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Primary 2022 Results - Unofficial

       Note:  For one-third of the state, there's another election in just 7 weeks after the Primary!  The Congressional District 1 election will determine who replaces Jeff Fortenberry through the end of the year.  June 28, 2022 is the date of the election.

- RESULTS, mostly as of May 13, 2022 - some provisional ballots are waiting to be counted -

For STATE-LEVEL Races which includes:

Federal Offices:  Congress; State Offices:  Governor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Auditor of Public Accounts; Legislature; Public Service Commission; State Board of Education; Board of Regents; Community College; Learning Community; Natural Resources District; …


Website is "Alive"

Available for candidates

“Available” means the candidates can now enter their responses to our challenging questions.  There are 901 candidates for the various races included here!  About 30% of the candidates are running  unopposed.  However, several of the school board races that typically have 3 positions have MANY opponents.  Bennington School District has 12 candidates; Bellevue 8; Papillion La Vista 8; Elkhorn 10; Blair 9, Gretna 10; etc. etc.

 

Our main focus is on 7 counties with an 8th one in process - Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Lancaster, Washington, Seward, Dodge, and Buffalo counties.  For those counties we have included candidates for every race …


Maybe pictures of the future

including opportunities to serve

It was our intent to leave up all the 2020 and 2021 responses so voters and candidates could have an idea of what would likely be included in the information provided for the 2022 elections.

HOWEVER, a yet unexplained computer glitch removed responses received during the General 2020 election, but left the ones gathered during the 2020 Primary. If you type in your name and birthdate to get your personalized list of races, you may discover races missing.  In many cases we did have answers submitted by the candidates so we apologize to them especially because asking for those races …


Election Results - 2021 Omaha

Omaha

Omaha, May 11, 2021

Omaha Mayor: 

     Jean Stothert

Omaha City Council - 

     District 1:  Pete Festersen

     District 2:  Juanita Johnson

     District 3:  Danny Begley

     District 4:  Vinny Palermo

     District 5:  Dan Rowe

     District 6:  Brinker Harding

     District 7:  Aimee Melton

Douglas County West Schools

     - bond passed



Write to a candidate - Cities General 2021

Ask or Thank

If the candidates on your ballot have not answered the questionnaire for Voter Information Project (www.voterinformation.org), please use the Facebook page and/or Website lists to ask them to.  If they hear from many voters, they will more likely see the importance of answering.

If the candidates on your ballot have answered - a thank you on their Facebook page would be great encouragement.

By Race:

Lincoln Airport Authority

 

Nicki Behmer

https://www.facebook.com/votenickibehmer/

http://votenickibehmer.com/

Jason Krueger

https://www.facebook.com/Jason-B-Krueger-for-Airport-Authority-105247854985562/

 

John Olsson

https://www.facebook.com/OlssonForLincolnAirport

http://johnolsson.com/

Tracy Refior

https://www.facebook.com/Refior-for-Lincoln-Airport-Authority-112605110875323/

 

Lincoln City Council - At Large

 

Tom Beckius

https://www.facebook.com/TomforLNK

https://tomforlincoln.com/

Eric Burling

https://www.facebook.com/burlingforlincoln/

 

Roy Christensen

https://www.facebook.com/RoyforLincoln

http://RoyForLincoln.com/

Mary …


Encouraging Candidate Responses - Cities Primary 2021

Finding Facebook Pages

If the candidates on your ballot have not answered the questionnaire for Voter Information Project (www.voterinformation.org), please use the Facebook page and/or Website lists to ask them to.  If they hear from many voters, they will more likely see the importance of answering.

If the candidates on your ballot have answered - a thank you on their Facebook page would be great encouragement.

By Race:

Lincoln Airport Authority

 

Nicki Behmer

https://www.facebook.com/votenickibehmer/

http://votenickibehmer.com/

Jason Krueger

https://www.facebook.com/Jason-B-Krueger-for-Airport-Authority-105247854985562/

 

John Olsson

https://www.facebook.com/OlssonForLincolnAirport

http://johnolsson.com/

Tracy Refior

https://www.facebook.com/Refior-for-Lincoln-Airport-Authority-112605110875323/

 

Lincoln City Council - At Large

 

Tom Beckius

https://www.facebook.com/TomforLNK

https://tomforlincoln.com/

Eric Burling

https://www.facebook.com/burlingforlincoln/

 

Roy Christensen

https://www.facebook.com/RoyforLincoln

http://RoyForLincoln.com/

Mary …


Official 2020 Election Results


Official Results:
 
Note:  Counties often share school districts, so the separate results from the various target counties have been added together.
 
 

Arlington Schools

           

Candidate

Washington

Douglas

Dodge

Total

   

Matt O’Daniel

970

44

51

1065

x

 

Chase Kratochvil

879

27

41

947

x

 

Shanon Willmott

844

23

36

903

x

 

J.J. Mastny

639

15

36

690

   

Erich Meyer

538

16

33

587

   

Write-In Totals

16 …


4 Key Reasons We Updated our Questions

You’ve probably seen our new homepage, but that’s not all we’ve updated for 2020! You’ll see subtle, but important changes to the questions we ask our candidates.

As always, our questions remain voter-generated, nonpartisan, and seek to identify the “why” behind candidates’ views. At the same time, there’s always room to grow and improve, so we enlisted a team to do a deep dive, obtaining insights from former office holders, past candidates, and the volunteers who call them.

This group identified these key factors guiding our updates: 

  1. To balance the desire of some candidates to provide shorter responses while …


Same Mission, Better View!

Every election has its unique excitement and suspense, and 2020 is no exception. We’ll let you, our reader, draw your own conclusions about what makes this election distinct. For our part, we’re excited to share an important new development within Voter Information Project (VIP) itself!

If you haven’t visited VIP recently, check out our new homepage. We’re excited to introduce it just in time for Nebraska’s 2020 Primary Election! This is our first major redesign since the current site was created in 2012. The rest of the site is slated for updates as soon as we can secure the …