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 […]

Become a Deputy Registrar to Register Voters in 2020!

Deputy registrars work as agents of the Election Commission to register voters throughout the county. In order to become an official deputy registrar, you must complete a training class conducted by the Election Commission. After completion, you will be certified by the Election Commission to conduct voter registration drives anywhere in Nebraska. LWVGO volunteers who […]

Next Voter Registrar Training Saturday June 29

The voter registrar training scheduled for June 11 is now full, but a new training session has opened up for enrollment. The next training session will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 29 at the Jesuit Academy, 2311 N. 22nd St. LWVGO volunteers who help to register voters must have a current (the training remains valid […]

Want to Register Voters? Become a Trained Deputy Registrar June 11

LWVGO volunteers who help to register voters must have a current (the training remains valid for three years) certification as a Nebraska Deputy Registrar. From the Douglas County website: Deputy registrars work as agents of the Election Commission to register voters throughout the county. In order to become an official deputy registrar, you must complete […]

LWVGO’s 2018 Get Out the Vote Accomplishments

LWVGO’s 243 Get Out the Vote volunteers accomplished a great deal in 2018. Volunteers devoted more than 2,500 hours to making democracy work by registering voters, answering questions about voting and hosting candidate forums to give voters more opportunity to make informed decisions. LWVGO’s nonpartisan voter registrars registered more than 1,200 new voters, getting many […]

Why Don’t More Americans Vote?

WNYC Studios’ The Takeaway published a worthwhile listen—Why Don’t More Americans Vote? This 45-minute podcast takes a comprehensive look at increasing voter turnout, from face-to-face contact, start voting habits young and policies like Election Day Registration. Listen via WNYC Studios’ website at wnycstudios.org/story/why-dont-more-americans-vote.

Volunteer with Heartland Workers Center: Voter-Registration Canvassing Happening Now

Heartland Workers Center is organizing nonpartisan, voter-registration-driven, door-to-door canvassing ahead of the November election. They are looking for volunteers and welcoming volunteers from LWVGO and other organizations. The Center provides training sessions on Wednesday evenings and asks that all volunteers go through the training before canvassing. Once trained, volunteers are paired up and then given […]