Despite a late night, the Omaha mayoral candidates were far from blurry this morning, as they each offered a succinct argument for their campaigns.
If you want to know Democratic Mayor Jim Suttle and Republican City Councilwoman Jean Stothert's vision for this city, you've got to watch this video.
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• Who's the favorite now? Mayor Jim Suttle may be the incumbent, but it's hard to argue that he remains the front-runner after a weak showing in Tuesday's primary. Suttle was handily defeated by Republican Jean Stothert in the five-way race. Stothert promises a “spirited” race. Meanwhile, Suttle made it clear that the race was far from over and that, he believes, Democrats will be far more motivated to go to the polls in May. (Full story)
• Turnout low, but not that low: A dribble more Omaha voters trickled to the polls than expected for Tuesday's primary election. Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps had projected an 18 percent turnout. The preliminary, unofficial turnout number was 22.3 percent. Four years ago, 19.2 percent of registered voters went to the polls. “I was a little low,'' Phipps said Wednesday. “The voters did good work for us. I'm always happy to see that.” (Full story)