UPDATED: Voter turnout, at 47.8%, is higher than it’s been in 26 years as Hawaii’s first all-mail election takes place.
Officials say they have a precise process in place and are following the lead of other states to ensure ballot security.
It’s the first time in eight years that the race has been contested in the Democratic primary.
Updated: The total number of ballots cast as of Tuesday surpassed those from the 2016 primary by about 7,000.
Voters with disabilities have better access to ballots than in most other states, including the ability to vote electronically. But more voter education and outreach is needed.
Despite the pandemic, this could be the year that election participation starts to improve.
Civil Beat has a number of different ways to help you figure out who to pick from hundreds of candidates in the Aug. 8 election.
Political action committees are giving money to a suite of candidates running in state and local races.
A seasoned politician squares off against a political newcomer who almost unseated him two years ago.