Elections


F.A.Q.s

                                                                          November 8, 2016 - GENERAL ELECTION

How do I register to vote?
     You can stop in the County Clerk's office and complete a form.
     You can print off the Voter's Registration Form located above, complete, and return by mail or in person to the County Clerk's office.
     You can go to the Online Voter Registration Link listed above and register
     online.
     You can request to be registered to vote when you renew your driver's license.

Can I change my party affiliation?
     Yes, but you must do so by October 28, 2016 at 6:00 P.M.

When is the last day to register to vote or to make changes to my voter registration? 
     October 28, 2016.  The office will be open until 6:00 P.M. to accommodate residents.

If I have not voted for several elections, am I still a registered voter able to vote in this Primary Election?
     You can contact the County Clerk's Office at 308-436-5265 to verify if your voter registration is current and correct.
     You can use the Secretary of State's link above to go to the Online Voter Registration site to view your current registration information and to make any changes if necessary.  

Is early voting the same as absentee voting?
     Yes, early voting is the new term for absentee voting.

How do I request an early voting ballot?
     You can call the county clerk's office and an early voting request form will be mailed to you.
     You can stop by the office and pick up a form or complete the form there.
     You can obtain a form by clicking on the Early Voter Application tab above and mail, fax, or deliver this request form to the County Clerk's office.

When may I apply for an Early Voting ballot?
    
The County Clerk's office will accept Early Voting applications for the General Election beginning on July 11th, 2016.
     The last day to request an Early Voting ballot to be mailed is November 2, 2016.

May I vote early in the County Clerk's office? 
     Yes, beginning October 10, 2016 and continuing until November 7, 2016 at
4:30 P.M.

May I return my early voting ballots to the polls?
     No, they must be returned to the County Clerk's office.

When must early voting ballots be returned to the County Clerk's office?
     By 7:00 P.M. on Election Day – November 8, either by mail or delivery

Will my early vote be confidential?
    
Yes.