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Legislative candidates James Michael Bowers and Danielle Conrad smile for portraits on separate days on Centennial Mall outside the Nebraska State Capitol.

Key differences in Bowers, Conrad for Nebraska Legislature District 46

Ahead of the general election on Nov. 8, two candidates vying for the District 46 legislative seat are making last pitches to voters who...
Secretary of State Bob Evnen's hand is shown reading prepared notes at a public hearing in the Nebraska State Capitol.

Potential voter ID legislation stirs debate in pre-election hearing

Nebraska does not require people to present a photo ID at a poll booth on Election Day. Ballot Initiative 432, a bill that caused...
Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen speaks in a hearing room in the Nebraska State Capitol, opening the hearing to the public.

Residents torn over minimum wage ballot initiative

A ballot initiative to incrementally raise the Nebraska minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2026 stirred debate in the 1st Congressional District's focused...
Looking at the Nebraska Capitol building from Centennial Mall.

Voter Fraud: How the myth persists in the face of facts

Around 158.4 million Americans voted in the 2020 presidential election, according to the Pew Research Center. This number though is at the center of...
Jennifer Yi-We Hernandez stands in front of a brick wall, painted with the words 'Bring Hope'.

Douglas County woman strengthens democracy through ballot pickup service

This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
Aerial photo of downtown Seward, Nebraska

County clerk addresses election misconceptions

This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
Graphic that says Nebraska governors race

Opinion: Who should be Nebraska’s next governor?

Candidates will face off for Nebraska’s governorship in November 2022. It appears that most of the major candidates, or would-be candidates, have announced their...
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Nebraska voters a reflection of national picture

By Audrey Brooker, Brent Bartels and Will Stone For the first time since the 2008 Presidential Election, the state of Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District has...
At Tuesday's Trump rally, two coat-clad figures stand at the foreground with their backs to the camera. One has a Make America Great Again beanie. In front of them, and in the background of the photo, there is a crowd of people.

Trump loses presidency despite steadfast support from western Nebraska

Former Vice President Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election with a little help from Douglas and Sarpy counties’ voters. Both counties, which make up...

Nebraskans turn to Twitter with live election reactions

With polls nearing closing time in Nebraska, residents from across the state took to their Twitter accounts to share what Election Day looked like...