Election Commissioner


8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday (except for County Holidays and employee absences)


The Election Commissioner is located on the third floor, east end of hallway of the Platte County Courthouse building on 26th Avenue, 14th Street in Columbus NE








2610 14th Street
Columbus, NE 68601


2018 General Election Sample Ballot

2018 Primary Election Sample Ballot

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Connie J. Sebourn

Election Commissioner


The Election Commissioner is responsible for maintaining all voter registration records and conduction all primary, general and special elections.  This office works in conjunction with the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office to ensure compliance with all state and federal election guidelines.

Mission Statement: 

To conduct elections fairly, impartially and legally…..and to maintain the Voter Registration and Election Records for Present and Future Use. 

Filing Information for 2018

To File or obtain information on filing for office

Contact the Platte County Election Commissioner.

  • Filing Forms available in this office.
  • Filing Fees to be paid in this office, with some exceptions.
  • NADC Statements of Financial Interest Forms available in this office.

County & local filings
State and Federal Filings - “Candidates for the _____” (desired election)


Election Notices

Notice of Special Election - October 15, 2019 | Early Ballot Request Form
Voter Registration | Application for Early Voter's Ballots | Sample Ballot


SID Elections

SID # 5  & SID # 9 election voters in those areas  have been mailed out their ballots and the Election day for both of those SID’s is September 10, 2019. Ballots need to be returned to the election office by 5:00 p.m. that day. Canvass board will convene on September 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for those elections.