Nevada

Population

3,080,156

Voting-Age Pop.

1,973,652

Last Presidential Election (2016)
Clinton 48 %
Trump 46 %
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Important Dates

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Election Date

Nov 3, 2020

Registration Deadline

Oct 29, 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
    Yes
  • ID Required
    No

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Absentee/Mail-In Voting

The 2020 general election will be a "hybrid" election in Nevada. All active registered voters will be sent a ballot in the mail, but voters can choose to vote in person instead.

Data source - nvsos.gov

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  • Yes, all registered voters in Nevada will receive a mail ballot for the general election.

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Yes, all registered voters in Nevada will receive a mail ballot for the general election.

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  • Dates vary by county. The earliest counties will begin mailing on Sept 24.

When will I receive my ballot?

Dates vary by county. The earliest counties will begin mailing on Sept 24.

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  • In person: Received by Nov 3, 7pm.


    Mail: Postmarked by Nov 3; received by Nov 10.

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In person: Received by Nov 3, 7pm.


Mail: Postmarked by Nov 3; received by Nov 10.

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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

Early voting is available to every voter in Nevada from Oct 17 through Oct 30. Voters can vote at any location in their respective county where early voting is offered.


Same-Day Registration

Can you register on Election Day?

Yes

Nevada voters can register to vote in person at the polling place either during early voting or on Election Day.


Voter ID Requirements

Is an ID required to vote?

No

If a person’s name appears in the election board register or if the person provides an affirmation pursuant to statute, the person is entitled to vote and must sign his or her name in the election board register when he or she appears at the polling place to vote. The signature must be compared by an election board officer with the signature or a facsimile on the person’s original application to register to vote or one of the accepted forms of identification.


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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 - nvsos.gov

Acceptable Forms of ID

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  • Military Identification Card

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  • Driver's License

  • Identification Card

    Issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles

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  • Card Issued to Voter

    At the time he or she registered to vote

  • Other Form of Identification

    Issued by a governmental agency, which contains the voter’s signature and physical description or picture