VOTER’S GUIDE: Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Attorney General, State Auditor
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Along with the race for Nebraska Governor, all four other statewide executive offices will appear on the November ballot.
In the race for secretary of state, incumbent Bob Evnen is running for a second term. He shares the Republican primary with Rex Schroder and Robert J. Borer. No other candidates filed for the race.
Incumbent Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, the state’s top law enforcement officer, decided not to seek a third four-year term and will leave office in January.
Republicans have held the office of attorney general for more than seven decades, and two candidates are running in the Nebraska primary.
State Sen. Mike Hilgers of Lincoln serves as the current speaker of the Unicameral. He’s joined by Jennifer Hicks, of Peru.
Legalize Marijuana NOW candidate Larry Bolinger will also appear on the ballot.
Nebraska Lt. Gov. Mike Foley is seeking a return to the state auditor’s office. He served two terms as Auditor of Public Accounts from 2007-2015.
Foley will share the Republican primary with Larry Anderson, also of Lincoln.
Libertarian Gene Siadek and Legal Marijuana NOW’s Leroy Lopez will also appear on the ballot.
In the running for Nebraska State Treasurer, first-term Republican incumbent John Murante faces a primary challenge from Paul Anderson.
Katrina Tomsen will represent the Libertarian Party in the race.
Aside from governor, Democrats did not field a candidate for any statewide executive office.
We sent questionnaires to each candidate in the race. Responses from candidates are posted verbatim and not edited for spelling, grammar, or content. Click on each candidate’s name for their responses.
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