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Buffalo County
  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.Newspaper ad

    Job information and how to apply
  • Opening for Communications Officer
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Dispatcher in the 911 Center.

    Job information and how to apply.
  • Sheriff Sale May 5th
    Said sale to be held at 9:00 o’clock a.m. on the 5th day of May, 2016 at the Law Enforcement Center Impound Lot - located at 120 East Railroad, City of Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska. 

    For more information CLICK HERE.
  • Field Appraiser Opening Full-Time
    Buffalo County Assessor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time (Exempt Property) Field Appraiser. 

    For more information CLICK HERE.
    
Early/Absentee Ballot
Early or Absentee Ballot Information

Who may apply for an absentee ballot?Checklist

Anyone who is registered to vote.

Is it possible to request an absentee ballot and register to vote by mail at the same time?

Yes, as long as this is done by the registration deadline of the 3rd Friday preceding the election.

How do I apply for and vote an absentee ballot?

An Absentee Request Form (PDF) is included in this section. Print and complete this form and mail to the Election Commissioner and a ballot will be mailed to you or you may go to the Election Commission and vote at the office. Absentee ballots may not be voted at the Election Commission on Election Day. You must go to the polling place on Election Day or have an agent pick up an absentee ballot as indicated below.

An Overseas/Military FPCA Request Form is available as well.

May I have someone get an absentee ballot for me?


Any registered voter may request an absentee ballot by appointing an agent to personally pick up an absentee ballot for such registered voter from the office of the Election Commissioner. The registered voter or his or her agent shall sign the request. A candidate for office at such election and any person serving on a campaign committee for such a candidate shall not act as an agent for any registered voter requesting a ballot unless such person is a member of the registered voter's family.


Absentee deadlines


The Election Office may accept applications 120 days before an election.

Registrants may vote an absentee ballot in the election office 30 days prior to a statewide election and 15 days before special elections.

Absentee Ballots will not be mailed after 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday before the election.

Agents have until 7:00 p.m. election day to pick up an absentee ballot.

All absentee ballots must be received by the Election Commissioner by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.