Last updated September 2, 2016
Avoid Lines Check Your Registration Use Your Sample Ballot
Know Your Polling Place and Precinct Know the Correct Voting Procedures
Vote Early (Before Election Day):
Early Voting generally starts the 17th day before Election Day and continues for 14 days, ending the Friday before Election Day.
Vote by Mail/Absentee Ballot:
To print a request form, login to Registered Voter Services and select Request a Mail Ballot from the dropdown menu. The Election Department must RECEIVE written requests no later than 5 p.m. on the Tuesday before Election Day. Mail/absentee ballot requests must be in WRITING and must be submitted at least once per calendar year.
Know When to Vote:
Early voting sites are less crowded at the beginning of the early voting period and generally during the mid-afternoon and evenings for the entire early voting period.
Election Day polling places are less crowded mid-morning or mid-afternoon and are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Voters in line when the polls close will be allowed to vote.
Check Your Registration
Confirm No Issues Exist:
Make sure that you are actually registered to vote and that your name, address, and party affiliation are current.
Use Your Sample Ballot
Get One If You Don’t Have One:
Login to Registered Voter Services and select View My Sample Ballot from the dropdown menu to access your sample ballot online (after it becomes available for online viewing,.
Call (702) 455-VOTE (8683) or send an e-mail if you lost or did not receive your sample ballot at least 10 days before Election Day and want us to mail you another one.
Study, Mark and Bring Your Sample Ballot to the Polls:
Don’t wait until you are in the voting booth to make your decisions.
Refer to Your Sample Ballot When Voting:
On touch-screen voting machines, all offices and questions that sequentially display will match your sample ballot. If you don’t have your sample ballot, ask a poll worker for one.
Know Your Assigned Election Day Polling Place and Precinct
Get Help If You Don’t Know Your Assigned Election Day Polling Place and Precinct:
Do NOT go to an Election Day polling place without being certain it is yours, as your vote may not be counted if you are at the wrong location.
Login to Registered Voter Services and select View My Registration Information or Get Directions to My Poll Place from the dropdown menu.
Call the Election Department at (702) 455-VOTE (8683) for your polling place and precinct.
At the entrance to your polling place, ask an election worker to direct you to your precinct table if you don't know your precinct number.
Check Your Sample Ballot’s Back Cover:
Your assigned Election Day polling place address and your four-digit precinct number will appear on the back cover of your sample ballot.
Use Your Precinct Number:
Know your precinct number before you arrive at your assigned Election Day polling place so that you may quickly find the precinct table where you must report.
Know the Correct Voting Procedures
Immediately notify a poll worker upon entering the polling place, or at any time while voting, if you need assistance.
Sign In at Precinct Table:
Go to your precinct table to start the process--you will sign your name in the precinct register by your facsimile signature from your Voter Registration Application.
Know How to Use the Voting Machines:
Study the instructions in your sample ballot, follow poll worker directions and ask questions if you don’t understand anything.