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  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.

    Click here for more information or to apply
  • Communications Officer Opening

    The Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer.
    Click here for more information or to apply
  • Public Notice of Sale

    Notice is hereby given that the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors is offering for sale the Buffalo County owned house and shed located at 11 West 14th Street, Kearney, Nebraska. Said sale to be held at 2:00 o’clock p.m. on the 25th day of August, 2013. Click here for more information.
  • Notice of Adoption (Adult Entertainment)
    Notice is hereby given of the adoption of an ordnance regarding adult entertainment.

    Click here for more information.
  • Notice of Renewal of Liquor License (Prairie Hills Golf Course)

    Notice is hereby given that a liquor license may be automatically renewed November 1, 2014, for the Prairie Hills Golf Course.

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  • Notice of Renewal of Liquor License (Geo Spencer Tasting Room)

    Notice is hereby given that a liquor license may be automatically renewed November 1, 2014, for the Geo Spencer Tasting Room.

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  • Notice of Renewal of Liquor License (Erv's)

    Notice is hereby given that a liquor license may be automatically renewed November 1, 2014, for Erv's.

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  • Notice of Public Hearing for Liquor License (C & H Adventures)

    Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held August 12, 2014, for a liquor license application from C & H Adventures LLC.

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  • Notice of Public Hearing (911 Surcharge Rate)
    Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on August 12, 2014, at 9:45 am to consider the increase of the 911 Surcharge rate for Buffalo County.

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Early/Absentee Ballot
Early or Absentee Ballot Information

Who may apply for an absentee ballot?

Anyone who is registered to vote.

Is it possible to request an absentee ballot and register to vote by mail at the same time?

Yes, as long as this is done by the registration deadline.

How do I apply for and vote an absentee ballot?

An Absentee Request Form (PDF) is included in this section. Print and complete this form and mail to the Election Commissioner and a ballot will be mailed to you or you may go to the Election Commission and vote at the office. Absentee ballots may not be voted at the Election Commission on Election Day. You must go to the polling place on Election Day or have an agent pick up an absentee ballot as indicated below.


May I have someone get an absentee ballot for me?


Any registered voter may request an absentee ballot by appointing an agent to personally pick up an absentee ballot for such registered voter from the office of the Election Commissioner. The registered voter or his or her agent shall sign the request. A candidate for office at such election and any person serving on a campaign committee for such a candidate shall not act as an agent for any registered voter requesting a ballot unless such person is a member of the registered voter's family.


Absentee deadlines


The Election Office may accept applications 120 days before an election.

Registrants may vote an absentee ballot 35 days prior to a statewide election and 15 days before special elections.

Absentee Ballots will not be mailed after 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday before the election.

Agents have until 7:00 p.m. election day to pick up an absentee ballot.

All absentee ballots must be received by the Election Commissioner by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.