Nevada

39% of 18-25 year olds voted in Nevada in 2016*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Your voter registration application must be received on or by October 6, 2020 by mail or completed online by October 29, 2020. Nevada allows for same-day voter registration, meaning that you are able to register to vote up until the close of polls on Election Day.

Check Registration Status

Check your Nevada voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old on Election Day, and a resident of Nevada for 30 days.

  • You may pre-register to vote at 17 years old. You cannot register to vote if declared by a court to be mentally incompetent. If you are convicted of a felony, you cannot register to vote until you are released from prison. Click here for more information about the Restoration of Voting Rights in Nevada.
  • College students may choose to register to vote at either their home address OR at their college address. See more information here.

Deadline

The deadline to register by mail is October 6, 2020. The deadline to register online is October 29, 2020. The deadline to register in-person is November 3, 2020 (same-day registration).

 

Voter Registration Process

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

  • Nevada practices automatic voter registration.
  • Further voter registration information for Nevada can be found here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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Nevada offers absentee by-mail and early absentee 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. Because of COVID, the Office of the Secretary of State of Nevada has closed its doors to the public and has suspended all in-person services and transactions (more information available here). Please refer to this page for the most recent information about the 2020 General Election.

VBM Practices

Any registered voter in Nevada may request an absentee ballot and is not required to provide a reason. Click here for an Absentee Ballot Request Form.

  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot 14 days before the election at 5:00 pm.
  • All active registered voters in Nevada will receive a ballot in the mail for the 2020 general election. All early voting ballots must be received by 7 pm on Election Day (November 3, 2020) or postmarked by Election Day (and arrive 7 days after the election). Click here to find your ballot drop box. Track your ballot here.
  • There is an identification requirement for first-time voters who vote by mail. To fulfill this requirement, you must submit to your County Clerk/Registrar official identification of both identity and residency with either your registration application or absentee ballot request form.
  • Further absentee voting information for Nevada is listed here.

Early Voting

Nevada offers early voting.

  • Early voting is available October 17, 2020 through October 30, 2020. More information can be found here.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7 am-7 pm.

  • 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, you will be asked to provide identification. See more information here.
  • Further Nevada voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated for the 2020 Election.

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