Election Deadlines

There are no upcoming election deadlines at this time.

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.

2018 Bennington & Elkhorn Schools Bond Elections

There are no deadlines at this time.

2018 Statewide Gubernatorial Primary Election

Sunday, January 14, 2018 First day to request an early voting ballot for statewide primary.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Deadline for incumbents to file for office for primary.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Deadline for non-incumbents to file for office for primary.
Monday, April 9, 2018 First day for early voting ballots to be mailed.
Monday, April 9, 2018 First day for an agent to pick up an early voting ballot.
Monday, April 16, 2018 First day to vote early in person at election commission office.
Monday, April 30, 2018 Deadline for mailed voter registrations to be postmarked.
Monday, April 30, 2018 Deadline for voter registration at agencies.
Monday, April 30, 2018 Deadline for voter registration at DMV office.
Monday, April 30, 2018 Deadline for voter registration by deputy registrar, 6:00 p.m.
Monday, April 30, 2018 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.
Monday, April 30, 2018 Deadline for online voter registration, prior to midnight.
Friday, May 4, 2018 Deadline for write-in candidate to file notarized affidavit and filing fee with filing officer.
Friday, May 4, 2018 Deadline for in-person voter registration at election commission office, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, May 4, 2018 Deadline for early voting ballots to be requested to be mailed, 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Saturday hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday, May 14, 2018 Deadline for in-person early voting at election commission office.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Statewide Primary Election Day. Polls open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Deadline for agent to pick up early voting ballot, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Deadline to return early voting ballot to election commission office or drop box location, 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Deadline for verification of provisional ballots, 8:00 p.m.

2019 SID Levy Override 2019-07-09

Monday, April 22, 2019 (4/20/2019 Law Date) First day Election Commission can Provide List of Property Owners to Clerks
Friday, June 7, 2019 (6/9/2019 Law Date) Submission of a certified copy of resolution to Election Commission
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Deadline for SID Clerk to Send Notice of Election to District Owners
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Deadline to Mail Ballots to Entitled Voters
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 SID Election Day
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 Ballot Return Deadline, 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 7, 2019 Deadline for Election Commission to Bill Attorneys for SID Election
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Deadline for SID Attorneys to Pay for Election Costs

2019 SID

Friday, May 31, 2019 Deadline for Election Commission to Determine which SIDs are Required to Hold an Election
Monday, June 24, 2019 First day Election Commission can Provide List of Property Owners to Clerks
Monday, July 1, 2019 Deadline for Election Commission to Notify SID Clerks that an Election is Required
Friday, July 5, 2019 Deadline for SID Clerk to Send Notice of Election to District Owners
Monday, July 22, 2019 Candidate Filing Deadline
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Deadline to Mail Ballots to Entitled Voters
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 SID Election Day
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Ballot Return Deadline, 5:00 p.m.
Friday, November 8, 2019 Deadline for Election Commission to Bill Attorneys for SID Election
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Deadline for SID Attorneys to Pay for Election Costs

2018 Statewide Gubernatorial General Election

Sunday, July 8, 2018 First day to request an early voting ballot for statewide general.
Monday, July 16, 2018 Deadline for incumbents to file for offices not on the primary ballot.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Deadline for non-incumbents to file for offices not on the primary ballot.
Monday, October 1, 2018 First day for early voting ballots to be mailed.
Monday, October 1, 2018 First day for an agent to pick up an early voting ballot.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 First day to vote early in person at election commission office.
Friday, October 19, 2018 Deadline for mailed voter registrations to be postmarked.
Friday, October 19, 2018 Deadline for voter registration at agencies.
Friday, October 19, 2018 Deadline for voter registration at DMV office.
Friday, October 19, 2018 Deadline for voter registration by deputy registrar, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 19, 2018 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, October 19, 2018 Deadline for online voter registration, prior to midnight.
Friday, October 26, 2018 Deadline for in-person voter registration at election commission office, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 26, 2018 Deadline for write-in candidate to file notarized affidavit and filing fee with filing officer.
Friday, October 26, 2018 Deadline for early voting ballots to be requested to be mailed, 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 3, 2018 Saturday hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday, November 5, 2018 Deadline for in-person early voting at election commission office.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Statewide General Election Day. Polls open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Deadline for agent to pick up early voting ballot, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Deadline to return early voting ballot to election commission office or drop box location, 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Deadline for verification of provisional ballots, 8:00 p.m.