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Honolulu holds world's first all-digital election

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Results of the world's first all-digital election were released Tuesday, that election was held right here in Hawaii. The election was conducted entirely on the internet and by telephone.

Instead of mail-in ballots, voters could use computers to choose their neighborhood board candidates. 412 candidates were seeking office. The results came out Tuesday afternoon.

The city hopes to save more than $100,000 in postage and staffing costs. Voting ended on May 22nd.

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