primary election

Omaha World Herald

Voters in Omaha will head to the polls Today for city primary elections that will whittle down the field of those in the mayoral race. Five candidates are vying for the post of mayor, while 29 candidates are seeking City Council seats. The top two candidates in each primary race advance to the May 11 general election. Among those seeking the top spot of mayor is incumbent Jean Stothert, a Republican seeking her third term in office who leads the field in fundraising, with more than $380,000 cash on hand.

Early In-Person Voting Deadline Soon For Omaha Primary

Mar 30, 2021
Civic Nebraska

Omaha's early in-person voting deadline is approaching.  Registered voters have until Monday, April 5th at 5:00 p.m. to cast an in-person ballot in advance of Omaha's primary election.   The Douglas County Election Commission office is offering extended office hours on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. for early voting.   Omaha's primary election is next Tuesday, April 6th. 

Police Union Publicly Aligns With Stothert

Mar 3, 2021

Omaha's police union is throwing its support behind the mayor.  The Omaha Police Officer's Association endorsed Jean Stothert for mayor yesterday.  Stothert is seeking her third term as mayor, and union president Sergeant Tony Conner noted that they are rewarding loyalty for a mayor who has stood with the police.  Omaha's primary election is next month. 

Recount Confirms Boyle's Election Win

Jun 11, 2020

A recount confirms Mike Boyle is the winner of the Douglas County Board primary election. The recount happened this morning because competitors Roger Garcia and six-term incumbent Boyle were voted within one-percent of the top vote. Election Commissioner Brian Kruse told the Omaha World Herald that no votes were changed from the May 12th democratic primary.

State officials say a record number of people are requesting a mail-in ballot for the upcoming primary election. Nebraska Secretary of State Robert Evnen says his office has received 271-thousand requests for mail in ballots, with another 40-to-50-thousand yet to be processed. Secretary Evnen says if everyone who requested a ballot votes, it would break the record for a Nebraska primary set in 2016. He says the state is also taking steps to protect poll workers and voters who decide to cast their ballot in person.

New Locations For Omaha Polling Places To Be Announced

Apr 16, 2020

Omaha polling places are changing locations for the May 12th primary election. Douglas County Election Commissioner Brian Kruse [[cruise]] said nearly 60-thousand postcards will be mailed to voters in the county informing them about voting location changes. Kruse said additional postcards will be mailed over the next few weeks as the remaining changes are finalized.