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If you are registering for the first time, you should plan on showing "proof of identification" the first time you vote. Proof of identification includes: (1) A current and valid photo identification or (2) A current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or government document that shows your name and address.

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Nebraska voter registration deadlines

  • In Person: Received 11 days before Election Day.
  • By Mail: Mailed and postmarked 18 days before Election Day.
  • Online: Received 18 days before Election Day.
Election Day Registration:


Nebraska voter registration rules

To register in Nebraska you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Be a resident of Nebraska;
  • Be at least 18 years of age or will be 18 years of age on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November;
  • Not have been convicted of a felony, or if convicted, two years have passed since the sentence was completed (including any probation or parole);
  • Not have been officially found to be mentally incompetent; and
  • Not have been convicted of treason, unless you have had your civil rights stored.

Nebraska voter registration directions

  1. Use our Register to Vote Tool to fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Sign and date your form. This is very important!
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
  4. Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.

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