FACTSHEET

ELECTION REGISTRATION AND TURNOUT STATISTICS

 

General Notes:

 

Source:          Results of Votes Cast, 1959-present.

 

Overseas ballot counts are included in the City & County of Honolulu totals.

 

Additional election related statistics may be found in the State of Hawaii Data Book published by the Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism.

 

This information is available in alternate formats.  If you require special assistance (i.e. large print, taped materials, etc.) contact the Office of Elections at 453-VOTE(8683).


 

Primary Elections (1959-2014)

 

 

County of Hawaii

 

County of Maui

 

  County of Kauai

 

City & County of Honolulu

 

Statewide

      Year

          Reg.

   Voter

     Turnout

 

     Reg.

   Voter

    Turnout

 

      Reg.

     Voter

     Turnout

 

  Reg.

      Voter

     Turnout

 

     Reg.

      Voter

     Turnout

 

         Voters

   Turnout

   %

 

    Voters

   Turnout

   %

 

     Voters

     Turnout

     %

 

  Voters

      Turnout

      %

 

    Voters

      Turnout

    %

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1959

24,284

21,527

88.6%

 

16,115

14,181

88.0%

 

10,638

9,096

85.5%

 

123,298

102,274

82.9%

 

174,335

147,078

84.4%

1960

25,298

20,749

82.0%

 

16,669

14,650

87.9%

 

10,918

9,501

87.0%

 

137,619

94,149

68.4%

 

190,504

139,049

73.0%

1962

26,542

23,548

88.7%

 

17,780

15,360

86.4%

 

11,517

10,172

88.3%

 

157,022

123,321

78.5%

 

212,861

172,401

81.0%

1964

27,330

21,465

78.5%

 

18,199

12,996

71.4%

 

11,844

9,917

83.7%

 

170,857

111,946

65.5%

 

228,230

156,324

68.5%

1966

27,417

22,674

82.7%

 

18,320

14,112

77.0%

 

12,085

10,063

83.3%

 

187,485

129,677

69.2%

 

245,307

167,526

68.3%

1968

28,529

20,444

71.7%

 

19,249

10,664

55.4%

 

12,796

10,469

81.8%

 

204,679

124,694

60.9%

 

265,253

166,271

62.7%

1970

29,399

22,197

75.5%

 

20,706

16,749

80.9%

 

12,986

10,898

83.9%

 

219,379

152,557

69.5%

 

282,470

202,401

71.7%

1972

33,948

23,374

68.9%

 

24,032

15,906

66.2%

 

15,174

12,145

80.0%

 

253,752

151,735

59.8%

 

326,906

203,160

62.1%

1974

35,727

25,874

72.4%

 

25,269

18,634

73.7%

 

16,434

12,745

77.6%

 

256,097

178,729

69.8%

 

333,527

235,982

70.8%

1976

38,625

28,782

74.5%

 

28,793

19,653

68.3%

 

17,721

13,755

77.6%

 

268,110

189,267

70.6%

 

353,249

251,457

71.2%

1978

41,149

30,875

75.0%

 

31,552

23,409

74.2%

 

19,391

15,366

79.2%

 

295,581

219,379

74.2%

 

387,673

289,029

74.6%

1980

43,843

29,658

67.6%

 

35,700

20,346

57.0%

 

21,302

17,754

83.3%

 

284,013

196,283

69.1%

 

384,858

264,041

68.6%

1982

44,622

31,993

71.7%

 

34,267

24,518

71.6%

 

22,165

18,273

82.4%

 

284,253

197,904

69.6%

 

385,307

272,688

70.8%

1984

49,077

34,545

70.4%

 

34,880

15,905

45.6%

 

22,700

18,232

80.3%

 

292,201

153,275

52.5%

 

398,858

221,957

55.6%

1986

48,166

31,636

65.7%

 

35,454

24,221

68.3%

 

21,924

16,855

76.9%

 

292,653

208,640

71.3%

 

398,197

281,352

70.7%

1988

49,510

32,921

66.5%

 

37,196

20,994

56.4%

 

24,595

20,400

82.9%

 

308,140

201,358

65.3%

 

419,441

275,673

65.7%

1990

53,604

39,347

73.4%

 

41,292

27,524

66.7%

 

26,595

20,901

78.6%

 

314,832

188,640

59.9%

 

436,323

276,412

63.4%

1992

58,331

41,296

70.8%

 

43,464

24,251

55.8%

 

26,389

13,983

53.0%

 

304,539

172,039

56.5%

 

432,723

251,569

58.1%

1994

61,224

36,377

59.4%

 

46,111

27,560

59.8%

 

26,231

20,357

77.6%

 

335,173

225,406

67.3%

 

468,739

309,700

66.1%

1996

69,530

38,648

55.6%

 

55,819

20,461

36.7%

 

29,256

17,238

58.9%

 

377,287

199,201

52.8%

 

