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

Majority of Nebraskans polled would put out welcome mat for immigrants

But a majority polled wants reform to be hammered out by both parties and not imposed by executive order

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 ...

Mike Johanns leaves 32-year political career with reputation as gentleman intact

In January, Johanns will leave the U.S. Senate, having accomplished what is almost inconceivable in an era of muddy politics. Johanns can say — and does say — with pride that he never ran a negative a

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 ...

Omaha reaches labor contract deal with civilian management union

The City of Omaha has reached a labor contract agreement with the city’s civilian management union, Mayor Jean Stothert said Saturday.

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 ...

Gov.-elect Ricketts replacing state tax commissioner and roads chief

State Tax Commissioner Kim Conroy will not be retained by Ricketts when he takes office in three weeks, and State Roads Director Randy Peters will assume the role of acting director. Peters will head

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 ...

Nebraska's chief medical officer to serve as interim HHS CEO

Dr. Joseph Acierno will serve as acting chief executive officer of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services while a nationwide search is conducted for a new CEO, Gov.-elect Pete Ricketts a

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 ...

Bill on commemorative coins to mark Boys Town's 100th anniversary appears dead — at least for now

The proposal easily passed the House by voice vote in September, but it stalled in the Senate, making it likely the measure will die this year and will need to be reintroduced in 2015.

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 ...

Sanders, in Iowa, vows to resist Social Security cuts

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is in Iowa weighing a 2016 presidential campaign, telling a mostly Democratic audience he will resist cuts to Social Security in the new Republican-controlled Senate.

Tue, 16 Dec 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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