Category: Voting issues

Final vote tallies for Nebraska races 0

Final vote tallies for Nebraska races

              Final vote tallies for Greater Nebraska legislative races By Nebraska News Service Final vote tallies for Lincoln-area legislative races By Benjamin Welch, Nebraska News Service LINCOLN–Final vote...

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...

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...

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...

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...