Elections Division


The Secretary of State serves as Nebraska’s chief election officer. Working with election officials in the state’s 93 counties, the Elections Division oversees election law, the conduct of elections in the state, election tabulation equipment and the state voter registration system. The division accepts candidate filings and tabulates results for statewide, legislative, judicial retention and certain district elections. The division oversees filings for statewide initiative and referendum petitions.

Phone: (402) 471-2555
Fax: (402) 471-7834
TTY: (402) 471-7229
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 94608, Lincoln, NE 68509-4608
Location: 1221 N Street, Suite 103, Lincoln, NE 68508
Email: sos.elect@nebraska.gov

Elections Team

Wayne Bena, Deputy SOS - Elections
Andrew Buller, Assistant Deputy for Elections
Jennifer Beckmann, Elections Coordinator
Ben Larsen, Elections Specialist I
Abbie Overturf, Administrative Assistant


Nebraska Voter Information Lookup

Register to vote online

Active Voter Registrations*

Republican: 604,914
Democratic: 346,011
Libertarian: 18,332
Legal Marijuana NOW: 3,075
Nonpartisan: 268,197
Total: 1,240,529
*As of August 1, 2022

Next Statewide Election

Last day for non-incumbents (new filers) to file for office.
Last day for a non-incumbent candidate, for the general election, for an elective office specified in §49-1493, to file a statement of financial interests with the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission for the preceding calendar year.

Last day for a political subdivision to certify a special issue for inclusion on
the general election ballot.
Last day to file a petition for nomination to fill a vacancy for a nonpartisan
Last day for filing for office by petition.

Last day for Secretary of State to certify candidates, offices and issues to be
placed on the statewide ballot.