Did You Know? Many Citizens with Criminal Convictions Can Vote

In the run-up to the 2018 election, we’re posting quick facts about voting to help you get out and go vote, Omaha!  Today’s fact: Many people believe that being convicted of a felony crime takes away a person’s right to vote forever. The rules on this vary state by state but few states permanently take […]

Request an Early Voting Ballot by Oct. 26 to Vote By Mail

To vote early by mail, you must first request an early voting/vote by mail ballot. Do this by Oct. 26 to get a ballot for the Nov. 6 election. Download the early-voting application, then mail in your request, bring it into your county election commission office or email it in: Douglas County Application Email: earlyvoting@votedouglascounty.com Dropbox […]

How to Use Vote411 to Get All the Info You Need to Vote

Vote411.org is a comprehensive guide to city, state and federal elections across the country. LWVGO uploads information specific to Douglas County to help voters in the Greater Omaha area make informed voting choices. You can use this site to find info on how to register to vote, how to report any Election Day issues and […]

College Voting 101

The League of Women Voters of Metro Columbus (Ohio) put together the following short video on how to register and vote, specifically speaking to college students. Check it out!  Note: The websites in the video are specific to Ohio, but you can register to vote in Nebraska here (as long as you have a […]

Tres Pasos para Votar en los Condados de Douglas y Sarpy

Each time you vote in any election, you help yourself, your family and your community. The voting process can be confusing, so here are three steps to help you vote:  Register, be Informed and Vote. STEP 1: REGISTER TO VOTE (the first time and each time you move from your home, change the name or […]

2018 General Election Candidate Forum: Nebraska Public Service Commission, District 3

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha held a moderated candidate forum for the candidates for Nebraska Public Service Commission, District 3. The candidates in this partisan race are: Mike Forsythe (D) and Tim Schram (R). You can watch all our candidate forums and see all of our 2018 elections info under “2018 ELECTIONS” on our home page. You […]

Three Steps to Voting in Douglas and Sarpy Counties

Each time that you vote in any election, you help yourself, your family and your community. There are three easy steps to voting:  Register, Become Informed and Vote. Read on to find out more. This nonpartisan, informational guide is also available to print and share: 3 STEPS TO VOTING STEP 1:  REGISTER TO VOTE Who can […]