The Midterm Election is on Tuesday, but the Lancaster County Election Commissioner’s Office was buzzing with people getting their ballot in early. This as volunteers and staff ready for Tuesday’s races.
With the election days away, there are several big races going on and ballot proposals to look for when you’re in the voting booth. 10/11 spoke with political science professor, John Hibbing, with the University of Nebraska to learn more about these initiatives and what races to watch for.
Both Democrats and Republicans are confident they can win the November mid-term elections because they claim they’ve each poached voters from regions where, traditionally, they don’t have a lot of support.
State Sen. Carol Blood more than doubled her fundraising for the Nebraska governor’s race this summer. But she was significantly outraised by her GOP opponent, University of Nebraska Regent Jim Pillen.
Stan Parker played for the Huskers beginning is 1982 and is also the founder of MyBridge, a Christian radio ministry. Park compares being Lincoln’s mayor to leading a nonprofit. He said mayor is primarily a leadership position, not a political one. Parker thinks his leadership experience prepares him for mayor and sets him apart.