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 14, 2023
  • April 25, 2023
  • August 1, 2023
  • November 7, 2023

Submission Deadlines:

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

  • February Election: December 16, 2022
  • April Election: February 24, 2023
  • Primary Election: May 12, 2023
  • General Election: August 1, 2023

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:

For more information please read our Jurisdiction Resolution Packet..

  1. Jurisdiction Resources
  2. Resolution and Local Voters' Pamphlet Deadlines