Key 2020 Election dates in Nebraska

Key dates on the 2020 election calendar.

SEPTEMBER

MONDAY, Sept. 28

FIRST DAY
– early mail-in ballots can be mailed to voters
– or picked up at county election offices

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> Find the location of your county’s election office. Click here.

OCTOBER

MONDAY, Oct. 5

FIRST DAY
– for early, in-person voting at county election offices

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> Find the location of your county’s election office. Click here.

5 p.m. CDT TUESDAY, Oct. 6

RECOMMENDED DEADLINE
– to return your vote-by-mail request form via the U.S. Mail to ensure officials receive it on time

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> After Oct. 6, we recommend you hand-deliver your early mail-in ballot request form to your county election office, or deposit it in an official county drop box. 

11:59 pm CDT FRIDAY, Oct. 16

DEADLINE
 – to register online for the Nov. 3 election

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5 p.m. CDT TUESDAY, Oct. 20

RECOMMENDED DEADLINE
– to send back your mail-in ballot via the U.S. Mail to ensure it arrives by Election Day

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> After Oct. 20, we recommend you hand-deliver your early mail-in ballot to your county election office, or deposit it in an official county drop box.
> Make a plan to vote: What to consider on or before Nov. 3

6 pm CDT FRIDAY, Oct. 23

DEADLINE
– to register in person at the county election office 
– to request an early mail-in ballot

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> Find the location of your county’s election office. Click here.
> Make a plan to vote: What to consider on or before Nov. 3

NOVEMBER

8 am CST TUESDAY, Nov. 3:
ELECTION DAY
Polls open

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> If you are voting in person today, find your polling place at this link.
> Make a plan to vote: What to consider on or before Nov. 3

8 pm CST TUESDAY, Nov. 3:
ELECTION DAY
Polls close

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> If you are voting in person today, find your polling place at this link. 
> If you are in line to vote when polls close at 8 pm CST, by law you must be allowed to votestay in line!

FRIDAY,  Nov. 13
DEADLINE
for election officials to verify provisional ballots

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> Provisional ballots: Definition and process

MONDAY, Nov. 30

CERTIFICATION
Nebraska State Canvassing Board certifies election results

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> See Canvassing Board results from past Nebraska elections.

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    Omaha, NE 68132

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    Omaha, NE 68110

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    Lincoln, NE 68521

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