The Storey County Clerk's Office conducts all elections in Storey County.
Following the guidelines set forth in Nevada Revised Statutes, every two years the Storey County Clerk receives an Election Calendar from the Nevada Secretary of State. Immediately upon receipt of the Certified List of Candidates from the Nevada Secretary of State, the County Clerk publishes a notice of Primary Election.
2020 General Election Sample Ballot
Facts vs. Myths 2020 Nevada General Election
Due to the passage of AB4 all active registered voters in Storey County will receive a mail ballot, all voters will have the option of voting in person at the polls on touchscreen voting machines.
Voted mail ballots must be returned in person by the close of polls on election day or postmarked on or before election day to be counted. October 27, 2020 is the last day the Clerk’s Office will mail out replacement ballots.
Things to expect at the polls for in-person voting:
- Your mail ballot has to be canceled before you can be allowed to vote in person, check in may take longer.
- Expect less voting machines as we will have to make sure voters can maintain a social distance while voting.
- Equipment will need to be sanitized between voters.
2020 Primary Election Statewide Results
Candidates filed for Office
Storey County 2020 Election Guide
Absentee Ballot Request
2020 Election Dates
- Candidate Filings, March 2nd-13th - Notice of Offices to be Nominated
- Primary Election Early Voting, May 23rd-June 5th
- Primary Election, June 9th
- General Election Early Voting, October 17th-30th
- General Election, November 3rd
Requirements for Registering to Vote
To vote in Storey County, you must be a registered voter of Storey County, Nevada. To register to vote, the following criteria must be met:
- A U.S. citizen
- At least 18 years old by Election Day
- A resident of your precinct at least 30 days prior to an election
- Federal law requires 1st time voters who register by mail to show proof of identification in order to vote
- If you register by mail, you must vote in person the 1st time
Register in Person
- You can register to vote in Storey County at the Virginia City Courthouse in the Clerk's Office:
26 S. B St.
Virginia City, NV 89440
- You can register to vote at any full service Nevada State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMVs) or any Clerk's Office in the State of Nevada. Storey County's Satellite DMV services is authorized to accept voter registrations.Please contact the Clerk's Office at 775-847-0969 for more information.
Mail-in Application Form
You can complete a mail-in voter application form and return it to the Storey County Clerk's Office. The Clerk's Office can also mail you an application form upon your request.
Contact the Clerk's Office today for more information, 775-847-0969.
Online Voter Registration
Online voter registration is now available for residents of all Nevada counties. Eligible voters can register to vote and update their voter registration information online, including change of address and party affiliation. A DMV issued driver's license or ID is required.
When to Re-Register
Your registration is permanent unless you move or change your name. If you move to another Nevada county, you must re-register in that particular county. Additionally, if you have recently changed your name or moved within the county, please contact the Storey County Clerk's Office at 775-847-0969 for a new voter registration form.
- You must re-register if you did not vote in the last 2 General Elections
- You must fill out a new Voter Registration Form if:
- you have had a name change
- you had a change of residential address within Storey County
- your mailing address has changed
- you wish to change your party affiliation
Obtaining & Completing an FPCA
The FPCA is available through a variety of sources. You may obtain it from Voting Officers at military bases, U.S. embassies, or consulates. It is also available from the Storey County Clerk's Office and online at the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website.
Where to Vote
At Your "Polling Place" on Election Day
Your Registered Voter’s Card will inform you of the precinct in which you’re registered. This is the precinct in which you will vote. Additionally, your polling place will be shown on the mailing label on your Sample Ballot.
You can also contact the Storey County Clerk's Office at 775-847-0969 to find out your polling place.
Before Election Day "Early Voting"
You can vote from the Saturday 17 days before the election through the Friday before the election. Early voting is held at:
26 South B Street
Contact the Storey County Clerk's Office at 775-847-0969 for the dates and times for when you can vote early.
Any voter can choose to vote at home by mail. You must request an Absentee Ballot in writing, as we need your signature to make sure we do not give your ballot to someone else.
Contact the Storey County Clerk's Office at 775-847-0969 to have an Absentee Ballot Request Card sent to you.
If you do not have this form, you can also request a mail ballot by writing a letter or postcard to:
Note: You must send in the request for an Absentee ballot at least 1 week before the election. If you are a first-time voter, you cannot vote by mail unless you signed up in person or at the DMV, or are disabled.
Submitting Absentee Ballot
After you send in your form, you will receive a ballot in the mail. When you vote at home, you can take as long as you want. Your family and friends can help you. Be sure to send your Mail Ballot back so that it is received by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Or, on Election Day, you can drop it off at any polling place in your county from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
If you vote by mail, you can't vote at the polls too. Only one vote per person!