Monthly Archive: November 2012

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.

Lincoln media organizations strive to cover election 0

Lincoln media organizations strive to cover election

Video by Christina Condreay, NewsNetNebraska With the election quickly approaching, Lincoln news organizations are doing their best to inform voters. From TV to radio to newspaper, here’s what these local professionals are saying about...