The governor elected in November will be responsible for appointing Dave Shively’s successor.
The League of Women Voters of Lincoln/Lancaster County Lunch and Learn series will resume with "The History of Reproductive Rights" Thursday, Sept. 1, from noon to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public via Zoom.
The postcard-size mail pieces are printed on yellow colored cardstock. Voters must complete and sign the application portion of the mailing and return it to receive a ballot by mail.
The incumbent filing deadline for offices not on the May primary ballot is 5 p.m. July 15. The deadline for nonincumbents is 5 p.m. Aug. 1.
Candidates who want to serve on the board of trustees for sanitary and improvement districts in Holland, Cheney and Walton have until 5 p.m. on July 25 to file.
Police endorse Republican nominee Mike Flood while Democratic nominee Patty Pansing Brooks points to impact of U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision on rights to privacy with special congressional election set for Tuesday.
Sens. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln and Mike Flood of Norfolk provide answers to a series of written questions from the Journal Star in advance of Tuesday's special election to fill Nebraska's vacant 1st District House seat.
The Lancaster County Election Commissioner's Office will be open through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Saturday from 9-11 a.m. and on Monday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shore and Ricketts have previously backed opposing candidates in races, most noteworthy being the 2016 presidential election pitting Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump.
The Nebraska Secretary of State's office has received at least five new complaints against a voter identification petition in the last week claiming that petition circulators are being misleading.
Voters in Nebraska's 1st Congressional District will name a successor to former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry in a June 28 special election that could be impacted by a looming U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion rights.
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy will be the featured speaker at a fund-raiser for 1st District GOP congressional candidate Mike Flood at the Country Club of Lincoln on June 3.
During the contentious Republican primary, many of Jim Pillen's ads emphasized national, hot-button issues. His message is markedly different in his most recent ad.
State Sen. Carol Blood faces a tall task in a state where Democrats haven't won a gubernatorial contest in almost three decades.
See vote totals on all statewide and contested races. Vote totals are unofficial final results.
In a crowded field of Republicans, Jim Pillen surged to the lead for the first time in results updated at 9:35 p.m., and at 10:25, the Associated Press called the race.
Get your answers to frequently asked questions about Election Day, which is Tuesday.
The Lincoln Journal Star reaches out to candidates in contested local primary races and asks them to participate in our annual Voter's Guide by providing biography information and answering questions relevant to the offices they seek.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Pillen has raised $8.5 million for his GOP primary campaign.
Check out photos from Sunday's visit by former President Donald Trump in support of Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster.
The League of Women Voters of Lincoln/Lancaster County Lunch and Learn series will focus on Voter Suppression Thursday, May 5, from noon to 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public via Zoom.
Gov. Pete Ricketts points to Sen. Brett Lindstrom's voting record in the Legislature, including votes to override Ricketts vetoes, as evidence that the Republican gubernatorial candidate is "a liberal."
Registered voters in Lancaster County can expect to receive new cards with information on their polling place and what districts or subdistricts of various political subdivisions cover where they live.
James Michael Bowers, Danielle Conrad and James Herrold are running to represent the district encompassing parts of north-central and northeast Lincoln when the Legislature reconvenes in January.
Former Sen. Ben Nelson endorsed Democratic congressional candidate Patty Pansing Brooks in her bid for the 1st District House seat, citing the value of having a bipartisan congressional delegation in Washington.
Republican candidate for governor Charles Herbster maintained his denial of any misconduct and said his campaign is preparing a lawsuit to counter sexual assault allegations from multiple women.
The gubernatorial campaign of State Sen. Brett Lindstrom released polling Monday that indicates an increasingly tight three-way contest for the Republican nomination.
With Herbster showing no signs of shirking from the governor's race and the Nebraska GOP saying it'll stay out of the primary, it appears voters will ultimately determine the gravity of the claims.
Republican candidate for Nebraska governor Charles Herbster is facing condemnation from powerful politicians of all stripes over allegations that he groped multiple women, including a state senator.