2012 Primary Election Results

Statewide Election Results

For Governor and Lt. Governor

Reporting: 100%
Pete Ricketts and Mike Foley 308,751
57%
Chuck Hassebrook and Jane Raybould 211,905
39%
Mark G. Elworth Jr. and Scott Zimmerman 19,001
4%

For United States Senator

Reporting: 100%
Ben Sasse 347,636
64%
Dave Domina 170,127
32%
Jim Jenkins 15,868
3%
Todd F. Watson 6,260
1%

Increase Minimum Wage

Reporting: 100%
Yes 311,401
59%
No 212,215
41%

For Representative in Congress District 1

Reporting: 100%
Jeff Fortenberry 123,219
69%
Dennis P. Crawford 55,838
31%

For Representative in Congress District 2

Reporting: 100%
Brad Ashford 83,872
49%
Lee Terry 78,157
46%
Steven Laird 9,021
5%

For Representative in Congress District 3

Reporting: 100%
Adrian Smith 139,440
75%
Mark Sullivan 45,524
25%

For Attorney General

Reporting: 100%
Doug Peterson 339,846
66%
Janet Stewart 174,614
34%

For Auditor of Public Accounts

Reporting: 100%
Charlie Janssen 294,688
59%
Amanda McGill 204,221
41%

For Secretary of State

Reporting: 100%
John A. Gale 368,135
75%
Ben Backus 121,470
25%

For State Treasurer

Reporting: 100%
Don Stenberg 357,474
68%
Michael J. O'Hara 139,101
27%
Michael Knebel 28,009
5%

