State of Nevada Elections and Voting

Key Dates

Election day is Nov. 3

Voter Registration Deadlines:

In Person: Election Day. Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
By Mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
Online: 5 days before Election Day. Thursday, October 29, 2020.


Election Day Registration:

You may register to vote in-person at the polling place either during early voting or on Election Day. You must show a valid Nevada driver’s license or identification card at the polls to vote. If the identification does not have your current address, you must also show proof of residency.


Voter Registration Requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States,
  • Have attained the age of 18 years on the date of the next election,
  • Have continuously resided in the State of Nevada, in your county, at least 30 days and in your precinct at least 10 days before the next election,
  • Not currently be serving a term of imprisonment for a felony conviction,
  • Not be determined by a court of law to be mentally incompetent,
  • Claim no other place as your legal residence.


How to Register to Vote in Nevada:

  1. Fill out National Voter Registration Form
  2. Sign and Date form. IMPORTANT.
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address provided.
  4. Make sure to be registered before the registration deadline.


Nevada Absentee Ballots:

In Person: Received 14 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
By Mail: Received 14 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
Online: N/A
*Must be postmarked on/before Election Day. Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
* Any registered Nevada voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.


Nevada Early Voting Period:

Begins: 17 days before Election Day. Saturday, October 17, 2020.
Ends: 4 days before Election Day. Friday, October 30, 2020.


Election Day Voter Requirements:

  • If you’ve voted in Nevada before, registered in person, or provided ID at the time of registration, you don’t need to show ID to vote.
  • If you’re voting in Nevada for the first time, registered to vote by mail or online, and didn’t provide ID when you registered, be sure to bring a copy of your photo ID, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you vote.

Tribes in Nevada

Federally Recognized Tribes

    • Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation (Nevada and Utah)
    • Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation
    • Ely Shoshone Tribe of Nevada
    • Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation (Nevada and Oregon)
    • Fort Mojave Indian Tribe (Arizona, California and Nevada)
    • Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony
    • Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony
    • Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian Reservation
    • Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony
    • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation
    • Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
    • Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation
    • Summit Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada
    • Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada (Four constituent bands: Battle Mountain Band; Elko Band; South Fork Band; Wells Band)
    • Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation
    • Washoe Tribe (Nevada and California) (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community and Washoe Ranches)
    • Winnemucca Indian Colony of Nevada
    • Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch
    • Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation

State Recognized Tribes

Native Vote Coordinators

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Native Vote Coordinator(s):

Teresa Melendez

Nevada Native Vote Project

Tammi Tiger 

Native Voter Alliance Nevada

Major Party Contact Information


William McCurdy II

Michael J. McDonald 


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