Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

  • How To: Vote

    Find out how, where, and when to vote. How to vote

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How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need your Nebraska driver’s license or state ID card to register online.

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

votercheck.necvr.ne.gov

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at a Nebraska address
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not be convicted for a felony, or if convicted, two years have passed since the completion of the sentence and any parole term
  • Not currently be judged incompetent by a court

How to Vote

Vote early
Oct 9–Nov 6

Complete the early voting ballot application and ballot in person at the County Clerk/Election Commission office

Bring an accepted ID, if required.


Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 8 AM–8 PM CT. If you’re in line at your polling location by 8 PM CT, you’re allowed to vote.

Bring an accepted ID, if required


Who can vote early

Any registered voter can vote early in person or by mail.

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote on Election Day
November 6

Polls are open 6 AM–7 PM

Bring your ID

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Nebraska. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be 18 by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Live at a Nebraska address
  • Not be convicted of a felony, or if convicted, two years have passed since the completion of the sentence and any parole term
  • Not currently judged incompetent by a court

ID requirements

If you’re voting for the first time in Nebraska, registered to vote by mail and didn’t include a copy of your ID when you registered, you’ll need to include a copy of your ID when you vote early or on Election Day. Bring or include a copy of one of the following:

  • Any current photo ID
  • A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address

Frequently Asked Questions