Hawaii voters cast ballots at early walk-in sites

Hawaii voters cast ballots at early walk-in sites
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The turnout for the first day of early walk-in voting on Oahu on Tuesday was up compared to the primary election in August.

"It has been very steady since we opened at 8 this morning. The primary election absentee early voting was down, so this is a big difference from what we saw a couple months ago," said city clerk Glen Takahashi.

There are nine special polling places statewide, including Honolulu Hale.

Election officials recommend that voters read informational material ahead of time, especially since there are 20 proposed city charter amendments on the ballot.

"You'll see everything from president, down to state representative, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, two proposed amendments to the state constitution," said Takahashi.

Voter Robert Nazzaro made sure he was prepared.

"Just looked at all the ballots at home in my spare time, took my time," said the Waikiki resident. "It was a little long, but wasn't too confusing."

Early walk-in voting is available through Nov. 5. Most of the sites are open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The general election is on November 8.

For a full list of early walk-in voting locations and times, click here.

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