


  1. See the VotersUnite! Election Problem Log.
  2. From Safe Vote Hawai`i home page. Retrieved November 20, 2008.

External resources

Poll location

Election Protection hotlines

Voting information

Voting rights

Voting requirements

Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials

Absentee voting

Disabled voters

Student voting rights

State ballot

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