Mayor Jean Stothert and RJ Neary will move on from the city primary as the top two vote-getters.
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The Omaha City Council wants Douglas County to reconsider its decision and send all Omaha voters a ballot request card for this spring's city elections.
Douglas County election officials say they do not plan to send cards this spring to all registered voters to help people request early ballots for the Omaha city elections.
The nonpartisan April 6 primary will narrow the field of candidates for mayor and for seven Omaha City Council seats. The top two vote-getters in each race will advance to the May 11 general election.
ACLU Nebraska is mailing the cards to all registered voters to help them request ballots by mail for the April 6 city primary elections in Omaha and Lincoln.
Sarpy County Republicans have joined in the effort to censure U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse for criticizing former President Donald Trump.
Sasse said the "anger" in the Nebraska Republican Party has never been about him "violating principle or abandoning conservative policy," but about him "not bending the knee to" Trump.
In her eighth State of the City address, Stothert lamented the toll the pandemic has taken: the lives lost, the routines disrupted. But there's reason for optimism, she said.
Early ballots will begin going out Monday. All registered voters who live within the Omaha city limits are eligible to vote in the city election.
As the 2021 city election approaches, The World-Herald asked more than two dozen civic leaders to look into Omaha’s future and weigh in on the city’s most pressing priorities.
With the 2021 city election approaching, The World-Herald sought to set the stage for the issues facing the City of Omaha into the future. What priorities do you see for Omaha's future?
Omahans can expect significant upgrades to the city’s transportation system in the coming years.
Since the post World War II baby boom, Omaha has defined its growth by physically expanding into the suburbs. But after decades of moving according to pattern, Omaha’s growth trends are taking a turn.
Omaha in the future may place higher priority on public spaces where people can gather and connect again socially. In the work world, one big question is how much the rise in working from home holds.
One projection from Nebraska researchers suggests the state’s average temperature could rise between 2 and 5 degrees by 2050.
Over roughly the past decade, Nebraska saw a net loss of 16,000 college graduates 25 years or older, even as the state made modest population gains overall.
Priorities for Omaha's future include economic opportunity for the city's urban core; embracing diversity; and much improved transportation options.
Omahans deserve positive campaigning this election season, a Pulse writer says. Candidates so far are sending the right message.
Check out the results of the 2021 Omaha city primary.
The bond projects would include a middle school addition, a 500-seat auditorium and classroom renovations and would not require a tax hike, the district says.
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