Election Deadlines

The following election deadlines are based on Nebraska Law. Statewide election deadlines are provided to the Election Commission by the Secretary of State and are approved by the Attorney General.

2024 Bennington Public Schools Bond Election

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Ballots mailed to voters within the Bennington Public School District.
Friday, February 23, 2024 Deadline for mailed voter registrations to be postmarked.
Friday, February 23, 2024 Deadline for voter registration at agencies.
Friday, February 23, 2024 Deadline for voter registration at DMV office.
Friday, February 23, 2024 Deadline for voter registration by deputy registrar, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, February 23, 2024 Deadline for voter registration form to be delivered to the election office by someone other than the person registering, for the person to be registered to vote in an upcoming election.
Friday, February 23, 2024 Deadline for online voter registration, prior to midnight.
Friday, March 1, 2024 Deadline for in-person voter registration at election commission office, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2024 Deadline for voter to request a replacement ballot to be mailed, 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Recommended last day to return ballot by mail via US Postal Service.
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Bennington Public Schools Bond Election Day.
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Deadline for voter to submit a statement for a replacement ballot in person at election commission office, 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Deadline to return all ballots to election commission office or drop box location, 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 21, 2024 Deadline for verification of provisional ballots, 5:00 p.m.

2024 Primary Election

Friday, January 5, 2024 First day incumbents and non-incumbents may file for office.
Monday, January 15, 2024 First day to request an early voting ballot for statewide primary.
Thursday, February 15, 2024 Deadline for incumbents to file for office for primary, 5:00 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2024 Deadline for non-incumbents to file for office for primary, 5:00 p.m.
Monday, April 8, 2024 First day for early voting ballots to be mailed.
Monday, April 8, 2024 First day for an agent to pick up an early voting ballot.
Monday, April 15, 2024 First day to vote early in person at election commission office.
Monday, April 29, 2024 Deadline for mailed voter registrations to be postmarked.
Monday, April 29, 2024 Deadline for voter registration at agencies.
Monday, April 29, 2024 Deadline for voter registration at DMV office.
Monday, April 29, 2024 Deadline for voter registration by deputy registrar, 6:00 p.m.
Monday, April 29, 2024 Deadline for voter registration form to be delivered to the election office by someone other than the person registering, for the person to be registered to vote in an upcoming election, 5:00 p.m.
Monday, April 29, 2024 Deadline for online voter registration, prior to midnight.
Friday, May 3, 2024 Deadline for write-in candidate to file notarized affidavit and filing fee with filing officer, 5:00 p.m.
Friday, May 3, 2024 Deadline for in-person voter registration at election commission office, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, May 3, 2024 Deadline for early voting ballots to be requested to be mailed, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, May 3, 2024 Deadline for replacement ballots to be requested to be mailed, 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Recommended last day to return early voting ballot by mail via US Postal Service.
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Extended office hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Deadline to receive written notification from poll watchers, 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 9, 2024 Extended office hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 11, 2024 Saturday hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday, May 13, 2024 Deadline for in-person early voting at election commission office, 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Statewide Primary Election Day. Polls open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Deadline for agent to pick up early voting ballot, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Deadline for obtaining a replacement ballot in person, 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 14, 2024 Deadline to return early voting ballot to election commission office or drop box location, 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Deadline for voters who failed to present valid photo ID at time of voting to present valid photo ID at the election commission, 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 23, 2024 Deadline for verification of provisional ballots, 5:00 p.m.