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Omaha Municipal Election 2021

Omaha Municipal Election 2021

Your voice matters in Omaha.

Be a voter.

 

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY: APRIL 6, 2021

GENERAL ELECTION DAY: MAY 11, 2021


Here’s what you need to know:


Before you vote, get registered and get ready.

Check your registration or get registered in one of the following ways: 

ONLINE: You can register right here on our site through Rock the Vote or at the Nebraska Secretary of State’s website.

BY MAIL: Download and print a voter registration form.

IN PERSON: Visit the Election Commissioner’s office during normal business hours.

If you register online or by mail, you need to do so before March 19th to vote in the primary election and by April 23rd to vote in the general election. (For mail these are the dates your registration must be postmarked by.) You can register in person until March 26th for the primary and April 30th for the general.

Before you vote, get informed.

Get candidate and issue information by visiting the League of Women Voters online guide. Special thanks to the Omaha League of Women Voters for providing this resource.

Know How and when to vote

Protect the health of yourself and others. Vote by mail!

Voting by mail in Nebraska is easy and safe. Just complete an Early Voting Form and that will tell election officials to mail you a ballot when it's time.

Deadlines: 

Request your early ballot by

  • March 26th for the Primary
  • April 30th for the General

If you're mailing your ballot, do so before

  • March 30th for the Primary
  • May 4th for the General

If you're dropping your ballot in a drop box, do so before

  • April 6th at 8 p.m. for the Primary
  • May 11th at 8 p.m. for the General

First: Request your vote by mail ballot!

Option 1: 

Download and print an application from the Nebraska Secretary of State’s website

Fill out the application and sign it.

Mail it to the Douglas County Election Commission* or email a picture of your application to earlyvoting@votedouglascounty.com.

Option 2: 

Make your own application to email your county Election Commissioner! 

On a blank piece of paper write: your name, the address where you’re registered, your mailing address (if different), date of birth, phone number, email, and your signature.

Remember to write clearly and to sign it before emailing! 

Email a picture of your application to earlyvoting@votedouglascounty.com.

 

Next: Return your vote by mail ballot!

Fill out your ballot. IMPORTANT: Be sure to sign the back of the return envelope. This will make sure your vote is counted!

Mail it back to the Douglas County Election Commission*, with a regular postage stamp.

Or

Place your ballot in an official drop box by 8 p.m. on Primary Election Day on April 6, and General Election Day on May 11, 2021. Drop box locations will be sent with your ballot. 

* Douglas County Election Commission, 12220 W. Center Rd., Omaha, NE 68144


 

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