Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

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How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need a Nevada driver’s license or ID card to register online.

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

nvsos.gov

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at a Nevada address by Oct 9 and live in your precinct by Oct 29
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Not be convicted of a felony and currently serving your any part of your sentence
  • Not currently be judged incompetent by a court

How to Vote

Vote early
October 22-November 4

Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 7 AM–7 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.


Who can vote early

Any voter registered in NV is eligible.

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote on Election Day
November 6

Polls are open 7 AM–7 PM. If you’re in line at your polling location by 7 PM, you’re allowed to vote.

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Nevada. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Be 18 by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Live at a Nevada address
  • Not be convicted of a felony and currently serving your sentence, or not had your civil rights restored by petition
  • Not be currently judged incompetent by a court

In person ID requirements

If you’re a first-time voter, registered by mail or online, didn’t include a copy of ID when you registered, and didn’t provide a valid driver’s license number or social security number on your application, be sure to bring one of the following:

  • A current photo ID that shows your address
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address (however, a voter registration ID is not accepted)

By mail ID requirements

You’re only required to provide ID if you’re a first-time voter in Nevada, didn’t provide a copy of an ID when you registered to vote, and are voting by mail. Include a copy of one of the following with your mail ballot:

  • A current Nevada driver’s license
  • A current Nevada ID card
  • A current ID card issued by the US Armed Forces
  • A current ID card issued by a public school, college, or university in Nevada
  • A current US passport
  • A current tribal identification card

If your ID from the list above doesn’t include the address where you’re registered to vote, you’ll also need include a copy of one of the following that includes that address:

  • Current utility bill, including for electricity, gas, oil, water, sewer, septic, telephone, cellular telephone, or cable television
  • Current bank or credit union statement
  • Current paycheck
  • Current income tax return
  • Current statement regarding a mortgage, rental, or lease of a residence
  • Current motor vehicle registration
  • Current document issued by a governmental agency
  • Current property tax statement

Frequently Asked Questions