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TO REGISTER TO VOTE

ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION:  You must reside in the State of Nevada, have a Nevada Drivers License or ID card, AND a Social Security Number.  Go to the
Secretary of State Elections Page

IN PERSON, Identification and proof of residence is required

, Identification and proof of residence is required
  • County Clerks Office
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Welfare
  • Other agencies designated by the Secretary of State

MILITARY PERSONNEL AND OVERSEAS RESIDENTS should obtain a "Federal Post Card Application" (FPCA) available from voting officers at military bases and U.S. embassies or consulates.  OR Click here to go to the web site at:  FEDERAL VOTING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

MAIL-IN APPLICATIONS   Mail-in applications are available at the following locations:

  • Carson City Library
  • City Hall- Treasurer
  • Senior Center
  • Carson City Health and Human Services

REQUIREMENTS ON MAIL-IN REGISTRATION: When you register to vote by mail you are required to include the following information with your application:

  1. A copy of a current and valid photo Identification, or
  2. A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or document issued by a governmental entity, including, without limitation, a check, which indicates the name and address of the person.

If you mail-in an application,  you are not considered registered to vote until the county clerk receives the application and determines that the application is complete. 

FIELD REGISTRAR REGISTRATION: A Deputy Clerk under the authority of the County Clerk may register Carson City residents, proper identification and proof of residence is required.

REASONS TO COMPLETE A NEW VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION

  • Name Change
  • Party Change
  • Change Mailing or Residence address (change of address within Carson City may be done on a change of address form or a note to the Clerk, a signature is required)

VOTER REGISTRATION CARD: New registered voters and voters who have made changes to there voter registration, will receive a "Voter Registration Card" after your application or change of address card has been processed. It is not mandatory to have a voter card to vote. Voter Registration Cards are Non-Forwardable. If you have given this office incorrect information, you may not be a registered voter.

NOTE TO VOTERS: If your address in Carson City has the zip code 89704, 89705, or 89706, you may be a resident of Washoe County, Douglas County or Lyon County. Please verify your correct county prior to registering to vote in Carson City.

Giving false information on a Voter Application is a Felony and
includes a civil penalty of up to $20,000.

KEEP YOUR VOTING INFORMATION CURRENT: Failure to respond to a mailing from the election department may place your voting status as inactive. If your status is inactive you WILL NOT RECEIVE A SAMPLE BALLOT.

Registration Deadline

The Election Department must receive your completed Voter Registration Application postmarked no later than the fifth Saturday before the election in order for you to vote in that election.  OR  You may appear in person at the clerks office or Register online on or before the third Tuesday before the election. 

LOCATION FOR VOTER REGISTRATION

The Elections Office is located on the first floor of the Carson City Courthouse, 885 East Musser Street, Suite 1025, Carson City, Nevada 89701.

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Last updated: 6/27/2013 12:48:54 PM