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Hawaii Elections 2018: General Election Ballot Theresa Thompson via Flickr

Hawaii Elections 2018: General Election Ballot

Need to figure out who to vote for on Nov. 6? Click on the links in this story to see how candidates in your area feel about certain issues.

Why The Hawaii Elections Office Doesn’t Do More To Encourage Voting Eugene Tanner

Why The Hawaii Elections Office Doesn’t Do More To Encourage Voting

Federal voter-education dollars can’t be used to promote voting, and state elections officials say it’s not their job anyway.

In Governor’s Race, Ige Has Huge Cash Advantage Over Tupola Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

In Governor’s Race, Ige Has Huge Cash Advantage Over Tupola

The incumbent emerged from a bruising primary battle with more than $206,000 on hand. The Republican challenger has $11,700.

Capitol Finance: How Top Lawmakers Build Their Power With Campaign Cash Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Capitol Finance: How Top Lawmakers Build Their Power With Campaign Cash

Top Hawaii House and Senate leaders have given out nearly $200,000 to other candidates since 2006.

How To Really Fix Hawaii’s Elections Screen shot

How To Really Fix Hawaii’s Elections

Forget about voter turnout. What we need are more and better candidates.

Should Hawaii Convert To Ranked Choice Voting? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Should Hawaii Convert To Ranked Choice Voting?

Maine and several U.S. cities allow voters to rate candidates in order of preference.

Forget The Pilot Program And Switch To All-Mail Voting Statewide Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Forget The Pilot Program And Switch To All-Mail Voting Statewide

Continued low turnout and an increase in absentee balloting show that we should be doing more than just testing it on Kauai in 2020.

Inside Ige’s Political Turnaround — And How Hanabusa Helped Him Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Inside Ige’s Political Turnaround — And How Hanabusa Helped Him

Two natural disasters and an opponent whose overconfident campaign tried to run out the clock helped the governor secure a second term.

Josh Green Prevails In Democratic Lieutenant Governor Race Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Josh Green Prevails In Democratic Lieutenant Governor Race

Super PAC funding helped state Sen. Josh Green gain a significant advertising edge over state Sen. Jill Tokuda in the lead-up to the election.