-Mail: Postmarked 28 days before the election
-Online: 19 days before the election
-In-Person: 21 days before the election
Party Affiliation: On your voter registration application, you will be asked to indicate your party affiliation. You also have the option to be registered as a Nonpartisan voter, meaning you have no political party affiliation.
VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS
Age: Must be at least 18 years of age on or before Election Day
Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen
Residency: Must be a resident of Nevada for 30 days preceding any election
Mental competency: Must not be declared by a court to be mentally incompetent
Felony Convictions: Must have had your rights restored if you were convicted of a felony. More information about restoration of rights.
ID Requirements: If registering to vote in person you need a Nevada driver's license, ID card number or, the last four digits of your social security number.
OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM
Online: Online Voter Registration
By mail/ in writing: Fill out application, print, and mail or deliver in person a signed copy to Your County Clerk/Registrar of Voters office, Your City Clerk Office, or Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles.
In person: You may register to vote at any NV Department of Motor Vehicles office, at your county clerk or registrar's office, at various social service agencies, and on college campuses.
Other Voter Registration Application Information: Voter registration drives are also valid places to register to vote if they follow Nevada guidelines.
VERIFYING YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Online: Nevada online voter registration verification
Phone: Contact your County Clerk/Registrar of Voters office
ABSENTEE BALLOT QUALIFICATIONS
Who can vote absentee: Any registered voter may request to vote by mail.
ID requirements for first time absentee voters: Please be aware of the identification requirement for first time voters who vote by mail. To fulfill this requirement you must submit to your County Clerk/Registrar official identification of both IDENTITY and RESIDENCY with either your registration application or absentee ballot request form. Find approved forms here.
OBTAINING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
In person: You may complete and submit an absentee ballot at your local County Clerk/Registrar of Voters office.
By mail: Mail the Absentee Ballot Request Form to your County Clerk/Registrar of Voters. Clark County residents should use this form.
Military and overseas voting: Nevada Military and Overseas Voter Information
A request to vote an Absentee Ballot must be received by your local county election official no later than 5pm on the seventh calendar day preceding an election.
SUBMITTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
Location and time: All absentee ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted.
Early voting qualifications: Early voting is available to all registered voters without further registration or qualifications. Early voting begins 17 days before and ends 4 days before the election. General Election early voting locations and times
Verifying Registration: online voter registration verification
Deciding how to vote: https://votesmart.org
Polling Place: Online polling place locator
ID Requirements at the polls: If a person's name appears in the election board register or if the person provides affirmation pursuant to statute, the person is entitled to vote and must sign his or her name in the election board register when he or she appears at the polling place to vote. The signature must be compared by an election board officer with the signature or a facsimile on the person's original application to register to vote or one of the following forms of identification:
-The card issued to the voter at the time he or she registered to vote
-A driver's license
-An identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles
-A military identification card; or
-Any other form of identification issued by a governmental agency which contains the voter's signature and physical description or picture
How to Vote: How to use Nevada's voting systems
Getting your vote counted: Nevada Voter Bill of Rights
Problems with voting: Secretary of State Complaint Form
Verifying provisional ballot status: Contact your local election office
Verifying absentee ballot status: Contact your local election office
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