2014 general election

Douglas County Assessor - Register of Deeds

Endorsement: Morrissey best to lead merger

• April 21, 2014: Primary battle between Battiato, Morrissey may be only race

Diane Battiato     Party: Democrat

Roger Morrissey     Party: Democrat

Sarpy County Register of Deeds

• May 7, 2014: Incumbent touts political experience; challenger promotes his lack of it

Doug Cook     Party: Republican

Lloyd Dowding     (I) Party: Republican

Bellevue Mayor

• May 10, 2014: Three candidates for Bellevue mayor zero in on bringing in business to city

Rita Sanders     (I) Party: Republican

Dave Compton     Party: Republican

Chuck Fredrick     Party: Republican

Nebraska Legislature

**Candidate's political parties are not listed for nonpartisan offices. Incumbents for the office sought are denoted with an "I."

District 2

• April 23, 2014: A pair of challengers Sen. Bill Kintner has seen before

Ron Nolte     Home: Murray

Mel Luetchens     Home: Murdock

BIll Kintner (I)     Home: Papillion

District 4

• April 27, 2014: No strangers to political process in Legislative District 4 race

Steve Howard     Home: Omaha

Robert Bob Hilkemann     Home: Omaha

Nicholas Pestello     Home: Omaha

Matt Butler     Home: Omaha

Stacy Ryan     Home: Omaha

District 6

• April 28, 2014: An array of views, backgrounds in Legislative District 6 race

John Stalnaker     Home: Omaha

Justin Spooner     Home: Omaha

Joni Craighead     Home: Omaha

Paul Anderson     Home: Omaha

George Westphal     Home: Omaha

Patricia Hannan     Home: Omaha

District 18

• April 27, 2014: Four in race for Legislative District 18

J. Michael Tesar     Home: Omaha

Joe Vaughn     Home: Omaha

Brett Lindstrom     Home: Omaha

Chad Adams     Home: Omaha

District 20

• April 30: Lower taxes a key topic in southwest Omaha race

Laura Baumgartner     Home: Omaha

Matt Lathrop     Home: Omaha

John S. McCollister     Home: Omaha

District 26

• April 21, 2014: New faces vie to succeed State Sen. Amanda McGill in District 26

Larry Weixelman     Home: Lincoln

Matt Hansen     Home: Lincoln

Brent Smoyer     Home: Lincoln

Bob Van Valkenburg     Home: Lincoln

Justin Valencia     Home: Lincoln

District 28

• May 3, 2014: Taxes, minimum wage, abortion split 4 candidates

Bob Rauner     Home: Lincoln

Dallas Jones     Home: Lincoln

Patty Pansing Brooks     Home: Lincoln

Jeff Keidel     Home: Lincoln

District 42

• May 2, 2014: Water issues, local control top concerns in rural District 42

Roric Paulman     Home: Sutherland

Scott Dulin     Home: North Platte

Michael Groene     Home: Rural North Platte

District 44

• May 1, 2014: Three candidates in SW Nebraska race focus on water, property taxes

Dan Hughes     Home: Venango

Dennis Berry     Home: Cook

Steve Stroup     Home: Benkelman

Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)

Endorsement: OPPD’s owners need answers

Subdivision 1

• April 27, 2014: Six vying to succeed OPPD board member of 16 years

Collin Smith

Rich Hurley

Mark Desler

Charles Isom

Gary Anderson

Travis Freeman

Steve LeClair

Subdivision 2

• April 29, 2014: District 2: Two of the five candidates will advance from primary

Jeff Lux

LaVerne Thraen

Anne McGuire (I)

Matthew Cronin

Bill Sole

Subdivision 3

Tim Gay (I)

Krystle Craig

Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD)

Endorsement: Five offer best choices for MUD

• May 3, 2014: Man who has held seat for 35 years faces 3 newcomers

Two at-large seats

Chris Ansell

Tim Cavanaugh (I)

Gwen Howard

Mike McGowan

Kelly Koepsell

Don Kroupa

Outside member

Ron Wanek

Todd Heyne

Tom Dowd (I)

Jonathan Corey Neurath

Bill Sole

Westside School Board (District 66)

**Two at-large seats, so primary will decide election.

Endorsement: New leaders for Westside

• April 26, 2014: All four Westside school board candidates share deep ties to the district

Dana Blakely

Douglas Krenzer

Beth Morrissette

David Woodke (I)

Douglas County Board

District 2

• April 24, 2014: Douglas County Board candidates say they aren't ruled by party

Doug Cook (I)     Party: Democrat

Sam Clark     Party: Republican

James P. Cavanaugh     Party: Democrat

Sarpy County Board

District 2

• May 1, 2014: GOP chairman, ex-deputy take on incumbent in Sarpy Board race

• May 1, 2014: Levi Lippincott confident that he can overcome his record

• April 24, 2014: Douglas County Board candidates say they aren't ruled by party

Jim Thompson (I)     Party: Republican

Levi Lippincott     Party: Republican

Russell Zeeb     Party: Republican

Terry Dale     Party: Democrat

Nebraska Board of Education

District 8

• April 24, 2014: 3 Nebraska Board of Education candidates call for high standards

Bob Meyers (I)     Home: Omaha

Clarice Jackson     Home: Omaha

Patrick McPherson     Home: Omaha

University of Nebraska Board of Regents

District 5

Endorsement: Schafer, Glenn stand out in NU regent's race

• May 6, 2014: 2 candidates have similar goals, different backgrounds

Rob Schafer (I)     Home: Beatrice

Steve Glenn     Home: Pawnee City

Robert Prokop     Home: Wilber

Bond issues

Learning Community

District 5

• May 7, 2014: 2 candidates have similar goals, different backgrounds

D. Paul Hartnett     (I) Home: Bellevue

John Synowiecki     (I) Home: Omaha

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2014 primary ballot


Important dates

Last day for Early Voting - 11/3

Election Day - 11/4

Voting information

Douglas County

Early voting application (PDF)

More information: Douglas County Election Commission

Sarpy County

Early voting application (PDF)

More information: Sarpy County Election Commission

Nebraska

Voter registration form (PDF)

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