Voter Information


Who may register to vote?

Anyone who:

  • Will be 18 years of age or older on General Election Day (First Tuesday after the first Monday in November)
  • Is a United States Citizen
  • Is a resident of Nebraska
  • Is not under sentence for a felony conviction, or if convicted it has been at least two years since you completed the sentence for the felony including any parole term
  • Is not found mentally incompetent


Who needs to re-register?

You must re-register whenever you change your name, your address or your political party affiliation. Failure to do so will result in a delay at your new polling site on election day.


What is the registration deadline?

Mail in registrations must be postmarked on or before the third Friday before an election. You may register in person at the election office on or before the second Friday prior to the election.


Will I receive notice that my mail-in registration his been accepted and processed?



Yes, if you completed the form correctly and mailed it by the deadline (Third Friday prior to the election). If you do not receive notification within 10 days that your registration his been accepted, call the Election Commissioner. In Lincoln County, Nebraska the Election Commissioner is the County Clerk. You are not a registered voter until you receive confirmation.


Voter Registration Form


Early Voters Ballot Information and Link to Form


Who may apply for an early voters ballot?

Anyone who is registered to vote.


Is it possible to request an early voters ballot and register to vote by mail at the same time?

Yes, as long as this is done by the registration deadline.


How do I apply for and vote an early voters ballot?

Early Voters Ballot Application can be filled out online then mailed. Lincoln County Residents Mail to:


Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner
Courthouse - 301 N. Jeffers
North Platte, NE 69101


Complete form and mail to the Election Commissioner in your county or as indicated in Lincoln County. A ballot will be mailed to you or you may go to the Election Commission and vote at the office.


Early Voter ballots may not be voted at the County Clerk's Office on Election Day. You must go to the polling place on Election Day or have an agent pick up an absentee ballot as indicated below.


 May I have someone get an early voters ballot for me?

Any registered voter may request an early voters ballot by appointing an agent to personally pick up an early voters ballot for such registered voter from the office of the Election Commissioner. The registered voter or his or her agent shall sign the request. A candidate for office at such election and any person serving on a campaign committee for such a candidate shall not act as an agent for any registered voter requesting a ballot unless such person is a member of the registered voter's family.


Early Voters Deadlines

First day to accept applications for early voters ballots 120 days before an election
First day that a voter can vote an early voters ballot 30 days before an election
Early voters ballots must be available 15 days before an election
Last day to request an early voters ballot be mailed 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday before an election
Last day to vote an early voters ballot in person Day before the election
Last day for an agent to pick up an early voters ballot 7:00 p.m. on Election Day
Ballot must be returned by 8:00 p.m. Election Day

 Overseas Voters 


Nebraska Political Parties:


The following state offices are nominated on a partisan basis:

  •  Governor

  • Secretary of State

  • State Auditor 

  • State Treasurer 

  • State Attorney General


The following federal offices are nominated on a partisan basis:

  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives



The following county offices are nominated on a partisan basis:

  • County Commissioner
  • County Clerk
  • County Attorney
  • County Assessor
  • Register of Deeds
  • Clerk of the District Court
  • County Sheriff
  • County Treasurer
  • County Surveyor
  • County Public Defender


The other elected offices in Nebraska are nominated on a non partisan basis.


Note: Political party enrollment is your choice, but in order to vote for a partisan candidate in a primary election, you must be enrolled in that political party. If you register nonpartisan you will only be able to vote for ballot issues and nonpartisan candidates in the primary election.


Offices such as President, Governor, State and County officials are partisan, therefore if you register nonpartisan you will not be able to vote for them in a primary election. You may request a senatorial or congressional ticket of your choice if you are registered nonpartisan in a Primary Election. In General Elections everyone votes the same ballot.


Voter Registration Locations

North Platte Election Commission
County Clerk's Office
Lincoln County Courthouse

Satellite locations are located in the following villages:

Hershey Village Clerk's Office
Sutherland Village Clerk's Office
Maxwell Village Clerk's Office
Brady Village Clerk's Office
Wallace Farmers State Bank



Lincoln County Permanent Polling Places
Precinct Location Door Address Ward
1st Calvary Baptist Church 900 East 2nd One
2nd Autumn Park Community Room 900 East Phillip One
3rd McKinley Education Center South 'F' and Willow One
4th Holiday Inn Express Conference Center East 300 Holiday Frontage Rd One
5th Methodist Church North 1600 West 'E' St Two
6th Methodist Church North 1600 West 'E' St Two
7th Grace Community Church West 1021 S Buffalo Two
8th Messiah Lutheran Church North 2700 West 'A' St Two
9th Messiah Lutheran Church West 2700 West 'A' St Three
10th First Baptist Church 
  10th & 11th combined
West 100 McDonald Rd Three
12th Courthouse - West Hall 301 N Jeffers Three
13th Salvation Army
13th & 14th combined
1020 N Adams Four
15th Berean Church 202 W 8th St Four
16th Cleveland Community Center 900 E 10th St Four
Lincoln County Permanent Polling Places
Precinct Location Address
Brady Community Center Brady
Hall Hall School Building 3199 N Studley Rd, North Platte
Hershey Hershey Senior Center 326 N Lincoln Ave
Hinman Fair Grounds - Ag Building  5015 Rodeo Rd 
Maxwell Village Hall Maxwell
Medicine Village Hall Wellfleet
Osgood Valley Christian Church 2001 W State Farm Road 
Sellers Lake Maloney School District #44
Sutherland Methodist Church Sutherland
Wallace Legion Post Wallace