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Everything you need to know about early voting | 2020

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 17:41:30-04

Here is everything you need to know about early voting in Clark County.

1. Early voting begins Oct. 17 and ends Oct. 30 in Clark County and Nevada

2. There will be 48 voting locations open at various times during the 14 days of early voting. Click here for locations.

3. All active registered voters were sent a mail ballot. It can be returned through the regular mail using the postage-paid envelope or provide or can be taken to any county ballot drop-off location. Click here for locations.

4. The general election ballot is the longest ever with more than 70 contests, including 5 ballot questions.

5. Voters are encouraged to bring their sample ballots with them. It is OK to mark your choices on the sample ballot.

6. Anyone who does not receive a mail ballot by Oct. 17 but wants to vote by mail should call the Election Department at 702-455-8683.

7. Early voting will done entirely on electronic machines. Voters will sign in on a tablet computer. Once your signature is verified, you will be given a card to insert into the voting machine where you will make your choices.

8. Voters should expect lines, especially in first few days. The best time to go is during the week in the middle of the day. You can check wait times by clicking here.

9. There is also an app named NowCrowd that will provide wait times at most early voting sites and provide users with real-time waiting times, complete with photos and videos. Click here for more information.

10. Masks are not required by they are encouraged. Employees will be cleaning voting machines after each use and plexiglass shields have been installed in the voting centers.

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Key Dates and Deadlines

Oct. 6: Voter registration deadline (in-person/mail)
Oct. 29: Voter registration deadline (online)
Oct. 17: Early voting begins
Oct. 30: Early voting ends
Oct. 30: Request Absentee/mail-in ballot deadline
Nov. 3: Absentee/mail-in postmark by date
Nov. 3: In-person voting