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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

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
The Husker Vote Coalition's board members have been busy preparing for another busy school year in 2022-23. From left to right are Madison Hurst, Maggie Nielsen, Kendall Bartling and Ivan Molina Jr.

A revamped Husker Vote Coalition has big plans to get out...

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
Lincoln residents wait in line to vote. In the foreground, a sign reads "vote here."

Nebraska Secretary of the State: Nebraska elections remain safe and secure...

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This is one in a series of Nebraska News Service stories about election and voting issues in the state and the efforts of people...
congressional map of Nebraska

Nebraska Legislature moves forward with redistricting plans

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New redistricting maps passed initial voting Sept. 24 after much debate. Redistricting began on Aug. 30 with a legislative special session Sept. 13. Senators...
A group of protestors march for Civil Rights in the 1960s.

The right to vote: Past, present and future

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Valuing the vote is an eight-part series dedicated to the history of voting rights in America including the civil rights and women's suffrage movements.   Mary...
Nebraska Voting

Nebraska voters a reflection of national picture

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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...
A Ponca tribe member stands on a road

Indigenous woman doubts she’ll vote in presidential race

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Felecia Welke isn’t sure she’ll vote in Tuesday’s presidential election because she isn’t sure her vote as a Black indigenous woman matters. “I have never...
There are two balconies. One has a Trump flag, and the one above it has a Biden flag.

UNL professor’s book seeks to explain, understand Trump voters

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The results of the 2016 Presidential Election blindsided many in the press and academia. Pollsters and pundits cast their lots for an easy, painless...
On Sept. 24, Lancaster County Election Commissioner Dave Shively updated news conference attendees about the upcoming general election and how citizens can vote. Image courtesy of LNKTV City.

Voting in the upcoming election? Your local library may be able...

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Lancaster County’s Election Commissioner’s office is teaming up with public libraries to ensure Nebraskans can vote even in the midst of a pandemic.  Election Commissioner...
Nebraskans Voting Early 2020

Secretary of State’s Office prepared to account for thousands of early...

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About one in five Nebraskans is registered to vote early in the upcoming election.  Data from the Secretary of State’s Office shows that about one-third...