Events, Meetings, Election Dates

Check out the Nebraska Democratic Party’s Facebook page to RSVP for events, trainings and meetings.

Some of our popular events include the Blue Bench Project and the NDP Meetings which take place four times a year.

If you are looking for when the local Democrats in your area meet (which is usually once a month), check out our County Party page.

Sign up to be a Block Captain in order to help us win elections.

Get other ideas for taking action and registering to vote on our Take Action page.

Donate to the Party to help all Democrats win!

If you have questions about any of the events, please email info@nebraskademocrats.org.

NDP Meetings

At the NDP meetings, which take place four times a year, we conduct party business and trainings. All Democrats are welcome to attend the meetings. You can learn how to become a voting member of the NDP State Central Committee and other leadership posts.

Winter Meeting and Training, Springfield
Feb. 2 and Feb. 3, 2018
Featured Caucus–Veterans Caucus featuring Charlene Ligon and her new book: https://evelyntbutts.com
Blue Bench Trainings–Registering Voters, Using the VAN, Creating Websites
See Agenda
Facebook RSVP
Register Online

Spring Meeting and Training, North Platte
Apr. 6 and Apr. 7, 2018
Featured Caucus–Working Families Caucus with a special bi-partisan Union Summit during the day on April 6
Night at the Spike reception for all Democrats in the evening on April 6
Blue Bench Trainings–Communicating on Issues and Values, Working with Unions
Facebook RSVP

Summer Meeting, Via Phone
June 9, 2018

State Convention, Lincoln
Jun. 22 – Jun. 24, 2018
Blue Bench Trainings—Working with the VAN, Block Captain Training
Facebook RSVP

Fall Meeting, Crete
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1,  2018
Featured Caucus–Latino Caucus
Blue Bench Trainings–Digital and grassroots organizing in off-year cycles, Working with the VAN
Facebook RSVP 

Blue Bench and Block Captain Events

In addition to the trainings held at our NDP meetings, we hold events all year to help prepare grassroots Democrats and candidates for elections. You can read more about the Blue Bench Project and our Block Captain program.

Blue Bench Training: Keeping Your Campaign in Compliance
Dec. 21, 2017
View training online

Blue Bench Training: Preventing Sexual Harassment
Jan. 9, 2018
View training online (posted soon!)

Blue Bench Training: Using the Voter File to Win 
Jan. 10, 2018
View training online (posted soon!)

Block Captain Training: Getting Ready for 2018
March 3rd 2-4pm
Online via Facebook Live and NDP office, 201 N 8th St., # 210, Lincoln, NE, 68508
Facebook RSVP

1st Block Captain Canvass: Collecting Vote By Mail Applications and Registering Voters
March and April (Block Captains canvass the 50 houses in their community that are assigned to them during these two months–the Block Captains chooses the day and time that is best for them to canvass during these two months)

Block Captain Training: Effective Door to Door Canvassing:
July 14th 2-4pm
Online via Facebook Live and NDP office, 201 N 8th St., # 210, Lincoln, NE, 68508
Facebook RSVP

2nd Block Captain Canvass: Talking About Critical Issues with Voters
July and August (Block Captains canvass the 50 houses in their community that are assigned to them during these two months–the Block Captains chooses the day and time that is best for them to canvass during these two months)

Block Captain Training: Get Out the Vote
October 6th 2-4pm
Online via Facebook Live and NDP office, 201 N 8th St., # 210, Lincoln, NE, 68508
Facebook RSVP

3rd Block Captain Canvass: Getting Out the Vote for Democrats
October and November (Block Captains canvass the 50 houses in their community that are assigned to them during these two months–the Block Captains chooses the day and time that is best for them to canvass during these two months)

NDP and County Party Fundraisers

Salute to State Senators, Lincoln
Feb. 20,  2018
Facebook RSVP
Purchase your tickets

Morrison Exon Dinner and Volunteer Awards, Omaha
July 20, 2018
Hilton Downtown, Omaha
RSVP and Tickets (posted soon)

Corn, Craft Beer + Candidates, Lincoln
August 2018
RSVP and Tickets (posted soon)

Potluck on the Prairie, 3rd District
Date and Location (posted soon)
RSVP and Tickets (posted soon)

National and Regional Events


National Federation of Democratic Women Midwest Regional Meeting, Omaha
April 13-14, 2018
RSVP posted soon

National Federation of Democratic Women Convention, Arizona
June 14-17, 2018
http://www.nfdw.com

National Voter Registration Day
Sept. 25th, 2018
https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org

Nebraska Election Dates

Primary Election Day: May 15, 2018
Polls open 8am-8pm CT, Register to vote, find your polling location, get info on voting by mail in our Voting Center

General Election Day: Nov. 6, 2018
Polls open 8am-8pm CT, Register to vote, find your polling location, get info on voting by mail in our Voting Center

First Day to Request Vote by Mail (for Primary Election)
Jan. 15, 2018

First Day Ballots Sent for Vote By Mail (for Primary Election)
April 9, 2018

First Day to Early Vote in Person (for Primary Election)
April 16, 2016

Register to Vote, Via Mail and Online Deadlines 
April 30 for the Primary and Oct. 19 for the General

Register to Vote In-Person Deadlines 
6:00pm at your County Elections office on May 4 for the Primary and October 26 for the General

Last Day to Request Vote by Mail (for Primary Election)
May 4, 2016

Last Day to Early Vote in Person (for Primary Election)
May 14, 2016

Voter Forms

Register to vote online 

Register to vote by mail 

Request to early vote by mail

Request to early vote by mail (spanish)

Send or bring in person the early vote form back to your county election office

Vote early in person at your local county election office