Nebraska

50% of 18-29 year olds voted in Nebraska in 2020*

*Source CIRCLE- Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 23, 2020 if registering in-person. Be sure to register by October 16, 2020 if you wish to register online or by mail.

Check Registration Status

Check your Nebraska voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S citizen, be a Nebraska resident, and be 18 years or older on or before Election Day.

  • You can register to vote, if you are 17 years old and will be 18 by the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of this year, If you have a felony conviction, you cannot register to vote until two years after the completion of your sentence including any probation or parole term. Click here for more information about felon voting rights. You cannot register if you have been found by a court to be mentally incompetent.
  • College students may choose to register to vote at either their home address OR at their college address. See more information here.

Deadline

Nebraska does not allow same-day voter registration. The deadline to register in-person is October 23, 2020 and the deadline to register online or by mail is October 16, 2020.

 

Voter Registration Process

There are three primary methods of registering to vote in Nebraska: online registration, mailing in a printable application, or in-person registration.

  • Nebraska does not practice automatic voter registration.
  • Further voter registration information for Nebraska can be found here.

This page was last updated on 10/20/2020.

Questions? Contact us here.

Nebraska offers absentee by-mail and early in-person voting. Voters are encouraged to consider voting using one of these methods in order to minimize their risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

Any registered voter in Nebraska may request an early-voting (absentee) ballot, and is not required to provide a reason. Click here for the Nebraska Early Voting Ballot Application. You can also send in a hand-written request for an absentee ballot.

  • The last day to request an early voting ballot to be mailed is (October 23, 2020).
  • All early voting ballots must arrive by the closing of the polls on Election Day November 3, 2020: 8:00 pm central time and 7:00 pm mountain time.
  • Further absentee voting information for Nebraska is listed here.

Early Voting

Nebraska offers early voting.

  • Early voting begins 30 days before the 2020 General Election (October 5, 2020) and ends the day before the 2020 General Election (November 2, 2020).

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 8:00 am to 8:00 pm central time and 7:00 am to 7:00 pm mountain time.

  • If your voter registration information is current and accurate, you do not require identification for voting. If you are a first-time voter who registered by mail and did not provide verification with your registration application, check with your local election officials to determine what form of ID is required. See more information here.
  • Further Nebraska voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on 10/20/2020.

Questions? Contact us here.