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The World-Herald's 2021 Omaha city election guide

The World-Herald's 2021 Omaha city election guide

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Mayor Jean Stothert and RJ Neary will move on from the city primary as the top two vote-getters.

General stories 

What to know about Tuesday's primary 

Free bicycles rides offered on election day 

Rush of early ballot requests could help city set record

Stories on the mayoral race

 Mayoral candidates make closing arguments

 Democratic mayoral candidates speak at forum 

Stothert talks of love for husband, returns to City Hall

Omaha faces historic mayor's race 

Candidate cuts ties with internet personality 

Nonpartisan fails to qualify for ballot

Stothert temporarily pauses campaign activities after husband's death 

Police union backs Stothert

Cavanaugh, previous mayors endorse Neary

Conor Oberst backs Jasmine Harris

Teacher Mark Gudgel files to run for mayor

Jim Cavanaugh not running 

Mayoral candidate Kimara Snipes gets endorsements from key Dems

Jasmine Harris enters Omaha mayor's race 

Stothert has $660,000 on hand for mayor's race 

Mayor Stothert files for third term 

Omaha mayoral candidate RJ Neary raises $300K

RJ Neary steps into Omaha mayor's race

Stothert kicks off re-election bid

Stories on the City Council 

District 1: Pete Festersen faces challengers from left and right

District 2: Ben Gray faces 5 challengers

 District 3: Four candidates vie to represent downtown, midtown Omaha

District 4: Three candidates challenging Vinny Palermo

District 5: Colleen Brennan faces 6 challengers

District 6: Council race offers two takes on experience

District 7: Race between Melton and Kohen has partisan implications

Colleen Brennan is sworn in to District 5 seat

Legality of Pahls voting on replacement is questioned

At least 8 candidates could run for City Council seat in District 5

Some call for council pick to quit

District 5 council replacement blogs about race, COVID

7 candidates plan to challenge Ben Gray in District 2 race 

Council member Brinker Harding announces re-election bid in District 6

Pete Festersen says he will run for re-election to City Council in District 1


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