2014 Election Guide

General election is Tuesday, Nov. 4

The World-Herald's 2014 Election Guide has you covered for the political season, with candidate biographies, campaign ads, in-depth profiles and more. Mark your calendars with important dates and voting information and check back for the latest stories and information from The World-Herald.

Recent World-Herald politics coverage

Springfield names first city administrator in almost a decade

Last week, the Springfield City Council appointed Kathleen Gottsch as city administrator. She is currently the city’s clerk and treasurer, positions she will maintain with her new job.

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 ...

Questions arise after Gov. Ricketts uses his own money to add adviser to his office

Some worry about the ethics of mixing private funds and public policy.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 ...

Iowa lawmakers hope to introduce fuel tax bill next week

A bill to increase Iowa's fuel tax to pay for road improvements could be introduced as early as next week, lawmakers said Wednesday.

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 ...

Puppy mill foes fight reappointment of Nebraska agriculture director

The opponents told state lawmakers that Ibach has allowed “cruel neglect” of animals at dog breeding operations to continue, and even worsen, under his watch.

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 ...

Despite veto threat, lawmakers make bipartisan push for Keystone XL

“I think it’s important that we put things on the president’s desk that demonstrate that the Congress can get actual work done and work in a bipartisan manner,” said Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb.

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 ...

Brad Ashford strikes some Democrats 
as 'wolf in sheep's clothing'

When it comes to legislation, Rep. Brad Ashford, D-Neb., has been voting largely along a party line. But it’s not his party.

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 ...

Would-be 2016 GOP candidates woo Iowa's social conservatives

After years of campaigning in Iowa for others, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is venturing into new territory as a potential White House candidate appealing to social conservatives who hold sway in th

Sat, 24 Jan 2015 ...

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Important dates

First day for early votingOct. 6
Voter registration deadlineOct. 24
Last day for early votingNov. 3
Election DayNov. 4

Voting information

Douglas County

Sample ballot (PDF)

Early voting application (PDF)

More information: Douglas County Election Commission

Sarpy County

Early voting application (PDF)

More information: Sarpy County Election Commission


Voter registration form (PDF)

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