May 10, 2016 Primary Election Sample Ballots
The sample ballots for the May 10, 2016 Primary Election are published in compliance with State Statute 32-803. The polling places will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Voters in the City of West Point will vote in the Nielsen Community Center – Voters in Wisner City, Blaine Township, and Grant Township vote in the Wisner Auditorium – Voters in Beemer Village, and Township, and Logan Township vote in the Beemer Municipal Office – Voters in Bancroft Village and Township, Cleveland Township, and Neligh Township vote in the Bancroft Fire Hall – Voters in Sherman Township, St. Charles Township, Cuming Township, and Garfield Township vote in the Nielsen Community Center – Voters in Monterey Township, Lincoln Township, Bismark Township, and Elkhorn Township will be mailed a ballot no earlier than 20 days or not later than 10 days before the Election.
“Attention Voters” – Not all of the races listed will appear on all ballots in the county, in the manner published, as some candidates are elected only by district and some candidate races are required to rotate.
If the number of candidates properly filed for the nomination of a political party at the primary election for any county officer elected pursuant to sections 32-517 to 32-529 does not exceed the number of candidates to be nominated by that party for that office, any such properly filed candidates shall be declared nominated and their names shall not appear on any primary election ballots.
Notice to Nonpartisan Voters – The Democratic and Libertarian Parties have chosen to open their ballot to all Nonpartisan voters. A registered voter who is not affiliated with a political party and who desires to vote the Democratic or Libertarian Party Ballot in the primary, may request to do so. If you choose to vote the Democratic or Libertarian Ballot, upon announcing your name, address, and political affiliation to the Receiving Board, ask them to vote a Nonpartisan (insert your choice of party) Ballot. Reference 32-912(2).
A registered voter who is not affiliated with a political party and who desires to vote in the primary election for the office of United States Senator or United States Representative may, for the Republican Party, request a Nonpartisan Republican Ballot. If you choose to do so, upon announcing your name, address, and political affiliation to the Receiving Board, ask them to vote a Nonpartisan Republican Ballot.
No such registered voter shall receive more than one such partisan ballot. Reference 32-912(3).