Voting in Nevada
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- 1 Registration
- 2 Voting on Election Day
- 3 Absentee voting
- 4 Early voting
- 5 Election policy ballot measures
- 6 Recent news
- 7 See also
- 8 External links
- 9 References
For full information about voting in Nevada, contact the state election agency.
When and where
The deadline for registration is 21 days prior to the election. Registration documents may be returned by mail or in person. Individuals can also register to vote at any Department of Motor Vehicles office, at a county clerk or registrar's office, at various social service agencies, and on college campuses. Additionally, voters may register online.
As of April 2015, Nevada is one of 20 states that have implemented full online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website.
Voting on Election Day
- See also: Voter identification laws by state
A voter must sign his or her name in the election board register at his or her polling place. The signature is compared with the signature on the voter's original application to vote or another form of identification, such as a driver's license, a state identification card, military identification or another government-issued ID.
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
- See also: Absentee voting
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Nevada. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the election office no later than 5 p.m. on the seventh calendar day preceding the election. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Military and overseas voting
For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.
- See also: Early voting
Nevada is one of 33 states (plus the District of Columbia) that permits early voting in some form. Early voting begins on the third Saturday before the election and ends on the Friday prior to Election Day.
Election policy ballot measures
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Ballotpedia has tracked the following ballot measures relating to election and campaign policy in Nevada.
- Nevada Campaign Contribution Limits, Question 10 (1994)
- Nevada Campaign Contribution Limits, Question 10 (1996)
- Nevada Selection of University Board of Regents Amendment, Question 9 (2006)
- Nevada Voter ID Initiative (2014)
- Nevada Voter Residency Requirements Amendment, Question 1 (2008)
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the terms "Nevada voting."
- Some of the stories below may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of Google's news search engine.
Elections in Nevada
- Nevada elections, 2016
- Nevada elections, 2015
- Nevada elections, 2014
- Nevada elections, 2013
- Nevada elections, 2012
- Nevada Secretary of State, "Registering to Vote," accessed June 10, 2014
- Nevada Secretary of State, "Election Frequently Asked Questions," accessed June 10, 2014
- Nevada State Legislature, "Title 24 - Elections," accessed January 20, 2015
- Nevada Revised Statutes, "Title 24, Chapter 293, Section 273," accessed January 3, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- Nevada Secretary of State, "Absentee Voting," accessed December 16, 2013
- Rock the Vote "Where Can I Vote in Nevada?" accessed December 16, 2013
- Nevada Secretary of State "Early Voting Information," accessed December 16, 2013
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