Helpful Voting Links — Nebraska
Don't miss your next election! Nebraska's primary election is May 15, 2018 and general election is November 6, 2018. Voter registration applications by mail must be postmarked 18 days before the election. You may register to vote in person until 11 days before the election. Nebraska's primary elections vary in access based on type. Please see primary section for detail.
- Register to Vote
- Check your registration status
- State Election Website
- State Election Dates
- Find your Polling Place
- See Your Ballot
- Absentee Ballot Instructions
- Request an Absentee Ballot
- Felon Voting Laws
- Call the Election Office: (888) 727-0007
- County Election Offices
- County Government Information
Primary/Caucus Info — Nebraska
In Federal elections, only affiliated registered voters may participate in the respective party’s primary or caucus. However, unaffiliated voters may choose to participate with either party. In state-level races, however, unaffiliated voters may choose to vote in the Democratic primary but are unable to participate in the Republican primary. Visit the Nebraska Democratic Party and Republican Party websites for party specific information on caucus locations and procedures. Note that the Democratic Caucus will NOT be held at traditional polling locations.
What's on the ballot?
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot. As Nebraska has its Republican primary and state primary on the same day, note that you may request a nonpartisan ballot that includes nonpartisan state races only if you do not wish to participate in the Republican presidential primary election. Note that in state-level races, however, unaffiliated voters may choose to vote in the Democratic primary but are unable to participate in the Republican primary.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — Nebraska
Voter ID Requirements — Nebraska
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- Current and valid photo ID
- Utility bill
- Bank statement
- Government check
- Paycheck or other government document that contains your name and residence address and that is dated within two months
Early & Absentee Voting — NebraskaRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: April 16th to May 14th
You can vote in person at your county clerk's office from April 14th to May 14th before the election, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.
To vote early by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than May 4th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by the day before the election.