NEBRASKA

how to vote FROM YOUR HOSPITAL BED

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There is not an emergency absentee extension, but if the voter requested an absentee ballot before the deadline (close of business on the second Friday before the election) then an agent can retrieve and deliver the ballot for them.

FROM THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS WEBSITE

Who may apply for an Early Voting ballot?

  • Anyone may apply for an Early Voting ballot, such as:​

    • Persons not able to go to the polls due to a medical condition or hospitalization,

Persons may call the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office Election Division Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (888) 727-0007 (toll free) or (402) 471-2555 to report problems

STATE LAW

Nebraska

R.R.S. Neb. § 32-941

R.R.S. Neb. § 32-943

There is not an emergency absentee extension, but if the voter requested an absentee ballot before the deadline (close of business on the second Friday before the election) then an agent can retrieve and deliver the ballot for them.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES

Contact your state representatives to improve voting for hospitalized patients in Nebraska. 

Read this document regarding Nebraska voting rights: http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/pdf/voter_disability_rights.pdf

Contact for more info at

patientvoting@gmail.com

@patientvoting

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