After months of anticipation, the 2020 General Election has arrived.
Citizens across the nation have made their voices heard and have cast their votes to decide who the next president of the United States will be. On Tuesday night, the results of the presidential race will be revealed as well as local races in Hawaii.
Local races to watch for include Honolulu Mayor, Honolulu Prosecutor, Hawaii Island Mayor and U.S. House District 1 and 2. Voter service centers will close and voting will end at 7 p.m. in Hawaii.
KHON2 will provide live election results throughout the evening.
11:50 p.m.: Blangiardi is officially the next mayor of Honolulu after Amemiya congratulates him in his concession speech.
11:35 p.m.: The rest of the Hawaii voting results can be seen by clicking here.
11:28 p.m.: Esther Kia’aina has received 26,806 votes compared to Greg Thielen’s 18,455.
11:27 p.m.: 526,077 votes were counted.
11:24 p.m.: The initial results are in. Rick Blangiardi has received 210,775 votes for Honolulu mayor while Keith Amemiya has 143,246. Steve Alm has a 190,993-148,883 lead over Megan Kau.
10:56 p.m.: Kapolei Hale’s line has moved inside. Results are likely to be released soon.
10:22: The amount of voters in line at Kapolei Hale has gone down to 30, according to our Sam Spangler.
10:16 p.m.: Per our Sam Spangler, all votes are complete at Honolulu Hale. All that’s left on Oahu are the voters in Kapolei.
9:45 p.m.: Kapolei Hale will not release their count until all votes are received. There are currently over 300 people in line.
8:30 p.m.: Our Sam Spangler reports that we will not get a count until 10 p.m. at the earliest.
7:30 p.m.: Long lines have continued to persist, causing a further delay to Hawaii results. The new projected time is 8:30 p.m. Hear from Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell below.
7:15 p.m.: Joe Biden has won Hawaii’s vote in the presidential election, according to the Associated Press.
7 p.m.: With hundreds of voters still in line, results will be delayed by about an hour in Hawaii.
6 p.m.: An hour away from receiving results in Hawaii, approximately 530,000 votes are expected to be counted in the 7 p.m. printout. About 21,000 voters voted in person as of Monday night.
5 p.m.: We’re now two hours away until the first round of votes are counted in Hawaii and lines close. As long as one is in line to vote before the 7 p.m. deadline, voters will still be allowed to remain in line and have their votes cast. Our Nikki Schenfeld reports that the in-person voting turnout is similar to the 2016 turnout.
3:45 p.m. HST: As local results in Hawaii are still a few hours away, our national election tracker can be seen here.