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The Election Commissioner is appointed by the Governor. The Governor appoints Election Commissioners for a four-year term in counties with a population larger than 100,000. Currently, David J. Shively serves as Lancaster County Election Commissioner. His current term ends on September 6, 2023.
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The Election Commissioner is located at:601 N 46th StreetLincoln, NE 68503-3720
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To vote in elections, persons must be:
For more information about registering to vote please visit the Voter Registration page.
No. You may vote by early/absentee ballot. Learn more on the Early / Absentee Voting page.
Residents may register to vote in person at the Election Commissioner's Office, by mail or online. Voters changing address, name, or party affiliation must re-register. For more information, see the Voter Registration page.
You can change your political party affiliation by completing a new voter registration application and selecting your new affiliation. This can be done by mail or in person at the Election Office. For more information visit the Voter Registration page.
A person find out when the next election will be held by calling the Election Office or checking out the upcoming election page .
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Candidates filing for local office will file at the Lancaster County Election Commissioner's Office, located at:601 N 46th StreetLincoln, NE 68503-3720
For State offices candidates file with the Election Division of the Nebraska Secretary of State, located at:1221 N StreetSuite 103Lincoln, NE 68508