In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, every registered voter in Washoe County will receive an absentee ballot (mail-in ballot) for voting by mail in the June 9, 2020 Primary Election ONLY.

If you are registered to vote at your current address, it is not necessary or you to take any further action in order to receive your absentee ballot. If you are not registered or need to update your registration information (address, name, party), please do so immediately at the Secretary of State’s website: www.RegisterToVoteNV.gov. PLEASE NOTE: You need to register or update your voter registration online by May 21, 2020 to receive a ballot in the mail.

We have gathered resources from the Washoe County Registrar of Voters to help you with the vote by mail process. Click on the link below about important dates for the 2020 primary and instructions to fill out and return your ballot.

Click here to learn more about vote by mail

We have also included two videos from the Washoe County Registrar of Voters that explain how to fill out and return your ballot.


For information on candidates running in Washoe County, check out our voter guide!