Jurisdiction Information

Election Dates:

Upon receipt of a resolution from the governing body of a jurisdiction, Douglas County Elections may hold a special election. The jurisdiction can request the special election be held on one of the following dates:

  • February 9, 2021
  • April 27, 2021
  • August 3, 2021
  • November 2, 2021

Submission Deadlines:

The resolution requesting the special election must be presented to Douglas County Elections as follows:

  • February Election: December 11,2020
  • April Election: February 26,2021
  • Primary Election: May 14,2021
  • General Election: August 3,2021

All resolutions must be received by Douglas County Elections no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline.

How to Submit a Ballot Measure

To have a measure appear on a ballot, a jurisdiction must submit a resolution or ordinance requesting an election. Resolutions can be submitted by email, mail, fax or in-person.  Each measure being submitted must have a completed Ballot Measure Resolution Cover sheet. Read the Jurisdiction Manual for more information.