As voters across the state cast their ballots or prepare to do so on Tuesday, there’s one race on the ballot for Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District that, on paper, presents a conundrum for those voters.
The switch in political party affiliation — likely fueled by a desire to vote in the hotly contested Republican primary race for governor — has increased in Nebraska, according to the new figures released Tuesday.
The race for Congressional District 1, former Congressman Jeff Fortenberry’s seat, has primarily narrowed down to the two candidates who will face off in the special election in June, State Senators Patty Pansing Brooks and Mike Flood.
A fleet of E4B’s, or Nightwatch Military Aircraft, has been calling Lincoln’s Airport home since last March while Offutt Air Force Base is being renovated. On Tuesday, 10/11 NOW was part of an exclusive media tour of one of the planes, in the air the first in over a decade.
Charles Herbster, a Republican candidate for Nebraska governor, said during a news conference Wednesday that allegations of sexual misconduct made against him last week were nothing more than “a smear campaign.”