FACTSHEET

REGULATION OF ACTIVITIES and ADMISSION TO THE POLLING PLACE

REGULATION OF ACTIVITIES

The chief election officer may regulate other activities within the area specified in subsection (a) pursuant to rules adopted by the chief election officer under chapter 91 in order to ensure the safe and orderly conduct of elections. Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) 11-132.

 

ADMISSION TO THE POLLING PLACE

 

Admission within the polling place shall be limited to the following:

 

1.    Election officials;

 

2.    Watchers, if any, pursuant to HRS 11-77;

 

3.    Candidates;

 

4.    Any voters actually engaged in voting, going to vote or returning from voting;

 

5.    Any person, designated by a voter who is physically disabled, while the person is assisting the voter;

 

6.    Any person or nonvoter group authorized by the chief election officer or the clerk in county elections to observe the election at designated precincts for educational purposes provided that they conduct themselves so that they do not interfere with the election process; and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.    A child for the purpose of observing the voting process when accompanied by an adult who is voting provided that this activity does not disrupt or interfere with normal voting procedures.

 

 

This document is intended for informational purposes only and should not be used as an authority on the Hawaii election law and deadlines. Requirements and/or deadlines may change pending changes in legislation. Consult the Hawaii Revised Statues and other sources for more detailed and accurate requirements.

Office of Elections

802 Lehua Avenue

Pearl City, Hawaii 96782

Phone: (808) 453-VOTE(8683)

Neighbor Island Toll Free: 1-800-442-VOTE (8683)

Office of Elections FSPO404D

Revised: January 12, 2011