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Upcoming Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

November 5, 2024

Nebraska General Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Postmarked: October 18, 2024
  • Post received: October 22, 2024
  • Online: October 18, 2024 12:00AM
  • In-Person: October 25, 2024 6:00PM
Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Request Deadline
  • Request for Postal Ballot by: October 25, 2024
Completed Absentee (Mail-in) Ballot Return Deadline
  • Received by: November 5, 2024
Early Voting
  • In-Person Absentee Voting: October 6 – November 5, 2024

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Absentee (Early Voting) Ballots

Nebraska is a “no-excuse” state, meaning any registered voter may request an early-voting (absentee) ballot, and is not required to provide a reason.

How to Apply.

You can apply for an early-voting ballot by contacting your county election office by mail or by fax. You can print an online early voting application, complete the form, and then mail, fax or scan/take a picture of your application and email it to your county election office. The last day for an early-voting application to be received is 6 p.m. on the second Friday preceding the election.

See details of early voting here

What to Expect
on Election Day

On Election Day, polls are open from 8 AM to 8 PM in the Central Time Zone and from 7 AM to 7 PM in the Mountain Time Zone. 

Find your polling location.


Voter ID Requirements

Only first-time voters who registered without providing ID will be asked to show ID at the polls.

See Election Day FAQ for more info

Language Access

Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters. 

Section 208

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.” 

It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose. 

Have questions or need help voting?

Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.