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Hawaii Voter Turnout

Can Hawaii's Voter Turnout Get Any Lower Than This?

Civil Beat | Posted 08.15.2016 | Hawaii

The 34.7 percent voter turnout for Hawaii’s primary election was the lowest since statehood in 1959, prompting U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz to suggest tha...

11 Things That Are Weirdly Missing In Hawaii... And What They Can Teach You

Posted 04.18.2014 | Travel

We often define a destination by the traits, characteristics and features that it has. But equally -- if not more -- telling is what you won't find in...

Jason Linkins

CNN Wants You To Tweet At Hawaii Residents To Encourage Them To Vote, In Dumbest Use Of CNN's Time, Ever | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

The good people at CNN have been examining voter turnout rates, crunching the numbers, and making lists, and they have found -- much to their apparent dismay -- that the state of Hawaii had the lowest voter turnout of any of these U.S. back in 2008; and they want us to do something about it. I would say that most ordinary Americans are more greatly troubled by their loved ones' continued unemployment, the consistently anemic economy, the widespread foreclosure crisis, student loan indebtedness, shrinking state budgets and long deployments in the unending war in Afghanistan. But I suppose if you proceed down that list of problems, eventually you'll find, "Hawaii has the lowest voter turnout in the nation, oh no," right below "I forgot to TiVo the latest episode of NCIS: Los Angeles and above "The Harris Teeter is always out of ciabatta."