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

2 Douglas County Republicans blast use of Nikko Jenkins in anti-Ashford ad

Republican TV ads featuring Nikko Jenkins continued to roil the Omaha-area race for Congress Sunday, with two local Republicans denouncing the ads in a press conference called by Brad Ashford’s campai

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Your Election Day primer

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Nebraska Legislative District 42 candidates on same path, diverge on issues

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Retired school nurse offers Rx for OPS in Subdistrict 8 race

After a May 2013 election that resulted in an almost entirely new Omaha school board, Omaha Public Schools elections this fall are taking a decidedly quieter tone.

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Policy at forefront of Nebraska Legislative District 46 race between young Democrats

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Seeking solutions on taxes, prisons in Nebraska Legislative District 20 race

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Small-business interests are focus of familiar foes in Nebraska Legislative District 3 race

For the past year the two Bellevue residents have been campaigning against each other for the District 3 legislative seat, which includes the western part of Bellevue and some unincorporated areas eas

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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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