531,892

275,548

51.8%

1998

75,205

38,988

51.8%

 

64,333

30,495

47.4%

 

31,949

20,003

62.6%

 

411,071

201,583

49.0%

 

582,558

291,069

50.0%

2000

83,052

36,027

43.4%

 

72,177

22,227

30.8%

 

33,999

14,784

43.5.%

 

439,934

189,432

43.1%

 

629,162

262,487

41.7%

2002

88,499

35,647

40.3%

 

77,946

27,985

35.9%

 

36,561

18,737

51.2%

 

464,673

192,146

41.4%

 

667,679

274,517

41.1%

2004

85,183

33,324

39.1%

 

75,096

20,231

26.9%

 

35,556

14,215

40.0%

 

430,285

184,860

43.0%

 

626,120

252,630

40.3%

2006

90,402

38,546

42.6%

 

79,773

28,446

35.7%

 

37,839

17,379

45.9%

 

447,727

192,322

43.0%

 

655,741

276,693

42.2%

2008

95,829

40,017

41.8%

 

82,422

21,066

25.6%

 

38,874

17,941

46.2%

 

450,522

167,047

37.1%

 

667,647

246,299

36.9%

2010

100,061

39,477

39.5%

 

84,386

28,870

34.2%

 

39,790

17,208

43.2%

 

460,244

207,461

45.1%

 

684,481

293,016

42.8%

2012

101,728

43,353

42.6%

 

84,042

25,702

30.6%

 

39,834

15,606

39.2%

 

461,896

206,105

44.6%

 

687,500

290,766

42.3%

     2014

       103,734

    38,936

       37.5%

 

    85,581

     28,337

       33.1%

 

      41,165

      19,366

       47.0%

 

 466,553

      202,728

       43.5%

 

    697,033

      289,398

       41.5%

 

General Elections (1959-2014)

 

 

County of Hawaii

 

County of Maui

 

County of Kauai

 

City & County of Honolulu

 

Statewide

       Year

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1959

24,927

23,495

94.3%

 

16,595

15,652

94.3%

 

10,885

10,237

94.0%

 

130,711

121,999

93.3%

 

183,118

171,383

93.6%

1960

26,059

24,322

93.3%

 

17,539

16,462

93.9%

 

11,338

10,610

93.6%

 

147,123

136,812

93.0%

 

202,059

188,206

93.1%

1962

27,194

25,154

92.5%

 

18,325

16,658

90.9%

 

11,807

10,901

92.3%

 

164,324

147,728

89.9%

 

221,650

200,441

90.4%

1964

28,130

26,257

93.3%

 

18,786

17,297

92.1%

 

12,266

11,525

94.0%

 

180,179

161,913

89.9%

 

239,361

216,992

90.7%

1966

28,596

26,221

91.7%

 

19,029

17,378

91.3%

 

12,510

11,587

92.6%

 

193,107

166,187

86.1%

 

253,242

221,373

87.4%

1968

29,370

26,953

91.8%

 

19,900

17,704

89.0%

 

13,076

11,942

91.3%

 

211,853

183,166

86.5%

 

274,199

239,765

87.4%

1970

30,350

27,256

89.8%

 

21,169

18,493

87.4%

 

13,529

12,179

90.0%

 

226,633

189,812

83.8%

 

291,681

247,740

84.9%

1972

34,958

30,802

88.1%

 

24,581

20,981

85.4%

 

15,701

14,216

90.5%

 

262,597

220,594

84.0%

 

337,837

286,593

84.8%

1974

36,865

31,214

84.7%

 

25,907

21,100

81.4%

 

16,783

14,328

85.4%

 

263,849

205,903

78.0%

 

343,404

272,545

79.4%

1976

39,760

34,532

86.9%

 

29,743

24,601

82.7%

 

18,063

15,804

87.5%

 

275,479

234,152

85.0%

 

363,045

309,089

85.1%

1978

41,837

32,852

78.5%

 

32,002

24,184

75.6%

 

19,665

16,070

81.7%

 

301,758

219,584

72.8%

 

395,262

292,690

74.1%

1980

46,451

38,394

82.7%

 

37,079

27,354

73.8%

 

21,732

17,868

82.2%

 

297,533

234,469

78.8%

 

402,795

318,085

79.0%

1982

46,315

37,938

81.9%

 

35,956

29,329

81.6%

 

22,563

18,222

80.8%

 

300,171

239,970

79.9%

 

405,005

325,459

80.4%

1984

50,563

41,396

81.9%

 

36,660

29,651

80.9%

 

23,258

19,395

83.4%

 

308,423

258,811

83.9%

 

418,904

349,253

83.4%

1986

50,107

40,368

80.6%

 

38,055

31,101

81.7%

 

22,824

19,448

85.2%

 

308,808

253,470

82.1%

 

419,794

344,387

82.0%

1988

52,221

44,195

84.6%

 

40,436

32,534

80.5%

 

