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Governor:1(Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
2000 Census:1,715,369 (0.61% of 281,998,273)
2004, 2008 Electors:5(0.93% of 538)
2002-2010 Representatives:3(0.69% of 435)
2010 Census:1,831,825 (0.59% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electors:5(0.93% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:3(0.69% of 435)

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Official Name/Status   All States
 The STATE of Nebraska
 Status: STATE of the Union
 Organized as a Territory: 30 May 1854. 10 Stat. 277: previously, part of the unorganized so-called "Indian country" of old Missouri Territory left over from when Missouri had been admitted as a State back in 1821 (NOTE: this is not to be at all confused with that Indian Territory which eventually became the State of Oklahoma and which was established just south of this "Indian country")
 Admitted to the Union as a State: 1 March 1867 upon Proclamation by President Andrew Johnson (14 Stat. 820) that conditions- set by an Act of Congress (14 Stat. 391) on 9 February 1867 recognizing a State government already formed- had been satisfactorily met
  The 37th state.

Traditional Sections and Regions   All States
 Section: MIDWEST
 Region: Great Plains
 Survey: Public Domain

Constitutions   All States     Links to State Constitutions
 Enabling Act (of the Congress of the United States): 19 April 1864 [13 Stat. 47: authorizing formation of a State government and Admission thereafter]
1st (1867-1875) [Adopted: 9 February 1866 drafted and enacted by the Territorial legislature, Ratified: 21 June 1866 ratified by a vote of 3,938 to 3,838; effective upon Admission, 1 March 1867]
2nd (1875-) [Adopted: 12 June 1875 Convention convened, 11 May 1875, Ratified: 12 October 1875 effective, 1 November 1875]

Executive Branch   All States
Chief Executive
Successor to a Vacancy
  Lieutenant Governor [elected on same ticket with GOVERNOR]
Major Executive Officers Elected Statewide   All States   2021 Office holders
  Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
  Lieutenant Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected on a ticket with the Governor
  Secretary of State: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022
  Attorney General: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022
  Treasurer: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022
  Auditor of Public Accounts: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

Legislative Branch   All States

Judicial Branch   All States
Court of Last Resort
  Supreme Court
Intermediate Appellate Court
  Court of Appeals

Local Government
  county [Type: Broad, Executive and Legislative: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS]
   township [Type: Limited, Executive: Chairman, Legislative: Board]
  County [Type: Strong, Executive and Legislative: BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS]
   precinct [Type: None, Executive and Legislative: no associated governmental structure]
Incorporated Municipalities  All States

Key Statewide / Federal Officials  All States
  Nebraska Officials

Statutory Election Information   All States
General Election   All States
  The statewide general election shall be held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November in each even-numbered year. [State of Nebraska Statutes Section 32-403]
Presidential Primary   All States
  The statewide primary election shall be held on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in May in even-numbered years. The statewide primary election shall be held for the purposes of ... (2) electing delegates to the county, state, and national political party conventions, if applicable, (3) in each presidential election year, voting on a preference for President of the United States, ... [State of Nebraska Statutes Section 32-401]
State Primary   All States
  The statewide primary election shall be held on the first Tuesday after the second Monday in May in even-numbered years. The statewide primary election shall be held for the purposes of (1) nominating all candidates to be voted for at the statewide general election except (a) candidates who were unopposed at the primary election and not required to be on the ballot and (b) candidates who petition on the ballot or are nominated by their political party, ... [State of Nebraska Statutes Section 32-401]
Polling times   All States
  Polls open: 8:00a Central time, 7:00 AM Mountain time.
Polls close: 8:00p Central time, 7:00 PM Mountain time.
[State of Nebraska Statutes 32-908 (1): "Polls; when opened and closed."]

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Third Party
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  Marijuana Party of Nebraska
  Nebraska Chapter of The Modern Whig Party
  Nebraska Green Party
  The Unity Party of Nebraska
Media & others
  Alliance Times-Herald
  Columbus Telegram
  Fremont Tribune
  Grand Island Independent
  Kearney Hub
  KETV - ABC - Omaha
  KMTV - CBS - Omaha
  Lexington Clipper-Herald
  Lincoln Journal Star
  McCook Daily Gazette
  Norfolk Daily News
  North Platte Telegraph
  Omaha World-Herald - Nebraska
  The Beatrice Daily Sun

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