Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
5:06 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Redistricting of South Sarpy County Gives Republican Voters an Edge

The Nebraska Legislature redistricted the 2nd Congressional District after the 2010 Census numbers were released last year.

Paul Landow, Professor of Political Science at UNO, says the Legislature flip flopped Sarpy County voters. 

He says formerly the Eastern part of South Sarpy County, which had more Democrats, was part of the 2nd Congressional District.  The Western part of that county held more Republicans and was part of the 1st Congressional District. 

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Iowa's Third Congressional District candidates to debate Thursday in Council Bluffs

Incumbent Third District Congressman Leonard Boswell and his Republican challenger, Fourth District Congressman Tom Latham, debate at 7pm Thursday at Iowa Western Community College. The debate is sponsored by Iowa Public Television.

Politics & Elections
3:31 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Vice President Biden campaigns in Council Bluffs

Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Council Bluffs Thursday afternoon.
Katie Schubert KIOS-FM

With only one month to go until the Presidential election, Vice President Joe Biden is back in Iowa rallying voters.

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Politics & Elections
8:14 am
Wed October 3, 2012

State Sen. Brad Ashford enters race for Omaha Mayor

State Sen. Brad Ashford is the fourth candidate to enter the race for Omaha Mayor.
Nebraska Legislature

The race for Omaha Mayor now has five candidates.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Early voting begins in Nebraska

Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps says so far his office has received about 32,000 early ballot requests. 

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Politics & Elections
2:23 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Jobs, health care, economic growth among topics at Senate debate

The candidates for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat have very different ideas on how to grow the economy and create jobs.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Fri September 28, 2012

League of Women Voters brings election information to new website

The League of Women Voters has a new online resource available leading up to the November election.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Senate candidates to debate Friday in Omaha

The candidates for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat are scheduled to participate Friday in their second debate.

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Politics & Elections
12:37 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Kerrey: lack of action on new budget could lead to significant defense cuts

The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate says America’s armed forces could face significant cuts if Congress doesn’t act on the budget after the November election.

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Politics & Elections
1:11 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

GOP Senate candidate picks up business group's endorsement

GOP U.S. Senate candidate Deb Fischer.

The Republican candidate for Nebraska’s U.S. Senate seat, Deb Fischer, is being endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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