25,741

21,615

84.0%

 

325,614

270,223

83.0%

 

444,012

368,567

83.0%

1990

55,940

44,799

80.1%

 

43,835

35,106

80.1%

 

27,162

21,626

79.6%

 

326,452

252,621

77.4%

 

453,389

354,152

78.1%

1992

62,023

52,529

84.7%

 

47,238

38,408

81.3%

 

26,771

19,864

74.2%

 

328,463

272,081

82.8%

 

464,495

382,882

82.4%

1994

63,677

48,907

76.8%

 

48,036

36,589

76.2%

 

27,719

22,394

80.8%

 

349,457

269,121

77.0%

 

488,889

377,011

77.1%

1996

71,270

50,464

70.8%

 

57,091

36,169

63.4%

 

30,009

21,816

72.7%

 

386,546

261,781

67.7%

 

544,916

370,230

67.9%

1998

77,726

53,658

69.0%

 

66,740

43,382

65.0%

 

33,063

24,366

73.7%

 

423,875

291,114

66.9%

 

601,404

412,520

68.6%

2000

84,421

51,388

60.8%

 

73,331

39,692

54.1%

 

34,652

22,217

64.1%

 

444,945

258,002

57.9%

 

637,349

371,379

58.2%

2002

89,478

50,368

56.3%

 

79,045

41,554

52.6%

 

37,392

23,464

62.8%

 

470,327

270,071

57.4%

 

676,242

385,462

57.0%

2004

87,812

57,994

66.0%

 

77,488

47,757

61.6%

 

36,685

25,187

68.7%

 

445,253

300,265

67.4%

 

647,238

431,662

66.7%

2006

91,596

48,684

53.2%

 

80,638

38,980

48.3%

 

38,326

21,334

55.7%

 

452,168

239,753

53.0%

 

662,728

348,988

52.7%                           

2008

99,337

67,258

67.7%

 

85,197

52,039

61.1%

 

40,323

27,497

68.2%

 

466,499

308,443

66.1%

 

691,356

456,064

66.0%

2010

101,009

53,867

53.3%

 

85,223

42,322

49.7%

 

40,129

23,009

57.3%

 

464,387

266,266

57.3%

 

690,748

385,464

55.8%

2012

104,323

63,812

61.2%

 

86,053

48,915

56.8%

 

40,738

25,617

62.9%

 

474,554

298,815

63.0%

 

705,668

437,159

61.9%

2014

105,138

50,158

47.7%

 

87,327

46,005

52.7%

 

41,869

24,043

57.4%

 

472,556

249,436

52.8%

 

706,890

369,642

52.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA)

1980-1998

 

 

County of Hawaii

 

County of Maui

 

  County of Kauai

 

City & County of Honolulu

 

Statewide

      Year

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Reg. 

Voter  

Turnout

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

Voters

Turnout

%    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1980

7,446

6,156

82.7%

 

6,336

4,760

75.1%

 

2,955

2,433

82.3%

 

37,346

29,499

78.9%

 

54,083

42,848

79.2%

1982

8,457

5,970

70.6%

 

7,353

4,960

67.5%

 

3,436

2,464

71.7%

 

44,704

28,996

64.9%

 

63,950

42,390

66.3%

1984

8,434

6,483

76.9%

 

6,237

4,615

73.9%

 

3,379

2,633

77.9%

 

41,154

29,333

71.3%

 

59,204

43,064

72.7%

1986

8,526

6,794

79.7%

 

6,350

5,188

81.7%

 

3,427

2,806

81.9%

 

41,592

32,632

78.5%

 

59,895

47,420

79.2%

1988

9,059

7,151

78.9%

 

6,483

4,850

74.8%

 

3,854

3,060

79.3%

 

44,056

33,177

75.3%

 

63,452

48,238

76.0%

1990

9,922

7,566

76.3%

 

7,160

5,577

77.9%

 

4,112

3,068

74.6%

 

44,579

33,020

74.1%

 

65,773

49,231

74.8%

1992

11,142

8,726

78.3%

 

7,344

5,521

75.2%

 

4,005

2,545

63.5%

 

45,631

34,237

75.0%

 

68,122

51,029

74.9%

1994

11,799

8,738

74.1%

 

7,852

5,942

75.7%

 

4,350

3,376

77.6%

 

51,765

37,368

72.2%

 

75,766

55,424

73.2%

1996

13,928

8,944

64.2%

 

9,668

5,632

58.3%

 

4,737

3,226

68.1%

 

58,965

34,300

58.2%

 

87,298

52,102

59.7%

1998

15,674

10,084

64.3%

 

12,428

7,628

61.4%

 

5,391

3,861

71.6%

 

66,670

42,227

63.3%

 

100,163

64,806

64.7%

2000*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* In accordance with the U.S. Supreme court ruling in Rice v. Cayetano, all registered voters are qualified to vote in OHA elections.

 

 

 

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