Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
10:23 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Mayoral candidates debate solutions to gun, gang violence in Omaha

Omaha ended 2012 with 40 homicides, and solutions to gang and gun violence were on the minds of Omaha’s Mayoral candidates during a debate Thursday night.

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Politics & Elections
1:46 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Voter registration deadlines approaching for 2013 Omaha primary election

Friday is the deadline for Omaha voters to register to vote somewhere other than the Election Commission office for the 2013 primary.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Meet the Omaha Mayoral candidates: Dave Nabity

Dave Nabity, the longtime owner of a business and insurance firm, has often been vocal about city politics.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Meet the Omaha Mayoral candidates: Jean Stothert

City Councilwoman Jean Stothert, a candidate for Mayor of Omaha, says she’s ready to lead the city.

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Politics & Elections
2:07 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

UNO political scientist: Chavez death could change Venezuela's relationship with the U.S.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s death could be an opportunity for the U.S. to rehabilitate its relationship with that nation, according to a UNO political scientist.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Meet the Omaha Mayoral candidates: Dan Welch

Attorney Dan Welch, a former Omaha City Councilman, says the city faces three significant challenges.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Meet the Omaha Mayoral candidates: Jim Suttle

Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says the centerpiece of his re-election campaign is public safety.

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Politics & Elections
10:17 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Nebraska Secretary of State wants changes to election laws

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Secretary of State John Gale is recommending changes to a Nebraska law that deals with providing ballots to voters in nursing homes and hospitals on Election Day.

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Politics & Elections
8:49 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Nebraska election official says he'll consider reducing number of early voting days

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's secretary of state says he may consider supporting a reduction in the period for in-person early voting.

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Politics & Elections
1:59 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Group files complaint against Douglas County Election Commissioner

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An elections watchdog group has filed a complaint against the embattled Douglas County Election Commissioner's office, alleging some Omaha voters were required to provide voter identification numbers before issuing them provisional ballots on Election Day.

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