ABOUT THIS STATE

You know Nevada, it'd be easy for us to throw out some puns like, "Don't GAMBLE with America's future” (not cool), or “What happens at the polls, stays at the polls" (doesn’t make sense), or even "Hoover Dam it feels good to vote" (sorry). But we would never do that, this election is too important! Nevada will have two main elections in 2022: Its primary election will take place on June 14, and the general will be held on November 8. Here's everything you need to know about Election Day in the Silver State. (Source: Ballot Ready)

Be A Voter

Key Dates

May 27

Vote By Mail Voter Primary Voter Registration Deadline

Jun 14

Primary Voter Registration Deadline (if voting in-person)

Jun 14

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline (Postmarked By)

May 28 – Jun 10

Early Voting (Primary)

Jun 14

Primary Election

Nov 8

General Election

Nevada Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    We're working with Vote.org to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

    Register here
  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Yes! Nevada is a primarily vote-by-mail state, so if you're registered by May 27th, you'll get a ballot in the mail. If you miss that deadline, you can register and vote in person. But why wait? Do it now. Do it do it do it dooo itdoitdoitdoit.

    Register Here
  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    Yes. Only registered members of a political party have the right to vote in that party's primary, and voters must be formally registered with that party prior to Election Day.

    Update Your Registration
  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! If you're registered to vote by May 27th, 2022, you will automatically have your ballot mailed to you. Just mail it back by June 14th and you're set!

    Request here
  • Can I vote early?

    Yes! Early voting is from May 28th-June 10th!

  • Do I need an ID?

    Ok, so if you completed your registration in the past and have voted before, you're all set. If you're a first-time voter or want to finish your registration on Election Day, you will need to bring a photo ID or a copy of a utility bill, bank statement, or paycheck. Get all the details below from VoteRiders.

    Get the details

what's new in nevada voting since 2020

Great news Nevada! Your election system is going 21st Century. After trying out an all-mail election in 2020, Nevada will now permanently have primarily vote by mail elections, so every eligible voter will receive a ballot in the mail for every election. What's more, Nevada enhanced its automatic voter registration system, which means that interactions with any government service where you provide certain documents or notice of address change (DMV, Medicaid administration, etc) will automatically transmit that information to the election authorities to register new voters or update registrations. But wait, there's even more good news! Nevada now requires a dropbox at every polling location, and many localities will have additional drop boxes as well. The state also established a minimum number of polling places during early voting and on election day AND expanded online voter registration up through the day of the election. There's no excuses now, Nevada! Go vote!

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