Monthly Archive: October 2012

Social media may make a difference in Nebraska political campaigns 0

Social media may make a difference in Nebraska political campaigns

Story, photos and graphics by Anna Reed, NewsNetNebraska Campaign 2012 may involve more social networking friends and followers than ever before who will make a difference for political candidates. For that to happen, experts...

Kerrey leans on name recognition in race for U.S. Senate 0

Kerrey leans on name recognition in race for U.S. Senate

Story by Jake Sorensen, NewsNetNebraska Former governor Bob Kerrey hopes name recognition helps him win Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race. Republican challenger Deb Fischer believes that people’s recognition of Kerrey will hurt him. So how...

2012 election highlights important role of Nebraska Board of Regents 0

2012 election highlights important role of Nebraska Board of Regents

Tim Clare is, current vice-chairman of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, said keeping tuition affordable is an important goal of the board. He hopes that by providing an affordable and quality education...

Early voting provides flexibility for Nebraska students 0

Early voting provides flexibility for Nebraska students

Story and photos by Christina Condreay, NewsNetNebraska Four years ago, just 48 percent of Americans 18 to 24 voted, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Compare that to the more than 65 percent of...

Both political parties agree: Getting the women’s vote is key in 2012 campaign 0

Both political parties agree: Getting the women’s vote is key in 2012 campaign

Story by Kayla Stauffer, NewsNetNebraska When it comes to U.S. presidential elections, women have the majority vote. They’ve outnumbered men at the polls for the past 48 years, according to the Center for American...