Last updated: 9/24/2020
Nevada COVID-19 Election Information:
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To register to vote in Nevada you must meet the following qualifications:
Source: Nevada Secretary of State
For more information about registering to vote, visit the Nevada Secretary of State website.
To use the online voter registration system you must have a current and valid driver’s license, learner’s permit or non-driver photo identification card issued by the NV Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and a signature on file with DMV.
Online registration form (in English and Spanish).
Printable forms (in English and Spanish).
Refer to the box below for information about ID requirements.
You may choose a political party affiliation when you register, but it is not required.
For online voter registration, a Nevada drivers license or state ID is required.
An ID is not required for mail-in registration, but you must provide one of the documents listed:
Mail-in registration to your County/Clerk Registrar.
If you cannot meet any of the above requirements, you may select the option that states you do not have neither of the documents listed above; you will be contacted by your County Election Department for more information once your application is received.
If you're voting in Nevada for the first time, registered to vote by mail or online, and didn't provide ID when you registered, be sure to bring a copy of your photo ID, OR a
that shows your name and address when you vote.
If you've voted in Nevada before, registered in person, or provided ID at the time of registration, you don't need to show ID to vote.
Source: Nevada Election Center (vote.org)
For more information, please see the 2020 Calendar & Events page regarding registration and voting.
Source: Nevada Secretary of State
Many organizations offer free rides to polling places. Some of these include:
ballots from the comfort of their homes. The application is available 45 days before the General Election.
Offices/Measures That May Appear on the Ballot
|Federal (even years)||
President/Vice-President (elected every four years; next election in 2020)
Senator (elected every six years for staggered terms; next election in 2020)
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
Primary Election is June 9, 2020
Election Day is November 3, 2020
Report Potential Election Law Violation in Nevada to the Nevada Secretary of State.
"All candidates for statewide, county and local elected office in Nevada are required by law to file Campaign Contributions and Expenses (C&E) Reports electronically with the Secretary of State. C&E Reports are filed four times per election cycle during election years."
The AURORA Campaign Finance Reporting System provides access to
Contact your federal, state, and local representatives.
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
Find useful voter information including:
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