Early Voter Information


Early Voter Ballot Application

Who may apply for an early voters ballot?

Anyone who is registered to vote.

Is it possible to request an early voters ballot and register to vote by mail at the same time?

Yes, as long as this is done by the registration deadline.

How do I apply for and vote an early voters ballot?

Early Voters Ballot Application can be filled out online then mailed. Harlan County Residents Mail to:

Harlan County Clerk/Election Commissioner
PO Box 698
Alma, NE 68920

Complete form and mail to the Election Commissioner in your county or as indicated in Harlan County. A ballot will be mailed to you or you may go to the Election Commission and vote at the office.

Early Voter ballots may not be voted at the County Clerk's Office on Election Day. You must go to the polling place on Election Day or have an agent pick up an absentee ballot as indicated below.

May I have someone get an early voters ballot for me?

Any registered voter may request an early voters ballot by appointing an agent to personally pick up an early voters ballot for such registered voter from the office of the Election Commissioner. The registered voter or his or her agent shall sign the request. A candidate for office at such election and any person serving on a campaign committee for such a candidate shall not act as an agent for any registered voter requesting a ballot unless such person is a member of the registered voter's family.

Early Voters Deadlines

First day to accept applications for early voters ballots 120 days before an election
First day that a voter can vote an early voters ballot 35 days before an election
Early voters ballots must be available 15 days before an election
Last day to request an early voters ballot be mailed 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday Before an election
Last day to vote an early voters ballot in person Day before the election
Last day for an agent to pick up an early voters ballot 7:00 p.m. on Election Day Ballot must be returned by 8:00 p.m. Election