Category: Election

Middle Eastern refugees divided on how – and whether – to vote 0

Middle Eastern refugees divided on how – and whether – to vote

By Dan Holtmeyer, Special to NewsNetNebraska Jabbar Kaied, dressed in a suit, knelt on his hands and knees, touching his forehead to the carpet and murmuring in Arabic in the Nebraska Islamic Foundation, a...

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Youth: Why is the voter turnout so low?

Video by Kayla Stauffer, NewsNetNebraska [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuzkUfUXvNM&[/youtube] Youth are often thought of as a politically lazy age demographic, but two University of Nebraska-Lincoln students and a recent alum challenge that belief. Low voter turnout among...

Kerrey, Fischer in tight race in U.S. Senate finale 0

Kerrey, Fischer in tight race in U.S. Senate finale

Story and photos by Anna Reed, NewsNetNebraska With polls showing a tightening race, Democrat Bob Kerrey and Republican Deb Fischer are kicking their Nebraska U.S. Senate campaigns into full gear to get every vote...

Libertarians gaining momentum in Nebraska; nationwide 0

Libertarians gaining momentum in Nebraska; nationwide

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Nvg3935z0E&feature=g-upl[/youtube] Story by Michael Sholes, NewsNetNebraska Barack Obama and Mitt Romney aren’t the only men on the presidential ballot in Nebraska, Libertarian Gary Johnson is there as well.  And while state Libertarian Party representatives...

Coash, Michaelis duke it out over District 27 seat 0

Coash, Michaelis duke it out over District 27 seat

Story by Rhiannon Root, NewsNetNebraska On paper the two legislative candidates running for District 27 in Lincoln are very similar. Both are white. Both are men. Both are relatively young compared to most senators....