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Nebraska

Population

1,934,408

Voting-Age Pop.

1,358,786

Last Presidential Election (2016)
Clinton 34 %
Trump 60 %
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Important Dates

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Election Date

Nov 3, 2020

Registration Deadline

Oct 16, 2020

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USPS recommends mailing your ballot no later than October 27.

Source: USPS.com

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  • Online Registration

    Yes
  • Early Voting
    Yes
  • Same-Day Registration
    No
  • ID Required
    No

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Absentee/Mail-In Voting

Any registered voter may request an early-voting (absentee) ballot, and is not required to provide a reason.

Data source - sos.nebraska.gov

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Mail Outline Icon Is this state automatically sending an absentee or mail-in ballot? Chevron Icon

  • No, residents of Nebraska must register for an early-voting (absentee) ballot for the general election.

Mail Outline Icon Is this state automatically sending an absentee or mail-in ballot?

No, residents of Nebraska must register for an early-voting (absentee) ballot for the general election.

Requests must be received by: Oct 23, 6pm Chevron Icon

  • Oct 23 is the last day to request a ballot be mailed to you.

Requests must be received by: Oct 23, 6pm

Oct 23 is the last day to request a ballot be mailed to you.

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  • Sept 28: Early voting ballots begin to be mailed out.

When will I receive my ballot?

Sept 28: Early voting ballots begin to be mailed out.

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  • All early-voting ballots whether delivered in person, by mail or by other carrier must arrive by the close of polls on the day of the election.

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All early-voting ballots whether delivered in person, by mail or by other carrier must arrive by the close of polls on the day of the election.

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  • You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.

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You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.


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Early Voting

Can you vote early in this state?

Yes

You can vote early in person at your county election office for 30 days prior to a primary or general election. The day before the election is the last day to vote early in person.


Same-Day Registration

Can you register on Election Day?

No

To vote at the polling place on Election Day, the completed application must be submitted on or before Oct 16, the third Friday before the election.


Voter ID Requirements

Is an ID required to vote?

No

The only time voters are asked for their ID (or a form of address verification) is if they were a first time Nebraska registrant who mailed in their registration application and didn’t provide ID or a form of address verification at that time.


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Acceptable Forms of Identification

Make sure you're ready on Election Day with the appropriate forms of identification. Acceptable forms of ID are listed here.

Data source - sos.nebraska.gov

Acceptable Forms of ID

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  • Driver's License

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  • Copy of Utility Bill

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  • ID or Form of Address Verification (Copy of a Utility Bill, Bank Statement, Government Check, Paycheck, or Other Government Document)

    That is current and shows your name and residence address