Mail-in, online voter registration for special election open until June 10


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Mail-in and online voter registration for the upcoming special election will be open until June 10, Lancaster County Election Commissioner David Shively said.

Early voting for the Special Election started on Tuesday.

SEE ALSO: Early voting begins in special election to fill Jeff Fortenbery’s seat

Voter registration is available online to those who have a Nebraska driver’s license or a state identification card.

Mail-in registration forms are available at most post offices, banks and libraries, Shively said.

The registration can also be downloaded from the election commissioner’s website and mail it to the election office.

People can register to vote in person at the election commissioner’s office at 601 N. 46th Street in Lincoln.

Nebraska’s special election will be held on June 28th to fill the 1st Congressional District seat left vacant by Rep. Jeff Fortenberry.

Fortenberry submitted his resignation two days after being convicted of lying to federal investigators.

See also: Fortenberry resigns two days after jury finds him guilty of lying to federal investigators

Fortenberry’s sentencing is scheduled on the same day as the special election.

Sens. Patty Pansing Brooks and Mike Flood will be competing for the 1st Congressional District.

See also: State Sens. Mike Flood, Patty Pansing Brooks will vie for House seat in November

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