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News Release

Election Commissioner
Date: May 14, 2012

For more information contact
David J. Shively at (402) 441-7311

Election Commissioner Offers
Final Reminders for Election Day

Lincoln - Lancaster County Election Commissioner David Shively is offering some final reminders to voters for the Primary Election on Tuesday, May 15, 2012.

Voting Hours. The polling locations will be open from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where to vote. Voters must vote at the location for their current address. Many polling locations have been changed due to the 2010 census and redistricting. New polling place location cards were mailed to all voters in early April. If voters are unsure where to vote they may log on to the following web address to locate their polling location: https://www.votercheck.necvr.ne.gov/ or they may call the election office at (402) 441-7311.

Change of address. If registered voters have moved within Lancaster County and did not update their voter registration, they should go to the polling location for their new address and vote a provisional ballot.

Campaign activity. Campaign activity is prohibited within 200 feet of the polling location building. This includes campaign buttons, petition signature gathering, campaign t-shirts, and campaign signs.

Early/Absentee Ballots. Early/Absentee ballots must be returned to the Election Office so that they are received no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Early/Absentee ballots may not be returned to the voter's polling location.

Anyone having any questions regarding the Primary Election should call the Election Office at (402) 441-7311.

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