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Chambers wins in landslide, returns to Legislature 0

Chambers wins in landslide, returns to Legislature

State Sen. Ernie Chambers took the vote in North Omaha’s District 11 on Election night with more than 67 percent of the vote in precincts. Chambers returns to office following a term-limit which stopped...

Streaming, real-time coverage of Election Day news 0

Streaming, real-time coverage of Election Day news

For the most up-to-the minute national and local election news, follow this live blog, curated and produced by University of Nebraska-Lincoln journalism students. A student casts his ballot at the voting booths in the...

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...

Kerrey concedes to Fischer in Nebraska U.S. Senate race 0

Kerrey concedes to Fischer in Nebraska U.S. Senate race

Story by Christina Condreay with help from Michael Sholes and Emily Younger | NewsNetNebraska Bob Kerrey has conceded the hotly contested U.S. Senate race to Deb Fischer, and a victorious Fischer took the stage...

Ballot issues bring mixed results 0

Ballot issues bring mixed results

With a majority of the precincts recorded in Nebraska, it looks like state senator salaries and term limits will remain the same. Misdemeanors while in pursuit of office could now lead to impeachment and...

First-time Lincoln voters pleased with election 0

First-time Lincoln voters pleased with election

By Ben Kreimer for NewsNetNebraska The votes haven’t all been counted, but Aras Shakir, a first-time voter, already knows who will win the presidency. “I’m certain Obama is going to win,” 20-year-old Shakir said...

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]