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.

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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 ...

Calls for McPherson to resign ed board seat over bigoted blog posts continue to mount

A growing number of Nebraska elected officials — both Republicans and Democrats — are discovering at least one area of bipartisan agreement: Pat McPherson should probably just quit.

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 ...

Nebraska can, and does, do better than tax study that Ricketts cited in State of the State speech

The study that Gov. Pete Ricketts cited in his address — put out by the Wallet Hub website — appears to stand alone in putting Nebraska near the very top of the 50 states in taxes. The Tax Foundation,

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 ...

Branstad-backed effort will promote renewable fuels

Gov. Terry Branstad has announced a coalition aimed at convincing presidential candidates visiting Iowa to support the use of renewable fuels like ethanol.

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 ...

State of the Union response is a chance for rising stars to flameout

The response to the president's annual State of the Union address allows members of the opposition political party a moment in the national spotlight. But that spotlight can generate more heat than in

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 ...

Sen. Joni Ernst's State of the Union rebuttal was 'Republican boilerplate' but effective, expert says

Sen. Joni Ernst’s introduction to the national stage Tuesday night went pretty well based on the opening night reviews.

Thu, 22 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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