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Information on local, state and federal candidates and ballot measures may be available here.

To see a list of available races, visit the race index.


The voting systems used in Nebraska are optical scan and DRE.


If you cannot read, are blind or have a physical disability, you may request assistance in marking your ballot. You may have a friend or relative assist you, or you may request the assistance of two election board workers, each from a different party.

For more information, you can utilize the American Association of People With Disabilities (AAPD) resource.


For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your state's resource.


Provisional ballots are eligible for verification in correct precinct. You can check the status of your provisional ballot by using your state's resource.

Nebraska Election Dates

The next election date is Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (General Election). The registration deadline is Friday, October 19, 2018.

Contact your local Board of Elections for more information.

Nebraska Poll Worker information

In order to be a poll worker in Nebraska:

  • You must be registered to vote in Nebraska
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Political affiliation generally required
  • You will be entitled to compensation
  • You must be a resident of the precinct
  • You must complete required training
  • Students 16 years or older who meet all other voter requirements may be appointed

To sign up, contact your local board of elections.

Nebraska Early Voting

For more infromation on times and locations, contact your county clerk.

Early voting is available from 35 days before the election until the Monday before Election Day. For more information on early voting, please see the section on Absentee Ballot Process.

Nebraska Absentee Ballot Process

You can apply for an early voting (formerly known as absentee) ballot by contacting your county clerk in person, by personal agent, by mail or by fax. You can print the early voting application request form from your state's website. To apply for early voting, you should complete the form and then mail or fax it to your county clerk.

Nebraska ID Needed for Voting

No identification is required unless you are a first-time voter who registered by mail and did not provide verification with your registration application. Please check with your local election officials to determine what form of ID is needed at the polls.


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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-418-1682 (Arabic)


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