How to Vote

Election Day is November 3!

Who is eligible to vote? 

Anyone who is a citizen of the United States; will be at least 18 years old by this election, and has continuously resided in Nevada for 30 days preceding any election.

Voter Registration Dates

  • October 6: Deadline to postmark a paper voter registration form or to hand it to/ email it to your county’s election official (available method varies by county).
    • Note: This is the latest to register if you do not have a Nevada Driver’s License or Nevada ID card.
  • October 29: Deadline to register to vote online.
  • October 17 – October 30; November 3: Same-day registration at any early vote and election day polling locations.

When is Early Voting? 

Early voting for the General Election will run from October 17 through October 30, 2020

What if I need my ballot in a non-English language? 

When you register to vote, you can request materials in one of the supported languages. You can also call your County Elections Department to request a mail-in ballot in one of the supported languages, or ask for your supported language when you are in-person voting.

ID Requirements for Same-Day Registrants  

If you register after October 6, you must show a current and valid Nevada Driver’s License or ID with your current residence. If that ID does not have your current address, you must prove your residency with a military identification card; a utility bill; a bank or credit union statement; a paycheck; an income tax return; a statement concerning the mortgage, rental, or lease of a residence; a motor vehicle registration; a property tax statement; or any other document issued by a governmental agency.

How can I check my voter registration?

  • Go to https://www.nvsos.gov/votersearch/
    • Note: The website says that both a Nevada ID # and an SSN are required, but they are not. You can search by entering either one and leaving the other blank.

Where can I register to vote?

  • If you have a Nevada Driver’s License or State ID Card:  Go to  www.RegisterToVoteNV.gov and you can do it all online
  • If you do not have a Nevada Driver’s License or State ID Card:
    • If you have a printer, envelope, and stamp:  Get the form at https://www.nvsos.gov/SOSVoterRegForm/, fill it out, and mail it to your County’s Registrar (keeping one copy as a receipt)
    • In Washoe County: You can email it to the Registrar at [email protected] 
    • If you do not have a printer:  Go to https://register2vote.org/ and fill out the online form.  The nonprofit will send you a stamped envelope with your voter registration.  Sign it and drop it in the mail.

Where can I update my voter registration information?

  • If you do not have an NV Driver’s License/ State ID and you live in Clark County:
  • Note:  If you moved counties (rather than within the same County), you need to reregister. 

Important contacts

  • Clark County Elections Department: (702) 455-8683
  • Washoe County Elections Department: (775) 328-3670
  • Nevada State Democratic Party Voter Protection Hotline: (888) 525-VOTE (8683)
  • Nevada State Democratic Party Voter Protection Email: [email protected]

Have questions?

If you have any questions about voting or problems while voting, call our Voter Hotline at 888-525-VOTE (8683).

 

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