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News Release

Lancaster County
Date: October 17, 2018

For more information contact
David J. Shively
(402) 441-7311

Mail-in and Online Voter Registration Deadline Friday, October 19th for General Election

Lincoln -- Lancaster County Election Commissioner David Shively is reminding voters that the deadline for mail-in and online voter registration is Friday, October 19th in order for the registration to be effective for the November 6th General Election. Anyone registering to vote for the first time or voters who have moved, changed their name, or want to change their political party affiliation must have the mail-in registration form postmarked no later than Friday, October 19th. In addition, Friday, October 19th is also the deadline to register to vote when applying for a driver's license, state identification card, or at any government agency.

Online voter registration is available online if a voter has a Nebraska Driver's License or State Identification card. Online voter registration must be completed no later than midnight on Friday, October 19, 2018, in order to be effective for the November 6th General Election. Voter registration is available online at the Voter Registration Portal

Mail-in registration forms are available at most post offices, banks, and libraries. In addition, voters may download a voter registration form from the election commissioner's web site and mail it to the election office.

Residents may register to vote in person at the Election Commissioner's office, 601 North 46th Street, Lincoln, NE 68503 through Friday, October 26th. Individuals who have questions regarding voter registration should contact the Election Office at (402) 441-7311.

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