Category: News

Interactive map: Lincoln’s Election Day stories 0

Interactive map: Lincoln’s Election Day stories

Across Lincoln, people voted for the first time and they voted for the I-lost-count time. Lines short and long lead to ballots cast. Here’s a collection of short views into Election Day 2012 in...

Nebraska voter turnout of 67 percent falls below predictions 0

Nebraska voter turnout of 67 percent falls below predictions

Story by Grant Muessel, NewsNetNebraska Voter turnout in Nebraska on Election Day was reported to be 67 percent, higher than four years ago, but below the wishful prediction of the Secretary of State. Secretary...

University of Nebraska Board of Regents races 0

University of Nebraska Board of Regents races

It appears there will be three new faces on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. With 82 percent of the Nebraska precincts reporting, former Omaha Mayor Hal Daub had a 5 point lead...

Portrait of a voter: reflecting on the 40th anniversary of 18-year-olds gaining the right to vote 0

Portrait of a voter: reflecting on the 40th anniversary of 18-year-olds gaining the right to vote

In 1972, 18-year-olds were given the right to vote. Chris Siefkes of Lincoln reflects on his 40 years of voting. Video by Nickolai Hammar. [youtube]http://youtu.be/yko-2ejbnz4[/youtube]

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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...