VILLAGE OF SUTHERLAND BOARD OF TRUSTEES RECALL ELECTION
IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2017
Public notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of Village of Sutherland in the State of Nebraska (the “District”) that a recall election will be held in said District on November 21, 2017, there shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the District the following questions:
“Shall John Lutz be removed from the office of Village of Sutherland Board of Trustees?”
“Shall Ray Ravenscroft be removed from the office of Village of Sutherland Board of Trustees?”
Electors voting in favor of the recall shall blacken completely the oval opposite the word
“YES”, and electors voting against the recall shall blacken completely the oval opposite the word “NO”.
By Mail Election
This election will be an election by mail. All registered voters residing within the Village of Sutherland will receive their ballot by mail and therefore no polling places will be open for voting. Ballots will be mailed by the Election Commissioner on October 30, 2017.
Voter Registration Deadlines
The deadline to register to vote at an agency, by mail or delivered by an agent is November 3, 2017. The deadline for in-person registration is Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner’s Office located at 301 North Jeffers Street, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101. Any voter who changes information on a current registration or registers to vote after the ballots have been mailed but before the in-person registration deadline of November 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., will be given a ballot at the time of registration or change.
Ballot Return Deadline
Voted ballots may be returned by mail or delivered in person or by an agent to the Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner’s Office located at 301 North Jeffers Street, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101 and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
Lincoln County Election Information
Mailing Address: 301 North Jeffers, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101
Physical Address: 301 North Jeffers, Room 101, North Platte, NE 69101
Phone: 308-534-4350 Ext. 110
Regular Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
BY ORDER OF THE SUTHERLAND VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA.
REBECCA J. ROSSELL
LINCOLN COUNTY CLERK/ELECTION
Publish: Saturday, October 7, 2017.
Please send proof prior to publication to Lincoln County Clerk.
Please bill directly to Sutherland Village Board of Trustees.
The Lincoln County Clerk’s Office is conducting a special recall election for the Village of Sutherland Board of Trustees. This is an election by mail; therefore no polling places will be open on Election Day. Ballots will be mailed on October 30, 2017 to all active registered voters in the Village of Sutherland. If my office received information that you may have a different address than that appearing on your voter registration record you will be mailed a letter to verify or update your address. A ballot will be mailed to you after we receive your updated information.
If you do not receive a ballot or letter within 7 days of mailing please contact our office at 308-534-4350 Ext. 110. If you receive your mail at a P.O. Box and you are not sure if the P.O Box mailing address was included when you registered to vote please contact our office promptly to verify. Replacement ballots are available if a ballot is lost, destroyed, spoiled, or not received by the voter. However, a replacement ballot cannot be issued without the voter signing an affidavit before another ballot can be issued.
Voter Registration Information:
November 3, 2017 – Deadline for registering to vote for this election through agencies, DMV, personal messenger/agent, and online voter registration. Post mark deadline for mail-in registrations.
November 13, 2017 – In person voter registration closes at 6:00 P.M. Last day to register to vote or change information on a current registration.
November 21, 2017 – Special Election Day – Polls close at 5:00 P.M.
The counting board takes great care to ensure the safety and confidentiality of all ballots properly cast. All ballots pertaining to this election will be counted, canvassed and retained per Nebraska State Statute.
If you have any additional questions please contact the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office at 308-534-4350 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca J. Rossell
Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner
SUTHERLAND RECALL ELECTION – NOVEMBER 21, 2017
October 7, 2017
Notice of Election Published
October 30, 2017
Mail out ballots
Any voter who changes information on a current registration (in the district) or registers into the Village of Sutherland district will either be given a ballot or allowed to vote a Provisional Ballot.
November 3, 2017
Last day to accept mail in, agent delivery, and agency registrations.
Monday, November 13, 2017
Close voter registration
(Statute reads the 2nd Friday prior to the election, in this case it is a holiday, therefore is moved to the next Monday)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Last day to mail out ballots 4:00 PM
November 16, 2017
Sample ballot will be published in the newspaper(s)
November 21, 2017
All ballots have to be returned to the County Clerk by 5:00 P.M.