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

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule.

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 ...

Flood of money in Iowa's U.S. Senate race topped $41 million

The ad blitz doubled spending from four years ago and is likely to be repeated across the nation.

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 ...

Iowa Rep.-elect David Young gets seat on House Appropriations panel, succeeding Tom Latham

The panel handles the spending measures that come through Congress, including must-pass bills that keep the day-to-day operations of government chugging along.

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 ...

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 ...

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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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