Washoe County General Election 2020 Voting Information
Detailed, official information from our local election officials can be found on this website.
All registered, active voters should have been a mail-in (A.K.A. “absentee”) ballot, which you can mail in (postage prepaid) or drop off. You also have the option to vote in person during Early Voting (now complete!) or on Election Day.
Election Day In-Person Voting & Ballot Drop-Off Sites:
Here is a list of Election Day polling locations and ballot drop-off sites most convenient for our district.
All locations are open only on Tuesday, November 3, from 7AM to 7PM.
Bartley Ranch Park – 6000 Bartley Ranch Rd
Billinghurst Middle School – 6685 Chesterfield Ln
Downtown Reno Library – 301 S Center St
May Museum at Rancho San Rafael Park – 1595 N Sierra St
McQueen High School – 6055 Lancer St
Registrar of Voters Office – 1001 E 9th St
Reno High School – 395 Booth St
Reno-Sparks Convention Center – 4590 S Virginia St
Wooster High School – 1331 E Plumb Ln
Incline Village Middle School – 931 Southwood Blvd
Election Day Ballot Drop Off ONLY:
Raley’s – 1630 Robb Dr
Raley’s – 701 Keystone Ave
Raley’s – 4788 Caughlin Pkwy
Reno Town Mall – 4001 S Virginia St
Save Mart – 4995 Kietzke Ln
Save Mart – 195 W Plumb Ln
Raley’s – 930 Tahoe Blvd
NEW! Polling Wait Times
Find out poll wait times in Washoe County here!
How do I vote using a mail-in ballot?
Ballots were mailed to voters in the first week of October.
If you have not received a mail-in ballot by this time, you must go vote in person on Election Day.
You can mail in your ballot any time, as long as it’s postmarked by election day (Tuesday, Nov. 3) and received no more than seven days later. At this point, to be safe, we recommend dropping off the ballot in person.
In Nevada, the postage is prepaid, so you don’t have to worry about stamps.
You MUST sign your ballot. The signature must match what’s on file from your registration.
You must use the official return envelope. You can only mail one ballot per envelope, or none of them will be counted.
Where can I drop off a ballot?
At the registrar’s office (1001 E 9th St # A135, Reno, NV 89512). Open Monday, November 2, from 8AM to 5PM.
On election day (Nov. 3), to the registrar’s office or a polling place, from 7AM to 7PM. See a list of locations here.
After mailing/delivering your ballot, check that your ballot has been received here.
How do I vote in-person?
If you have received your mail-in ballot, you should bring it with you to surrender.
There will be social distancing protocols in place. Please make sure you have a face mask.
As long as you are in line by the cutoff time (7PM), you will be allowed to vote. Stay in line!
Early Voting is now complete. You must vote on Election Day.
Tuesday, November 3, 7AM to 7PM.
You can go to any of the Washoe County locations (unlike in “normal” years, where you have to go to your assigned polling place). See a list here.
More information about voting:
Starting this year, you can register to vote in person during early voting or on election day at any of the polling places. Although they are not required, it will help to bring a valid Nevada ID or official mail showing your current Nevada address.
Starting this year, anyone who has been convicted of a felony is automatically eligible to vote upon release from incarceration.
The Nevada Secretary of State put out a “facts vs. myths” document you can check out here.
Mail-in ballots will continue to be counted until November 10, as long as they were postmarked by November 3.
If there are issues with the signature on a mail-in ballot, you will be notified and can “cure” the issue until November 12.
We will not have official election results until November 12.