LIHU‘E — Saturday, Aug. 13 is the final day to cast votes in the primary elections for mayor, county council, state and federal legislature, governor, lieutenant governor, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
Completed primary ballots must be received by the County Elections Division by 7 p.m., at a deposit box, Voter Service Center in Lihu‘e or through the mail.
Here are the preliminary numbers on ballots turned in so far, according to Elections Administrator Lyndon Yoshioka:
Total ballots sent out: 40,947
Ballots turned in: 8,684
Percent of ballots cast: 17.5
In-person votes: 241
Percent in person: 2.7
A questionnaire from candidates for county council, mayor, and state legislature are available at The Garden Island website.
Source: The Garden Island