For Public Service Commissioner District 2

Reporting: 100%
Crystal Rhoades 46,405
57%
John Sieler 35,519
43%

For Member of the NU Board of Regents District 1

Reporting: 100%
Tim Clare 51,394
100%

For Member of the NU Board of Regents District 2

Reporting: 100%
Howard Hawks 48,651
100%

For Member of the NU Board of Regents District 5

Reporting: 100%
Rob Schafer 32,126
53%
Steve Glenn 28,205
47%

For Member of the Legislature District 2

Reporting: 100%
Bill Kintner 7,244
62%
Ron Nolte 4,487
38%

For Member of the Legislature District 3

Reporting: 100%
Tommy L. Garrett 4,845
54%
Carol Blood 4,179
46%

For Member of the Legislature District 4

Reporting: 100%
Robert Bob Hilkemann 6,698
57%
Stacy Ryan 4,983
43%

For Member of the Legislature District 6

Reporting: 100%
Joni Craighead 5,726
51%
John Stalnaker 5,401
49%

For Member of the Legislature District 8

Reporting: 100%
Burke J. Harr 4,834
55%
Gwenn Aspen 3,916
45%

For Member of the Legislature District 10

Reporting: 100%
Bob Krist 7,988
100%

For Member of the Legislature District 12

Reporting: 100%
Merv Riepe 5,622
64%
Greg Hosch 3,167
36%

For Member of the Legislature District 14

Reporting: 100%
Jim Smith 8,475
100%

For Member of the Legislature District 16

Reporting: 100%
Lydia Brasch 7,786
67%
Scott Japp 3,868
33%

For Member of the Legislature District 18

Reporting: 100%
Brett Lindstrom 4,907
55%
J. Michael Tesar 4,031
45%

For Member of the Legislature District 20

Reporting: 100%
John S. McCollister 6,409
52%
Matt Lathrop 5,898
48%

For Member of the Legislature District 22

Reporting: 100%
Paul Schumacher 7,743
78%
Douglas J. Liewer 2,159
22%

For Member of the Legislature District 24

Reporting: 100%
Mark A. Kolterman 7,971
80%
Kirk Tesar 1,937
20%

For Member of the Legislature District 26

Reporting: 100%
Matt Hansen 5,376
55%
Brent Smoyer 4,442
45%

For Member of the Legislature District 28

Reporting: 100%
Patty Pansing Brooks 7,481
61%
Dallas Jones 4,706
39%

For Member of the Legislature District 30

Reporting: 100%
Roy Baker 6,565
56%
Bob Tiemann 5,147
44%

For Member of the Legislature District 32

Reporting: 100%
Laura Ebke 6,102
51%
Phil Hardenburger 5,941
49%

For Member of the Legislature District 34

Reporting: 100%
Curt Friesen 8,853
100%

For Member of the Legislature District 36

Reporting: 100%
Matt Williams 7,599
78%
Luis Sotelo 2,148
22%

For Member of the Legislature District 38

Reporting: 100%
John L. Kuehn 9,933
100%

For Member of the Legislature District 40

Reporting: 100%
Tyson Rope Larson 8,511
67%
Keith F. Kube 4,179
33%

For Member of the Legislature District 42

Reporting: 100%
Michael Groene 5,322
52%
Roric R. Paulman 5,008
48%

For Member of the Legislature District 44

Reporting: 100%
Dan Hughes 6,924
57%
Steve Stroup 5,189
43%

For Member of the Legislature District 46

Reporting: 100%
Adam Morfeld 3,073
68%
James Michael Bowers 1,427
32%

For Member of the Legislature District 48

Reporting: 100%
John P. Stinner Sr.6,484
70%
Mike Meister 2,757
30%

For Member of the State Board of Education District 5

Reporting: 100%
Patricia Timm 27,923
58%
Christine Lade 20,291
42%

For Member of the State Board of Education District 6

Reporting: 100%
Maureen Nickels 48,624
100%

For Member of the State Board of Education District 7

Reporting: 100%
Molly O'Holleran 34,502
62%
Robin R. Stevens 21,178
38%

For Member of the State Board of Education District 8

Reporting: 100%
Patrick J. McPherson 26,204
55%
Bob Meyers 21,797
45%

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Local Election Results

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GRAND ISLAND MAYOR

Total Votes: 10,418 Reporting: 96%
Chuck Haase 4,008
38%
Jeremy L. Jensen 6,410
62%
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GRAND ISLAND CITY COUNCIL

Total Votes: 2,494 Reporting: 96% REPORTING
Roger Steele 1,645
66%
Karen Bredthauer 849
34%
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GRAND ISLAND CITY COUNCIL

Total Votes: 1,200 Reporting: 96% REPORTING
Linna Dee Donaldson 803
67%
Clarence R. Stevens 397
33%
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GRAND ISLAND CITY COUNCIL

Total Votes: 946 Reporting: 96% REPORTING
Mitchell Nickerson 594
63%
Brian Whitecalf 352
37%
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GRAND ISLAND CITY COUNCIL - WARD 5

Total Votes: 1,972 Reporting: 96%
John Gericke 965
49%
Michelle Fitzke 1,007
51%
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WAVERLY SCHOOL BOND

Shall the Waverly School District issue bonds not to exceed $15,580,000 for security and technology upgrades, improvements to school buildings and athletic facilities and providing the necessary furniture and equipment?
Total Votes: 2,875 Reporting: 47%
For 1,602
56%
Against 1,273
44%
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PALMYRA SCHOOL BOND

Shall the Otoe County School District issue bonds not to exceed $12,400,000 for (a) renovating the elementary school in Bennet, (b) renovating the high school in Palmyra and (c) building a track and football field in Palmyra?
Total Votes: 710 Reporting: 47%
For 357
50%
Against 353
50%
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LANCASTER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 5

Total Votes: 17,457 Reporting: 47%
Todd Wiltgen (R) 9,025
52%
Patte Newman (D) 8,432
48%
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NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL - WARD 1

Total Votes: 1,210 Reporting: 100%
Tim Barrett 576
48%
James R. Nisley 634
52%
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NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL - WARD 2

