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Nevada Voting Guide

Find answers to your questions about voting in the next Nevada election in FindLaw's Nevada Voter Guide. On this page, you will find information about voter eligibility requirements, the voter registration process and deadlines, what you need at the polls for identification, early voting and absentee voting, and special accommodations for voters with disabilities.

Am I eligible to vote in Nevada?

To be eligible to vote in Nevada, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age on Election Day, have resided in Nevada for at least 30 days, be in the precinct where you will be voting at least 10 days before the election, and be registered to vote.

You CAN NOT register and vote if:

  • You are currently in prison for a felony offense, or
  • You have been judged mentally incompetent in court unless you have been restored to legal capacity.

Nevada voters should be aware that if you fail to vote in two consecutive federal elections, your local county clerk/Registrar of Voters is REQUIRED to cancel your voter registration and you must re-register if you want to vote.

To determine if you are registered to vote, visit

In 2017, Nevada law was changed to allow Indian tribes to request polling places within the boundaries of a reservation or colony. Learn more about how to submit a request. NOTE: Under the new law, if a polling place offers early voting, election officials are not required to also establish a polling place on Election Day.


Where Do I Vote?

In Clark and Washoe County, voters can vote at any polling place. For voters in all other Nevada counties, you must vote at your assigned polling place. Find your polling place here. Polling places must be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

At the DMV

You can register at any Department of Motor Vehicles location. Your driver's license or state ID application is considered your voter registration.

In Person

You can register in person at your County Clerk's office, at a DMV location, at a Division of Welfare and Supportive Services office, or on college campuses.


You can register online at the Secretary of State's Office if you have a Nevada driver's license or state ID (your signature is already on file with the state).

At the DMV

You can register at any Department of Motor Vehicles location. Your driver's license or state ID application is considered your voter registration application.

By Mail

You can vote by mail by completing the voter registration form and sending it to your county clerk's office or the Nevada Secretary of State Elections Division.

Nevada Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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