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Election 101: The 5 things you need to know to vote in Clark County

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Don’t let the pandemic interrupt your voting process. 8 News Now’s I-Team has broken it down to the 5 most important things you need to know to vote on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd.

1. YOU CAN STILL REGISTER TO VOTE

If you haven’t registered to vote , you can still register online or in-person before or on election day. If you register now, you will still have to vote in-person and verify your ID. If you are already registered you do not need to show ID at a polling place.

Valid documents for proof of ID

2. MAIL-IN BALLOT

  • For mail-in ballots: Make sure you fill out ballot carefully and completely fill in the oval with blue or black ink only.
  • To return the ballot: BE SURE to sign ballot and if someone else will be dropping it off for you, you must fill out an authorization.
  • Must be postmarked by Election Day Nov. 3rd.

3. IN-PERSON VOTING

  • REMINDER: You can vote at ANY in-person location.
  • EARLY VOTING : The early voting window is Saturday, October 17 and runs through Friday, October 30th.
  • EARLY VOTING SITES HERE: There 48 Early Voting locations and these times vary. To find a location near you click on the EARLY VOTING SITES LINK HERE.
  • If you will be early voting in-person, you must do the following: mark your sample ballot before heading down there, wear a mask and wash your hands.
If you plan to early vote in-person, follow above Early Voting Rules.

4. DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

For a complete list of mail drop-off locations click here.

5.VOTING SECURITY IN CLARK COUNTY

  • Ballots are scanned, if a machine rejects the signature due to significant and multiple differences, and if two election workers also reject it, the Registrar’s Office is advised to contact the voter.
  • The voter can then make sure his vote is counted by answering 3 personal questions on the App or on the phone at the Secretary of State’s office.

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