Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Omaha's new Mayor, City Council, School Board members take office Monday

Nine Omaha Public School board members will be sworn in Monday evening, along with two new Omaha City Council representatives and the city's first woman Mayor.

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Politics & Elections
10:27 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Former Senate candidate to run for Nebraska Governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former University of Nebraska Regent Chuck Hassebrook will announce this week that he's jumping into the 2014 race for governor.

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Politics & Elections
10:57 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Midland University leader considering U.S. Senate bid

Midland University president Ben Sasse.
Credit Midland University

Midland University president Ben Sasse is considering a run for U.S. Senate next year.

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Politics & Elections
9:31 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Gov. Heineman won't run for U.S. Senate in 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he will not run for U.S. Senate, making the race to replace Republican U.S. Senator Mike Johanns wide open.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Thu May 16, 2013

New OPS board's tasks: goal-setting, strategic plan

Six of the nine seats on the OPS board will be held by newcomers.

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Politics & Elections
3:17 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

UNO political scientist: combination of factors led to Stothert win

Voter turnout for Tuesday’s general election was 30 percent.

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Politics & Elections
11:22 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

OPS board: three incumbents, six new members elected

Credit OPS

The Omaha Public Schools board has six new members.

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Politics & Elections
11:17 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Five incumbents re-elected to Omaha City Council

All five incumbents running for re-election to the Omaha City Council won their respective races Tuesday night.

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Politics & Elections
9:58 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

City Councilwoman Jean Stothert wins Omaha Mayoral election

District 5 City Councilwoman Jean Stothert will be Omaha's first woman Mayor.

Omahans on Tuesday chose City Councilwoman Jean Stothert as the city’s new Mayor.

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Politics & Elections
6:00 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Election Day in Omaha

Polls are open from 8am to 8pm today in Omaha and parts of Bellevue for the 2013 general election.

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