Can A Felon Vote In Nebraska?
If someone is convicted of a felony in Nebraska then are ineligible to vote while in prison, on parole, or on probation. Voting rights are automatically restored two years after the completion of all supervised release (except if convicted of treason).
Felon Voting Rights Nebraska
Nebraskans who once had felony convictions were not able to vote during their lifetime at all. However, a state law in 2005 changed this ruling. Currently, the law automatically reinstates the right to vote for felons after two years of completing their sentence, probation or parole.
However, if you are convicted of treason under the laws of the US or the state, you must apply to have your civil rights restored by means of a pardon. If a pardon is granted, you can vote.
How Can A Felon in Nebraska Restore Their Voting Rights
After two years of completing your sentence, you can register just like other Nebraskans.
You are eligible to vote in Nebraska if you:
Are at least 18 years old by Election Day
Are a resident of Nebraska
Are a U.S citizen
You are NOT eligible to vote in Nebraska if:
You have been legally declared “mentally incompetent” by a court
At least two years have passed since the completion of a felony sentence including any parole term.
You may preregister to vote in Nebraska
at 17 years of age and provided you will be 18 by the next general election.
To register to vote in Nebraska you should provide:
Your Nebraska Driver’s License Number
If you do not have these IDs, you may provide:
The Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number
If you are registering to vote for the first time by mail, you will need to provide a copy of a valid ID. Acceptable forms of ID include:
Current and Valid Photo ID
Utility Bill, Bank Statement, Government Check, or Paycheck that Shows your current name and address
Government Issued Document that shows your current name and address
Documents must be dated within 60 days of the date you registered
If you registered to vote in Nebraska, you may be required to present valid ID if you are voting for the first time or your registration is incomplete. You can use any ID from this list:
Paycheck that shows your Current Name and Address
Current and Valid Photo ID
Government Issued Document that shows your Current Name and Address
Statements, checks and bills should be dated no earlier than 60 days before Election Day.
More Resources For Felons In Nebraska
Where To Start – If you’re new to our site, then you should definitely checkout our Getting Started For Felons page that will give you the BEST help to dominate life in Nebraska as a felon. Click here to get started
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Background Check – You can get a background check to see what your record currently shows about your felony. Click here to get a background check
Legal Representation – If you’re a felon in Nebraska and need legal representation to get a felony expunged or any other help from a lawyer then you can get a FREE consultation. Click here to get legal representation