Politics & Elections

2012 Election
2:08 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Voter turnout 67 percent in Nebraska, 72 percent in Iowa

Voter turnout in the Omaha metro area Tuesday was lower than anticipated, but polling places were busy.

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2012 Election
2:08 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Papillion, La Vista voters approve school bond; Bellevue voters reject economic development measures

The Papillion-La Vista School District will move forward with plans for a new elementary and a new Junior High school.

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2012 Election
1:21 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Nebraska voters split on constitutional amendments

LINCOLN--Nebraskans voted to ensure their right to hunt and fish, but denied state senators an extra term and more pay.

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2012 Election
11:06 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Deb Fischer elected to U.S. Senate

Republican State Senator Deb Fischer will be Nebraska’s new U.S. Senator.

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2012 Election
10:08 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney wins all five of Nebraska's electoral votes

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney has made sure Nebraska will remain entirely red on this year's political maps by winning the entire state.

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2012 Election
8:20 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney wins Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For the 12th consecutive election, a Republican presidential candidate is victorious in Nebraska.

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2012 Election
8:11 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Polls open in Iowa and Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Polls are opening across Nebraska so voters can answer the final and most important poll on who they want to be president and who they want to represent them in Washington and Lincoln.

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2012 Election
1:00 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

OPS board seats on Tuesday's ballot

Six Omaha Public Schools board seats are on Tuesday’s general election ballot.

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2012 Election
1:00 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Early voting ends Monday

Monday is the last day of early voting for the 2012 general election.

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2012 Election
1:00 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Presidential candidates plan weekend stops in Iowa

President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney return to Iowa Saturday for rallies.

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