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Nebraska voter registration guide

Nebraska voter registration deadlines

  • Register to vote (online): Received by October 16, 2020
  • Register to vote (by mail): Postmarked by October 16, 2020
  • Register to vote (in person): Received by October 23, 2020

Check your Nebraska voter registration status

  • If you can't remember if you're registered to vote, or you want to make sure your information is correct, you can check your Nebraska registration using the Nebraska voter registration lookup tool.
  • If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.

Nebraska voter registration rules

To register in Nebraska you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States;
  • be a resident of Nebraska;
  • be at least 17 years old to register and at least 18 years old by the general election
  • if convicted of a felony, two years have passed since the sentence was completed (including any parole or probation);
  • not have been officially found to be mentally incompetent; and
  • not have been convicted of treason, unless you have had your civil rights stored.

Register to vote online in Nebraska

  • Nebraska voters must include their Nebraska driver's license number or state ID number with their online voter registration application.
  • Visit the Nebraska online voter registration tool.
  • Fill out all the required fields.
  • You will be registered to vote as soon as you finish the workflow.
  • You should receive your voter registration card in the mail within 2-3 weeks. If not, you might want to follow up with your Local Election Office.
  • The deadline to register to vote online is received by October 16, 2020.

Register to vote by mail in Nebraska

  1. Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Nebraska driver's license number. If you don't have one, enter the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you don't have either number, write "NONE" here.
  3. Box 7 - Choice of Party: You must register with a party if you want to take part in that party’s primary election, caucus, or convention.
  4. Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
  5. Print, date, and sign the form. If you do not have a printer, you can print the form out at any local library. If you do not have a stamp, you can buy one from any grocery store: just ask the cashier to sell you one.
  6. Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your Local Election Office.
  7. Your voter registration form must be postmarked by October 16, 2020

Register to vote in person in Nebraska

  1. Contact your Local Election Office to find where to register to vote in person.
  2. Nebraska voters must provide their Nebraska driver's license number, state ID number, or the last four digits of their social security number with their voter registration application.

Local Election Office

Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions about Nebraska voter registration.

Statewide election office

This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Nebraska elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.

Nebraska Secretary of State  
Suite 2300, State Capitol Bldg.  
Lincoln, NE 68509‐4608