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Primary 2020: Nebraska's First Congressional District

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Published: Apr. 13, 2020 at 1:48 PM CDT
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The only competitive race in the primary for Nebraska's First Congressional District is the match-up in the Democratic Primary. The Republican incumbent and the Libertarian candidate are running unopposed.

REPUBLICANS
Name:

Jeff Fortenberry

Current or most recent profession:

U.S. Congressman

Tell us a little about yourself:

I began my public service with a background in economics, public policy and small business. Before being elected to Congress, I was a publishing business executive and Lincoln City Council Member. I have a bachelor’s degree in economics and two master’s degrees, one in public policy.

Read Fortenberry's primary questionnaire

DEMOCRATS
Name:

Kate Bolz

Current or most recent profession:

Social Worker

Tell us a little about yourself:

A proud 6th generation Nebraskan, Kate Bolz grew up on a family farm near Palmyra, outside of Lincoln. She has represented south central Lincoln in the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature since 2013. Kate earned her bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan.

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Name:

Barbara “Babs” Ramsey

Current or most recent profession:

IT Services

Tell us a little about yourself:

I have spent my life listening to the concerns of those around me, and implementing practical solutions to help them. Through community action, government work, and non-profit service, I have always put the interest of my community first.

Read Ramsey's primary questionnaire

LIBERTARIAN
Name:

Dennis Grace

Current or most recent profession:

Insurance claims investigator

Tell us a little about yourself:

I was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. I attended Omaha South High and graduated in 1988. After graduation, I attended naval bootcamp at Great Lakes Recruit Training Center in Illinois. I have had the pleasure of traveling to such countries as France, Spain, Italy, Israel, and Egypt. I am happily married, am a proud father. I am extremely proud of the perfection of my little family, based upon imperfections.

Read Grace's primary questionnaire

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