All the incumbents are Republicans, and if they all run, they will be strongly favored to retain the GOP's stronghold on every constitutional post at the State Capitol.
"I don’t think the spending record that was set in my race will stand for very long," said Sen. Eliot Bostar, last year's top spender, who poured an eye-popping $492,352 into his successful bid.
If new ideas are not allowed, then political homelessness will continue to rise and the country will be left in the hands of the most radicalized partisans.
The Nebraska Legislature must once again be "a nonpartisan body where one’s political party affiliation is not a consideration in how one campaigns or how one votes," one Public Pulse writer says.
The updated election results included about 9,000 previously unreported ballots. Most of them were by-mail ballots turned in Tuesday, and a few hundred were provisional ballots.
Polling places are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday for Omaha's mayor's race and seven City Council district contests. Here's a quick rundown of what you need to know.
More than 107,000 voters —a record number for an Omaha city election — cast ballots 32 years ago today to elect P.J. Morgan as the city's 46th mayor.
Whatever your choices, let's have a strong voter turnout for this general election.
Such an approach would mean candidates would need to look to all voters rather than just their party base.
Danny Begley, a Democrat, finished first in the April primary in Omaha City Council District 3 with 4,230 votes. Cammy Watkins, a nonpartisan, netted 4,124 votes.
Get caught up on The World-Herald's recent political stories in preparation for Omaha's city general election on May 11.
Here are some questions and answers to help Omahans voting in the general election.
Voters in Tuesday's primary chose two candidates in each district for the May 11 general election. In North Omaha's District 2, the race to challenge Ben Gray remained tight.
Mayor Jean Stothert, seeking a third term, advances to the May 11 general election for Omaha mayor. Commercial real estate broker RJ Neary will face her if his second-place finish holds up.
Polling places are open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday. People who still have a mail-in ballot should to take it to a drop-box location or to the Douglas County Election Commission before 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The challengers are Sarah Johnson, a progressive former bike shop owner; Tyeisha Kosmicki, a conservative whose opposition to the mask mandate sparked her run; and perennial candidate Paul Anderson.
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.
Oberst was the headliner of a slate of endorsements announced Wednesday by Harris.
Omaha voters who are not on the county’s permanent vote-by-mail request list will need to request an early ballot if they want to get one for the April 6 primary and May 11 general election.
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 2020 General Election will not be like past general elections, Gov. Phil Murphy said. Here is what you need to know about the upcoming election.