Walk-in voting draws to a close; numbers strong

Norman Sakamoto casts his ballot
Norman Sakamoto casts his ballot

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu mayoral candidates Kirk Caldwell and Rod Tam were among those who took advantage of early voting at Honolulu Hale Thursday. Lieutenant governor candidate Norman Sakamoto also cast his ballot.

Thursday was the last day for walk-in early voting across the state. State election officials will set up a drop-off box for absentee mail ballots at the State Capitol on Saturday. It will be located in front of the Father Damien statue on Beretania Street. Voters may also drop mail ballots at polling places on Election Day.

Voters turned out in force at early voting centers this primary season. As of Wednesday, almost 14,000 cast early ballots on Oahu, 8,000 on the Big Island, over 2,400 on Maui and over 1,800 on the island of Kauai.

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