Husker Vote Coalition reminds eligible voters to cast a ballot May 2

Did you know? 52,871 people voted in the 2021 Lincoln City General Election.
Did you know? 52,871 people voted in the 2021 Lincoln City General Election.

The Husker Vote Coalition has the answers the most frequently asked questions and information to ensure you're prepared to cast a ballot in the upcoming Lincoln General Election on May 2.


Where do I go to vote on Election Day?

If you choose to vote in person in 2023, you can head to your polling station from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 2.

Find your polling place.


I have to work all day on Election Day. Can I get time off to vote?

Yes. Nebraska law allows workers time off to vote in certain circumstances. If you are scheduled to work the 12 hours when the polls are open, you can take up to two consecutive hours off to vote. If you apply for this time off before or even on Election Day, your employer can’t punish you or subtract wages on account of your absence.

Under the law, your employer is also entitled to specify the hours when you can be gone from work to vote. Work in advance with your employer to ensure you are given time to get to the polls. It’s your right.

Review more about this law.


Do I have to show an ID on Election Day to vote?

No. Identification is not required to vote in Nebraska. The only exception is if you’re a first-time voter, or you registered to vote by mail and did not send in a copy of your ID at that time.

Review this law.


What is on the ballot for the 2023 Lincoln General Election?

There are a variety of offices on the ballot for the 2023 Lincoln General Election, including Mayor, City Council (Districts 1, 2, 3 & 4), Lincoln Airport Authority, and Lincoln Public Schools Board of Education (Districts 2, 4 & 6).

Visit Ballot Ready for more information about the candidates running for office in Lincoln.


Find more election information and resources from Husker Vote Coalition.

For more information, contact Andrew Brown with Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement at or 402-472-8721.