Your 2020 Guide to Helping Others Register to Vote in Nebraska

Here’s everything you need to know to take the next step in your activism, by helping others register to vote for the Nov. 3, 2020 election. Candide Villard from the League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha and Civic Nebraska’s Brad Christian-Sallis with key information for protest organizers interested in registering voters at events.   […]

2020 Primary Voters’ Guide: Douglas County Commissioner, District 7

vOTE_votersguide

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha contacts candidates during each election cycle and invites them to participate in the print and online editions of the Voters’ Guide. Candidates provide their biographical information and their positions on selected issues. Candidates are aware in advance that the biographies and answers will be printed exactly as […]

Douglas and Sarpy Counties Looking for Poll Workers – Sign Up by Jan. 28

The Election Commission in Douglas and Sarpy Counties need poll workers to sign up by January 28 for the Primary election, Tuesday May 12. You are paid minimum wage to attend a training plus work the polls from 7 am to 8:30 pm! There are Quick Links on the Sarpy & Douglas County election commission home pages […]

2020 Election Deadlines

Courtesy of the Nebraska Civic Engagement Table, here are the upcoming 2020 primary and general election deadlines. Printable version: 2020 Election Deadlines. Primary Election Deadlines to Register to Vote Mail-in, motor vehicle offices, state agencies, and online: April 24, 2020 In-person voter registration at County Election Offices: May 1, 2020 at 6 PM Deadlines for […]

Ex-Felon Voting Rights for Nebraska Residents

LWVGO has a new, printable resource explaining the voting rights of returning citizens and Nebraska residents who have been convicted of a crime. Check out the graphic below, or print out the PDF to share with others: Legal Status & Voting Rights in Nebraska. Leer en español  

Understanding Impeachment

In this episode of Go Vote Omaha, Geri Simon talks with R. Collin Mangrum about the impeachment process, its history and its place in the political process. R. Collin Mangrum, JD, SJD, is Yossem Endowed Chair in Legal Ethics, with Creighton University School of Law. Go Vote Omaha! is our locally produced informational television program. […]

Learn More About Election Equipment and Processes in Douglas & Sarpy Counties

In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, host Geri Simon speaks with Douglas County Election Commissioner Brian Kruse and Sarpy County Election Commissioner Michelle Andahl about voting equipment, updates, and general voter information. Go Vote Omaha! is our locally produced informational television program. Watch Go Vote Omaha at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday nights on Cox channel […]

Learn About the Effort to Restore Voting Rights to Nebraskans with Felony Convictions

In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, Krystal Fox, LWVGO Co-President, speaks with Nebraska State Senator Justin Wayne (Omaha, LD 13) and Brad Christian-Sallis, Voting Rights Policy Organizer for Civic Nebraska, about Sen. Wayne’s bill LB 83. LB 83 would provide for the restoration of voting rights upon completion of a felony sentence or probation […]