THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Hawaii
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- ACLU of Hawaii
- Common Cause Hawaii
- League of Women Voters of Hawaii
- Modern Elections Hawaii
- NAACP Hawaii
LEARN MORE ABOUT NEW VOTING AND ELECTION BILLS IN HAWAII
An online database created by the Brennan Center has all the most recent information on restrictive and expansive voting bills that are being proposed or have passed in your state. Make sure to stay up-to-date!
VISIT A ‘ONE-STOP-SHOP’ FOR ELECTION INFO: VOTE411.ORG FOR HAWAII
VOTE411 is a “one-stop-shop” for election information created by League of Women Voters. Get your Personalized Voting Information to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, check your voter registration, learn ID requirements, and much more!
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN HAWAII
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN HAWAII
Twenty-four states, including Hawaii, do not feature a process for citizen-led ballot initiatives. This means that a state legislator must sponsor a bill in order for it to be voted on to become law. This requires you to be in relationship with your state legislatures. Some tactics used in these states to pressure on them to act are community powered lobbying, marching, and nonviolent civil disobedience. LEARN MORE!
Hawaii DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about the Freedom to Vote Act.
HAWAII, OVERTURN CITIZENS UNITED!
Take action against corporate campaign funding by writing to our U.S. Senators and Representatives to get money out of politics by amending the U.S. Constitution!
GUARD YOUR OWN VOTE!
The right to vote and have our voices heard is fundamental to our democracy. Our democracy is stronger when every eligible American participates, confident that when they cast a vote that it will be counted as cast. Make sure you are registered to vote and know where your polling place is located!
The Hawaii Reapportionment Commission adopted its final legislative redistricting plan on Jan. 28. Why is there controversy? Those who oppose the HRC redistricting plan are mischaracterized by several commissioners as complaining, disgruntled naysayers who didn’t get their way.