Get educated: Voter Guide and Backgrounders provide voters with valuable information
Find out important information about the election and the candidates with these two NewsNetNebraska features: an online Voter Guide and Backgrounders.
The Voter Guide uses technology developed by e.thePeople , a non-profit organization that provides a geo-location widget to allow voters to enter their addresses and receive information about candidates in races in their precincts. Voters who use the system can compare candidates and then print out or email a sample ballot to take with them to the polls.
The guide focuses on national and statewide races.
The Backgrounders, compiled by students in the college’s advanced editing class, give readers a variety of information about the candidates — from biographies to campaign contributions. They cover the following races and issues: