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County absentee / early voting update (Oct. 31)

MEDIA RELEASE

VOTER REGISTRATION

104,323 Hawaii County residents are registered to vote in the 2012 General Election. This is the official voter registration count for the 2012 General Election and is not subject to change for this election.

ABSENTEE MAIL BALLOTS

As of Oct. 31, Hawaii County has received 17,305 voted absentee mail ballots. Voters are reminded that the deadline to submit an absentee mail ballot for the General Election is 6 p.m. on Nov. 6, 2012.

Voters are further reminded that absentee mail ballots may be submitted for the General Election by: (1) mailing their ballot to the Hawaii County Elections Division, (2) hand delivering their ballot to the Hawaii County Elections Division office in Hilo, (3) hand delivering their ballot to any absentee/early walk-in voting location in Hilo, Waimea and in Kona, (4) hand delivering their ballot to any precinct on election day, Nov. 6, 2012, no later than 6 p.m.

ABSENTEE/EARLY WALK-IN VOTING

On Oct. 23, Hawaii County opened absentee/early walk-in voting precincts in Hilo, Waimea and in Kona. Absentee/early walk-in voting is open to all registered voters at any early walk-in voting precinct on the island, regardless of district or residency assignment.

Absentee/early walk-in voting will continue until Nov. 3, 2012.

As of Oct. 31, 6,308 Hawaii County voters have voted absentee/early walk-in voting in Hawaii County.

For further information, contact Lehua Iopa, Acting Elections Program Administrator, at (808) 961-8277 or by email at eiopa@co.hawaii.hi.us.

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