Early Voting Ballot Info
Early Voting Ballot Information

Who may apply for an early voting ballot?Checklist

Anyone who is registered to vote.

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

Yes, as long as this is done by the registration deadline of the 3rd Friday preceding the election.

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

An Early Voting Request Form is included in this section.  Early voting options are voting in person at the election office which starts 30 days before any election date, have the ballot mailed to you or have an agent pickup your ballot from the Election Commissioner’s Office.  Print, complete the form and either mail, email (ballots@buffalocounty.ne.gov) or fax (308-236-1868) the form back to the Election Commissioner’s Office.  However,  early voting ballots may not be voted at the Election Commissioner’s Office on Election day, you must go to your designated polling place on Election Day to vote.

2024 Early Voting Ballot Application (English)

2024 Early Voting Ballot Application (Spanish)

An Overseas/Military FPCA Request Form is available as well.

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

Any registered voter may request an early voting ballot by appointing an agent to personally pick up an early voting 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 Voting Ballot deadlines

The Election Office may accept applications 120 days before an election.

Registrants may vote an early voting ballot in the election office 30 days prior to a statewide election and 15 days before special elections.

Two Friday's before the Election is the last day for the Election Office to receive early voting requests to be mailed to a specific address. (32-941)

Agents have until 7:00 p.m. election day to pick up an early voting ballot.

All early voting ballots must be received by the Election Commissioner by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.