Total Votes: 2,117 Reporting: 100%
Charlie Burwick 887
42%
Larry E. Pedersen 1,230
58%
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NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL - WARD 3

Total Votes: 1,386 Reporting: 100%
C. Gutzchenritter 546
39%
James P. Carman 840
61%
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NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL - WARD 4

Total Votes: 954
Martin Steinbeck 586
61%
Lawrence Ostendorf 368
39%
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HALL COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY

2 Positions
Total Votes: 20,774 Reporting: 96%
Lynne Werner 7,010
34%
Randy Gard 4,652
22%
Michelle Setlik 5,402
26%
Timothy Victor 3,710
18%
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CITY OF KEARNEY BOND & OCCUPATION TAX

Shall the city issue bonds not to exceed $7,500,000 for constructing a youth baseball/softball complex? And impose a 1% restaurant occupation tax commencing Feb 1, 2015 and terminating on or before Jan 31, 2025?
Total Votes: 8,102 Reporting: 27 of 29
For 4,548
56%
Against 3,554
44%
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MINDEN SALES AND USE TAX

Shall the City of Minden increase the local sales and use tax from 1% to 2% to make water system improvements in the City?
Total Votes: 1,146 Reporting: 100%
For 923
81%
Against 223
19%
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MINDEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOND

Shall Kearney County School District (Minden Public Schools) issue bonds not to exceed $23,105,000 to build a new high school and improve the existing middle and elementary schools?
Total Votes: 1,720 Reporting: 100%
For 947
55%
Against 773
45%
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HALL COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - DISTRICT 7

Total Votes: 2,322 Reporting: 96%
Scott Arnold (R) 1,431
62%
Dianne Schneider (D) 891
38%
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HASTINGS CITY COUNCIL - WARD 4

Total Votes: 1,281 Reporting: 96.5%
Mike Murray 549
43%
J. Phillip Odom 732
57%
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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD

4 Positions
Total Votes: 15,758 Reporting: 96.5%
John Bonham 3,082
20%
Tracey Katzberg 3,364
21%
Becky Sullivan 3,666
23%
Marcie Kemnitz 2,817
18%
Brady Rhodes 2,829
18%
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RAVENNA MAYOR

Total Votes: 450 Reporting: 27 of 29
Fred Matejka 152
34%
Peggy Dethlefs 298
66%
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KEARNEY SCHOOL BOARD - DISTRICT 7

3 Positions
Total Votes: 22,086 Reporting: 27 of 29
David Glover 5,269
24%
Julia Ann Agard 5,007
23%
Jack Besse 4,977
23%
Alex Straatmann 6,833
31%
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HALL COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - DISTRICT 5

Total Votes: 1,667 Reporting: 96%
Pat O'Neill (D) 469
28%
Jane Jeffries-Richardson (R) 1,198
72%
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HICKMAN CITY COUNCIL

3 Vacancies
Total Votes: 1,230 Reporting: 100%
Dave Dykmann 285
23%
Doug Wagner 356
29%
Richard Harms 347
28%
Jack D. Scott 242
20%
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KEARNEY CITY COUNCIL - AT LARGE

2 Positions
Total Votes: 13,157 Reporting: 27 of 29
Bob Lammers 5,326
40%
Randy Buschkoetter 4,556
35%
Jim Bunger 3,275
25%
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GI SCHOOL BOARD - DISTRICT 2 WARD A

2 Positions
Total Votes: 7,779 Reporting: 96%
Jennifer L. Worthington 2,465
32%
Dan A. Brosz 2,121
27%
Jesse Valdez 1,172
15%
Kelly A. Enck 2,021
26%
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SUMNER-EDDYVILLE-MILLER SCHOOL BOND

Shall Dawson County School District 0101 (Sumner-Eddyville-Miller Schools) issue bonds not to exceed $4,350,000 for renovating the K-12 school building in Sumner?
Total Votes: 107 Reporting: 27 of 29
For 59
55%
Against 48
45%

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