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

Midlands’ rookies get crash course in Congress before the real work begins

New Sens. Ben Sasse and Joni Ernst and Reps. Brad Ashford and David Young have been immersed in a jampacked week of orientation. They have been learning the ropes on Capitol Hill, making new friends a

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 ...

Rep. Steve King to host political summit in Iowa

Congressman Steve King will host several potential 2016 presidential candidates at a political summit in January.

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 ...

Wedding bells sound for Rep. Adrian Smith, who found love in D.C.

The Nebraska Republican congressman, 43, told The World-Herald that he and Andrea McDaniel, 37, will be married later this month. She’s a native of Tennessee, which is where the wedding will be held.

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 ...

OPPD board race close enough for automatic recount

The latest results have incumbent Anne McGuire leading challenger Jeff Lux by 21 votes. The two are vying for the Subdistrict 2 seat in South Omaha.

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 ...

Ricketts plans national searches for new Corrections, State HHS leaders

“Those are a couple agencies in need of cultural change,” he told about 250 people at a Lincoln Chamber of Commerce event. But he stayed closer to home when naming the first member of his new Cabinet.

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 ...

'10 Minutes With the Mayor': Stothert says bid for Congress not in her plans

State Sen. Brad Ashford, a Democrat, has yet to be sworn in as Omaha’s newest congressman. But Stothert, a Republican, said she has already been approached “a lot” about running against him in 2016.

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 ...

Newly annexed residents got no say on City Charter changes

State law says that subdivisions requesting a boundary change — in this case, Omaha with its annexation — must provide notice to the election office five months before the election. Douglas County Ele

Tue, 11 Nov 2014 ...

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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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