Election Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • I.D. Requirements at the Polls

  • Do I declare my political party affiliation when I register to vote?

  • May I vote if I’ve been convicted of a crime?

  • What happens after I submit my voter registration application?

  • Can I check my voter information online?

  • What are the qualifications to register to vote in Nevada?

  • Do I have to vote on Election Day?

  • What is Early Voting?

  • How do I vote by mail or absentee?

  • Can I register to vote on Election Day?

  • What type of voting system does Nevada use?

  • I didn’t vote in the last election, do I need to re-register?

  • Where do I send my voter registration form once I’ve filled it out?

  • I registered to vote at the DMV and the county says I’m not registered, what should I do?

  • I just moved away to go to college, how do I vote in Nevada?

  • May a college student register and vote from his or her school address in Nevada?

  • Where do I vote?

  • Where can I get information on the placement, size, content and time-frames for campaign signs?

  • Can I get a list of candidates for all offices in Nevada?

  • Can I write my name on the ballot or write someone else's name on the ballot as a candidate?

  • Does Nevada have a "None of These Candidates" or "None of the Above" option on the ballot?

  • When is election day?

  • How can I get a copy of the election laws in Nevada?

  • Where can I find a list of all of the pertinent election dates?

  • Who can register to vote?

  • Can I register to vote online?

  • What is the deadline for registering if I want to vote in a particular election?

  • When would I need to update my registration?

  • Where can I find the number of registered voters in Nevada?

  • What are acceptable forms of ID?

  • I am unable to go to the polls on election day, how can I vote?

  • How do I get an absent ballot for the upcoming elections?

  • When is early voting?

  • How can I get election results on election night?

  • Can I vote via the internet?

  • Where can I find the election returns from prior years?