Voter registration deadlines are determined by the date of election.
Nebraska does not allow same day registration
April 22, 2022 is the registration deadline for the 2022 primary election
October 21, 2022 Is the registration deadline for the 2022 general election
In Person Registration Deadlines
Deadlines for registration at the County Clerk/Election Commissioner's Office are prior to 6 p.m. and determined by the election date.
Your political party affiliation or
Failure to vote in a previous election does not require re-registration
The County Clerk/Election Commission in each County maintains the voter rolls. To remove someone from a voter roll, contact the local County Clerk/Election Commissioner.
There is no waiting period to register to vote in Nebraska. You can register to vote the same day you become a Nebraska resident.
Online registration can also be completed through the State Department of Motor Vehicles when renewing or ordering a duplicate diver's license.
In Person Registration
Voter Registration is available in person at:
An online voter registration application can be printed for your use. Applications must be mailed to your County election office. Addresses of your county election office are listed on the form.
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Early Voting Forms
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Voter Registration Cancellation Forms
(These forms can be filled out online, but must be Printed and mailed to your county election official)
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Where to vote
Whenever you register or re-register to vote your county clerk/ election commissioner will inform you of your polling place location. Your voting card informs inform you of your polling place and voting districts.
Polls are open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Central Time Zone and from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. in the Mountain Time Zone.
No, voting cards or IDs do not to be presented to election officials in order to vote.
Unless mailed in registration that did not provide ID or address verification must present the following:
Failure to re-register
At you assigned polling place you will be asked by three or more poll workers to check in with:
After verification you will given a ballot. Ballots are filled in by filling in the oval completely.
Receiving Voter Assistance
Assistance from a friend, relative or requested election board workers can assist voters if they:
Additionally ballot marking devices are available at every polling place which allows the voter to:
Campaign at Polling place
No campaigning is allowed within 200 feet from a polling place
Persons may call the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office Election Division
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (888) 727-0007 (toll free)
or (402) 471-2555 to report problems
Becoming an election worker
Contact your county election official's office to learn more about working elections.
Nebraska is a "non-excuse" state- Any voter may request an early voted (absentee) ballet. There is no need to provide a reason.
Many organizations offer free rides to polling places. Some of these include:
Where to get more info on candidates and election information can be found in the 2022 Elections site
Offices/Measures That May Appear on the Ballot
|Federal (even years)||
President/Vice-President (elected every four years; next election in 2024)
Senator (elected every six years for staggered terms; next election in 2024)
Representative (elected every two years)
|State (even years)||
Governor/Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Comptroller, Attorney General, Judges of Probate (elected every four years; next election in 2022)
State Senator (elected every two years)
State Representative (elected every two years)
Statewide ballot measures
|Municipal (odd years)||
School Board and other boards and commissions
Mayor or First Selectman
Registrar of Voters
Aldermen or Selectmen
Local ballot measures
Election Day is November 8, 2022
Dates of municipal elections can be found in the Official Election Calendar.
The Nebraska Secretary of State is the chief election officer and oversees statewide and local election
The Nebraska State Plan Commission implemented the HAVA to implement "ne standards, replace voting systems and improve election administration."
Campaign Reporting Information System provides access to candidates’ election committee and Political Action Committee campaign finance filings
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
Find useful voter information including:
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