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Storm threats push more to hit polls early

Amid mostly minor problems, damage from Iselle prevents 8,000 people on Hawaii island from voting

By Timothy Hurley & Gregg K. Kakesako

POSTED: 08:35 a.m. HST, Aug 09, 2014

~~<p>With storms threatening to disrupt Hawaii's primary election voting on Saturday, more people cast early ballots than voted on Election Day.</p>
<p>It was a first for Hawaii, officials said, as more than 160,000 people voted ahead of time, with absentee voting through mail and walk-in voting up at least 11 percent in Honolulu and an estimated 12 percent statewide. Only 123,897 people voted on Saturday.</p>
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With storms threatening to disrupt Hawaii's primary election voting on Saturday, more people cast early ballots than voted on Election Day.

It was a first for Hawaii, officials said, as more than 160,000 people voted ahead of time, with absentee voting through mail and walk-in voting up at least 11 percent in Honolulu and an estimated 12 percent statewide. Only 123,897 people voted on Saturday. Login for more...



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