The general election is less than a month away, this is how Nebraskans and Iowans should register for voting
OMAHA, Nebraska – On November 8, 2022, there will be less than two months until the general election.
Verifying your voter registration is the first step in casting a ballot.
How to Enroll
In Nebraska and Iowa, voters can register in person, via mail, or online.
Online voter registration is available through the Secretary of State’s website in Nebraska. A printable form is also available for mailing.
Nebraska requires a driver’s license or state ID card for online registration.
Voters in Douglas County can register in person at libraries, the Douglas County Election Commission Office at 12220 W Center Road in Omaha, or when they renew their driver’s license.
In-person voter registration is available at the Election Commission Office in Papillion, located at 1102 E 1st Street.
Voters in Iowa can register online or by mail. You can return the form to your county’s auditor.
Residents of Pottawattamie County can return their voter registration form to the Pottawattamie County Courthouse County Auditor’s Office.
Early Registration to Vote
Residents in Douglas County request that an absentee ballot be mailed to them.
Residents of Sarpy County can also apply for an early ballot using a form.
Beginning on October 3, requested early ballots will be mailed out.
Beginning on October 11, in-person early voting will be accessible at your county’s Election Commission Office.
Beginning 20 days before to the election, Pottawattamie County residents can vote early at the Pottawattamie County Auditor’s office. Additionally, absentee ballots can be requested.
Voter Registration Deadlines
Residents of Nebraska must register to vote prior to November.
Registration is available online until October 21.
The postmark on registration forms mailed to the County Election office must be dated no later than October 21.
The deadline for in-person registration at the County Election Office is October 28.
On the day of the election, Iowa citizens can register to vote.
On the day of the election, you can register in person at your polling site. A valid ID bearing a current address will be required.
Postmarked voter registration forms must be received by the 24th of October.
Registration is available online until October 24.
Validate Your Registration
If you are unsure of your voter registration status or if you do not know your precinct, you can use the Nebraska Voter Information Lookup.
Voters in Iowa can check online with the Secretary of State.