Candidate filing dates set

LIHUE — Candidate nomination and filing services are being offered at the Elections Division of the County Clerk located at 4386 Rice Street in Lihue.

The candidate filing period runs from Feb. 1 through June 5. Services are offered Monday thru Friday during the regular office hours of 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Prior to beginning the candidate nomination and filing process, prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the State Office of Elections’ webpage at to review updated information on the process.

The Election Division would also like to announce the upcoming election events:

Primary Election

Voter Registration Deadline: July 12, 2018

Early Voting Period: July 30 to Aug. 9, 2018

Absentee Ballot Application Deadline: Aug. 4, 2018

Election Day: Aug. 11, 2018

General Election

Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 8, 2018

Early Voting Period: Oct. 23 to Nov. 3, 2018

Absentee Ballot Application Deadline: Oct. 30, 2018

Election Day: Nov. 6, 2018

Finally, please note that official election information will only be disseminated directly through the Elections Division of Office of the County Clerk, the State Office of Elections, or via the Public Information Officer of the County of Kauai.

Election Officials cannot assure the accuracy of election information obtained through alternate means, so the public is urged to contact the Elections Division directly if they have any questions on material viewed on social media or related sources.

For additional information, please contact the Elections Division at 241-4800.


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