How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Nebraska

Register By

May 1 (Friday)

Primary On

May 12 (Tuesday)

Nebraska Primary: May 12, 2020

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Nebraska Voter Information

Get Registered

Nebraska has semi-closed primaries — Nebraskans must register as democrat or undeclared to vote for Bernie!

Register as a democrat or undeclared now!

You must be registered by May 1, 2020.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 8:00AM – 8:00PM

Find your polling place here: https://www.votercheck.necvr.ne.gov/VoterView/Home.do

First Day to Request Vote by Mail
Jan. 13, 2020

https://nebraskademocrats.org/voting-center/
Check out the official Nebraska 2020 Elections Calendar here!

Id Requirement

The only time voters are asked for their ID is if they were a first time Nebraska registrant who mailed in their registration application and didn’t provide ID at that time.

Voter Workplace Protection

Voters receive paid time off as much time as will add up to two hours, when combined with non-work time.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Nebraska! Nebraskans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on May 12 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Nebraska begins April 6 and ends on May 11.

More info on absentee and early voting info can be found here!

Absentee Ballots can be requested December 3rd 2019.

Only 17?

You may still vote in Nebraska's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in Nebraska

Nebraska has 34 delegates

  • 20 district
  • 7at large
  • 3 Pledged PLEOs
  • 4 Superdelegates

Superdelegates: Ron Kaminski, Jane Erin Fleming Kleeb, Frank D. LaMere, Patricia A. Zieg

Important dates:

Primary: May 12, 2020

County Conventions: May 21 – May 31, 2020

Filing deadline to become a district, At Large, or PLEO delegate: June 2, 2020

State Convention: June 12 – June 14, 2020

Nebraska Delegate Selection Plan

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District Delegates (22) District level Alternates (2)

  • Make sure you are a registered Democrat
  • Vote in the May 12, 2020 primary.
  • Determine the congressional district where you are registered
  • Start organizing your friends and supporters to vote for you.
  • Show up with your supporters to vote in you at the May 21 – May 31, 2020 County Convention. All Democratic voters in the county are eligible to vote for the county’s delegates to the Nebraska State Democratic Convention.
  • File Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of Support by June 2, 2020.
  • Forms available on May 2, 2020 www.nebraskademocrats.org
  • Send to Nebraska Democratic Party, 201 N. 8th Street, Suite 201, Lincoln, NE 68508 or to [email protected].
  • District Delegates are elected at the State Convention 11am on June 13, 2020.

At Large Delegates (7) 

  • If you did not get elected as a District delegate you can try to become an At Large Delegate or an Alternate delegate.
  • File Statement is Candidacy and Pledge of Support by June 2, 2020.
  • Forms available on May 2, 2020 www.nebraskademocrats.org
  • Send to Nebraska Democratic Party, 201 N. 8th Street, Suite 201, Lincoln, NE 68508 or to [email protected].
  • At-Large and Alternate delegates are elected by the Nebraska National Convention Delegates at the June 13, 2020 State Convention.

PLEO Delegates (3)

You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.

  • File Statement is Candidacy and Pledge of Support by June 2, 2020.
  • Forms available on May 2, 2020 www.nebraskademocrats.org
  • Send to Nebraska Democratic Party, 201 N. 8th Street, Suite 201, Lincoln, NE 68508 or to [email protected].
  • PLEO delegates are elected by the Nebraska National Convention Delegates at the June 13, 2020 State Convention

Standing Committee (3) and Delegation Chair

3 Standing Committee members (1 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Nebraska’s National Convention Delegates on June 14, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.

Convention Pages (2)

Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair before June 14, 2020.

If you have questions contact the Nebraska Democratic Party.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Nebraska you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/Nebraska4Sanders

Join the GOTV Squad

"I've said it since day one: I can't do it alone." - Bernie Sanders

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