Tag Archives: Libertarian Party of Nebraska

Nebraska GOP targets former ally who switched to Libertarian, Laura Ebke

In this photo from March 13, 2018, Neb. state Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete follows debate on the budget, in Lincoln, Neb. Sen. Ebke left the Republican Party to become one of the nation's few Libertarian state legislators and is facing a political fight against two Republican challengers, including one backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

From the Times Union:

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who left the Republican Party to become one of the nation’s few Libertarian state legislators is facing the political fight of her life against two Republicans challengers, including one backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

The showdown began after state Sen.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Nebraska Doubles Voter Registration Numbers

From NET Nebraska News:

The Nebraska Democratic Party is touting a “blue wave” of support and “astounding increase” in Democrats requesting vote-by-mail ballots. But voter registration numbers from the Nebraska Secretary of State’s office point to a much less positive trend.

There are 355,753 registered Democrats as of this week.… Read more ...

Nebraska: Five Libertarians meet “mentioned in national news” standard to be on May 10 primary ballot

Richard Winger reports at Ballot Access News, that the Nebraska Secretary of State has decided to place five candidates on the Libertarian presidential primary ballot for May 10: Marc Feldman, Gary Johnson, Steve Kerbel, John McAfee, and Austin Petersen. Nebraska law directs the Secretary of State to automatically place on the ballot candidates who are identified by the national news media as presidential candidates.… Read more ...

LP blog: Voters Fail to Remove Omaha Mayor From Office

Randy Eshelman at LP blog:

Mayor Jim Suttle Narrowly Survives Recall

OMAHA, NE – January 26, 2011-Libertarian Party of Nebraska Communications Director Randy Eshelman issued the following statement:

“Yesterday, Omaha voters exercised their right to fire, or not to fire in this case, their elected CEO. Jim Suttle remained employed as Mayor after months of petitioning, an administration-led court battle, and still-under-investigation anti-recall group efforts.… Read more ...

Randy Eshelman: ‘Nebraska after November 2nd’

Posted by Randy Eshelman at LP blog:

November 2nd came and went with exciting news from all over the country. The electorate rejected overt, big government, nanny-state policies. Nebraska Libertarians are not however, going to hold our breath in the hope that the GOP will magically adhere to minimum government, maximum freedom principles.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Of Nebraska Gains Official Recognition

From the McCook Daily Gazette:

The Libertarian Party of Nebraska has been recognized as an official political party in Nebraska, according to Secretary of State John Gale.

The designation means that individuals can affiliate with the party as registered voters and the party can nominate candidates for partisan offices, Gale said.

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