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.

2022 Sanitary and Improvement Districts Elections

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Deadline for Election Commission to Determine which SIDs are Required to Hold an Election
Monday, June 27, 2022 First day Election Commission can Provide List of Property Owners to Clerks
Friday, July 1, 2022 Deadline for Election Commission to Notify SID Clerks that an Election is Required
Friday, July 8, 2022 Deadline for SID Clerk to Send Notice of Election to District Owners
Monday, July 25, 2022 Candidate Filing Deadline
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 Deadline to Mail Ballots to Entitled Voters
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 SID Election Day
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Ballot Return Deadline, 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 10, 2022 Deadline for Election Commission to Bill Attorneys for SID Election
Monday, January 9, 2023 Deadline for SID Attorneys to Pay for Election Costs

2022 Statewide Gubernatorial General Election

Monday, July 11, 2022 First day to request an early voting ballot for statewide general.
Friday, July 15, 2022 Deadline for incumbents to file for offices not on the primary ballot.
Monday, August 1, 2022 Deadline for non-incumbents to file for offices not on the primary ballot.
Monday, October 3, 2022 First day for early voting ballots to be mailed.
Monday, October 3, 2022 First day for an agent to pick up an early voting ballot.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 First day to vote early in person at election commission office.
Friday, October 21, 2022 Deadline for mailed voter registrations to be postmarked.
Friday, October 21, 2022 Deadline for voter registration at agencies.
Friday, October 21, 2022 Deadline for voter registration at DMV office.
Friday, October 21, 2022 Deadline for voter registration by deputy registrar, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 21, 2022 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 21, 2022 Deadline for online voter registration, prior to midnight
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 Extended hours for early voting and voter registration at Election Commission office, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 27, 2022 Extended hours for early voting and voter registration at Election Commission office, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 28, 2022 Deadline for in-person voter registration at election commission office, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 28, 2022 Deadline for write-in candidate to file notarized affidavit and filing fee with filing officer.
Friday, October 28, 2022 Deadline for early voting ballots to be requested to be mailed, 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 28, 2022 Deadline for replacement ballots to be requested to be mailed, 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 29, 2022 Saturday hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Extended hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Deadline to receive written notification from poll watchers.
Thursday, November 3, 2022 Extended hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 5, 2022 Saturday hours for early voting at Election Commission office, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday, November 7, 2022 Deadline for in-person early voting at election commission office.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election Day. Polls open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Deadline for agent to pick up early voting ballot, 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Deadline for obtaining a replacement ballot in person, 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Deadline to return early voting ballot to election commission office or drop box location, 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 18, 2022 Deadline for verification of provisional ballots, 8:00 p.m.