Voting In Nevada

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
Mail | Postmarked by Oct. 9, 2018
In-Person | October 16, 2018
Online | October 18, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

YES. Voters are requested to provide a Nevada Driver's License or State ID Number OR the last four digits of their social security number. If they have never been issued either of these they may apply to register, but must contact their County Clerk or Voter Registrar.

Online Registration?

YES. Voters may register to vote or update their information ONLINE. Voters must have a valid Nevada Driver's License or non-driver State ID and the last four digits of their social security number to register online.

DEADLINE: Thirty (30) days before any Election.

Paper Form Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed or hand delivered to their County Clerk or Voter Registrar. You may register to vote at any NV Department of Motor Vehicles office, at your county clerk or registrar of voters' office, at various social service agencies, and on college campuses.

DEADLINE: Thirty (30) days before any Election.

Election Day Registration

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

Automatic Registration?

NO. Automatic Voter Registration will be on the November 6, 2018 Ballot. Vote YES on IP1. Go HERE for more info.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. A voter may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the next Election.

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

Registration Portability?

NO. Voters who move to a new address that is covered by the same polling place as their old address can vote at their old polling place after confirming your change of address at the polling place. If you decline to give an oral or written confirmation of your address, you can vote at a special polling place set up by each county clerk, but you can only vote for President and Vice President, U.S. Senator, and statewide and countywide officers and questions which have been submitted to all voters of the county or State.

Voters who move to a new address within the same county but with a different polling place can vote at their old polling place associated with your old address after giving oral or written confirmation of your new address at the polling place. If you decline to give an oral or written confirmation of your address, you can vote at a special polling place set up by each county clerk, but can only vote for President and Vice President, U.S. Senator, and statewide and countywide officers and questions which have been submitted to all voters of the county or State.

Voters who move to a new address that is in a different county within the state after the close of registration for any election may vote in the election at the polling place associated with their old address.

Click HERE to find your Polling Place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

NO.

Absentee Voting?

YES. Nevada is a No-Excuse Absentee Voting state which means all registered voters can request an absentee ballot. Voters can download and print an application which can be mailed or hand delivered to their County Clerk/Voter Registrar. First time voters who request an absentee ballot MUST provide official identification of both IDENTITY and RESIDENCY with either your registration application or absentee ballot request form. Voters can choose to become a Permanent Absentee Voter.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received by 5pm seven (7) days before Election Day.

Vote-by-Mail?

YES. Nevada 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?

YES. All registered voters may vote early In-Person in their respective county. Go HERE to find locations and hours.

Youth Vote in Primary?

LIMITED. Registered voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before a Presidential Election may vote in the Presidential Primary.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

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

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 Nevada.

Felony conviction?

Voting rights are automatically restored to people completing sentences for most first-time felony convictions. The following are permanently disenfranchised unless they are pardoned or granted a restoration of civil rights from a court, people with: (1) "category A” felonies; (2) "category B”“ felonies that resulted in substantial bodily harm to the victim; or (3) multiple felony convictions of any category that arose from separate instances. Individuals that received a “dishonorable discharge” from parole or probation permanently lose voting rights unless pardoned.

Effective January 1st, 2019 the law will restore rights to Nevadans who received a “dishonorable discharge” from probation or parole, and institute a two-year waiting period before rights are restored for persons convicted of certain crimes classified as “category B.”

Ex-felons MUST re-register to vote.

Go HERE for more information on getting your rights restored.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should 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.