Is the Election Commissioner elected or appointed?
The Election Commissioner is appointed by the Governor. The Governor appoints Election Commissioners for a four-year term
in counties with a population larger than 100,000. Currently, David J. Shively serves as Lancaster County Election Commissioner.
His current term ends on September 6, 2019.
What qualifications are there for a person to vote in any election?
18 years of age or older on General Election Day (first Tuesday, after first Monday in November).
A citizen of the United States.
A resident of Nebraska.
Not convicted of a felony, or if convicted, it has been at least two years since the completion of the sentence for the felony including any parole term.
Not to have been found mentally incompetent.
For more information about registering to vote please click here.
Does a person have to go to a voting place in order to cast a vote
during any election?
How can a person file as a candidate for an office during any
Candidate filing for local office will file at the Lancaster County Election Commissioner's Office, 601 North 46th Street, Lincoln, NE.
For State offices candidates file with the Election Division of the Nebraska Secretary of State, 1221 N Street, Suite 103, Lincoln, NE.