Voting in Nebraska

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This page has information relating to voting in Nebraska. For full information contact your state election agency.


Nebraska uses a primary system

To vote in Nebraska, you must meet the following requirements:

When and where

Voting on election day

Poll times

See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times

Absentee voting


All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Nebraska. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.[1]


The last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed is the Wednesday prior to Election Day at 4 PM. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by 8 PM (CST) on election day.[1]

Military and overseas voting

For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.

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.[2] 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.

See also

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Nebraska Secretary of State, "Voter Information Frequently Asked Questions," accessed December 16, 2013
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named absentee

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