HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The race to the White House has begun and Hawai'i will join the journey on Saturday, March 26, 2016 with its own version of the Presidential Preference Polls (PPP), like Iowa and New Hampshire. Democrats across the islands are invited to attend their Precinct meetings and cast their vote among candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton, Roque De La Fuente and Bernie Sanders. Hawai'i has 34 Delegates at stake to win the nomination at the Democratic National Convention which will be held in Philadelphia this coming July.
The Democratic Party of Hawai'i's Delegate Selection Plan outlines the process and the plan includes an Affirmative Action plan to reach out to all of Hawai'i multi-cultural voters. The Democratic Party's goal is to have a diverse delegation at the Democratic Party State Convention which will be held on May 28-29, 2016 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel.
To participate, you must be must registered to vote and a member of the Democratic Party. You can register for both in person at the precinct meeting, or you can also register ahead of time online. Precinct meetings will be held in each of the 51 districts across the state. Note the location may not be where you voted during the past election.
The entire Delegate Selection Plan can be reviewed at www.hawaiidemocrats.org. Further information may be obtained by calling Democratic Party of Hawai'i Communications Director Ethann Makana Oki at (808) 596-2980 or Toll Free at 1-(844) 596-2980.