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Nebraska elections, 2013

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Contents
1 Voting in Nebraska
1.1 Important voting information
1.2 Voting absentee
1.3 Voting early
2 Elections Performance Index
3 See also
4 References



Nebraska

Nebraska election information for 2013 is listed below.

On the 2013 ballot
No regularly scheduled elections in Nebraska.
Exceptions include special elections.
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Voting in Nebraska

See also: Voting in Nebraska
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Important voting information

  • Nebraska uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
  • Registration forms returned in person must be received by the second Friday preceding the election. Applications returned by mail must be mailed and postmarked by the 3rd Friday preceding the election (18 days prior).
  • As of April 2014, Nebraska is one of the 35 states that have not implemented online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Nebraska, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Nebraska is one of 34 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Thirty days before Election Day is the first day early voting ballots are available to vote at a county office. Ballot are sent to non-military stateside applicants 35 days before the election.[1] The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Nebraska ranked 40th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2010 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Nebraska received an overall score of 58%.[2]

See also

References

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  2. Pew Charitable Trusts, Election Performance Index Report