Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 16, October 23 if registering in-person at the election office.

Nebraska’s Address Confidentiality Program provides a secure address for voter registration for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote for felons is automatically restored two years after the completion of their probation.

ID Requirements for Voting: ID is only required for first-time voters.

Early Voting: Early voting for the 2020 Primary Election will take place from April 13 – May 11. Early voting for the 2020 General Election will take place from October 4 – November 2.

Absentee Voting: Any registered Nebraska voter can request an early-vote ballot, no excuse is required. Voters can find the application online and mail, fax, or drop it off at the county election office. Applications must be received at least 11 days prior to the election. Download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Nebraska ranks 27th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Nebraska Congressional Delegation

Nebraska State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Nebraska had higher voter turnout than the United States overall for both men and women in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size