Key 2021 Election dates in Lincoln

Key dates on the 2021 Lincoln municipal election calendar.

Primary is April 6 | General Election is May 4

MARCH 2021

MARCH 19

LAST DAY

– to mail in a postmarked voter registration  
– to register online until 11:59 pm CDT today. Click here.
 
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MARCH 22

FIRST DAY

– for early mail-in ballots to be mailed out to voters for the April 6 primary election
– to pick up early mail-in ballots at the Lancaster County Election Office
– to vote early in person at the Lancaster County Election Office 
 
 
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MARCH 26

LAST DAY

– to register in person for the April 6 primary elections (6 pm CDT). 
– to receive an application for an early mail-in ballot for the April 6 primary elections that would be mailed to a specific address
 
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APRIL 2021

APRIL 5

LAST DAY

– to vote early in person at the Lancaster County Election Office (7 am to 5 pm CDT) 

 

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April 6
LINCOLN MUNICIPAL PRIMARY DAY

8 am CDT
POLLS OPEN 

– 8 am to 8 pm CDT.
– Find your polling place.
– Early mail-in ballots must be submitted by 8 pm CDT in the Lancaster County dropbox at 601 N. 46th St. 
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8 pm CDT
POLLS CLOSE

Find your polling place.
– If you are in line to vote at 8 pm, you are entitled to cast your ballot. DO NOT LEAVE THE LINE. 
– Early mail-in ballots must be submitted by 8 pm CDT in the Lancaster County dropbox at 601 N. 46th St. 
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APRIL 16

LAST DAY

– to mail in a postmarked voter registration for the May 4 general election  
– to register online for the May 4 general election until 11:59 pm CDT today. Click here.
 
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APRIL 19

FIRST DAY

– early mail-in ballots for the May 4 general election can be mailed out to voters
– to pick up early mail-in ballots for the May 4 general election
– to vote early in person in the May 4 general election at the Lancaster County Election Office, 601 N. 46th St.
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APRIL 23

LAST DAY

– to register in person for the May 4 general election (6 pm CDT). 
 
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MAY 2021

May 3

LAST DAY

– to vote early in person at the Lancaster County Election Office (7 am to 5 pm CDT) 

 

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May 4

LINCOLN MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY

8 am
POLLS OPEN

Find your polling place here.
– Early mail-in ballots must be submitted by 8 pm CDT in the Lancaster County dropbox at 601 N. 46th St. 
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8 pm
POLLS CLOSE

Find your polling place.
– If you are in line to vote at 8 pm, you are entitled to cast your ballot. DO NOT LEAVE THE LINE. 
– Early mail-in ballots must be submitted by 8 pm CDT in the Lancaster County dropbox at 601 N. 46th St. 
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May 6

MEETING TO CERTIFY VOTE
9 am CDT

Board of Canvassers 
 
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