Voting In Nebraska

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Mail/Online | 
October 19, 2018
In Person | October 26, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

YES. First-time registrants are requested to provide a Nebraska Driver's License OR the last four digits of their social security OR state-assigned unique number. If a registrant does NOT provide any of these then they MUST show Photo ID, OR a copy of a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check that displays the voter's name and address when voting by mail or in-person.

Online Registration?

YES. Voters may register to vote or update their information ONLINE. Voter must have a valid Nebraska Driver's License or non-driver State ID to register online.

Participants of the Address Confidentiality Program should NOT register online, but contact their County Clerk instead.

DEADLINE: The 3rd Friday before any Election.

Paper Form Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed or hand delivered to their County Clerk.

DEADLINE: If applying by mail, the 3rd Friday before any Election. If applying in-person, the 2nd Friday before any Election

Election Day Registration

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Nebraska voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Nebraska.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. A voter may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Registration Portability?

NO. Registered voters who moved from one residence to another in the same county, or who changed their name and remained in the same county will be allowed to vote at the polling place designated for their new residence. These voters may be asked to cast a Provisional Ballot upon completing a certification and new registration form.

Persons moving from one county in Nebraska to another county in Nebraska must re-register in their new county in order to be eligible to vote.

Click HERE to find your Polling Place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

YES. If a voter did NOT provide the required ID when registering for the first-time they MUST show Photo ID, OR a copy of a utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or government document including check that displays the voter's name and address when voting by mail or in-person for the first time.

Absentee Voting?

YES. Nebraska is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters can request an absentee ballot. Voters can download and print a request form which can be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to their County Election Office.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday before Election Day.

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. Nebraska is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which allows all registered voters to vote an absentee ballot by mail.

See ABSENTEE VOTING for more information.

Early Voting?

LIMITED. Nebraska is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters may apply for an absentee ballot In-Person at their County Election Office and vote that ballot in the same trip. See ABSENTEE VOTING for more info.

In-Person Absentee Voting begins as soon as ballots are available, but no later than thirty (30) days before Election Day and ends on Election Day.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand In-Person Early Voting to more locations and to all Nebraska voters.

Youth Vote in Primary?

YES. Registered voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before Election Day may vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Nebraska should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Nebraska.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Nebraska.

Felony conviction?

Voting rights are automatically restored after a voter has completed their sentence, probabtion, and parole. Ex-felons MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should go HERE for more information.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.