Elections & Voter Registration

Douglas County Board of Elections and Registration

Douglas County Board of Elections & Registration will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of Labor Day.  

Responsibilities

The Board of Elections and its Director are responsible for conducting all elections in such a manner as to guarantee the secrecy of the ballot, and perform other duties as may be prescribed by law.

These duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Appointing and conducting training for poll managers and poll workers in accordance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Preparing an annual budget and making and issuing such rules, regulations and instructions consistent with law as deemed necessary for the guidance of poll officers, custodians and electors in primaries and elections.
  • Receiving and determining the sufficiency of nomination petitions of candidates filing notice of their candidacy
  • Receiving the returns from all elections, computing, certifying and publicly announcing the results as soon as is practicable

Resources

Feedback

We welcome your feedback! Please find Douglas County Voting Survey (PDF) in the right-hand column, under Downloadable Documents. Complete the form, save, and email to our office or print and mail to our office.