Ballot Initiative 427 – Medicaid Expansion: Get the Facts

In this episode of Go Vote, Omaha!, host Geri Simon discusses the initiative to expand Medicaid that will appear on Nebraskans’ Nov. 6 ballot. Geri is joined by Mary Spurgeon, co-chair of the Healthcare Action team at Omaha Together One Community (OTOC). View the discussion to learn more about Ballot Initiative #427 for the Expansion of […]

Voters’ Guide: Douglas County West Board of Education

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha contacts candidates during each election cycle and invites them to participate in the print and online editions of the Voters’ Guide. Candidates provide their biographical information and their positions on selected issues. Candidates are aware in advance that the biographies and answers will be printed exactly as […]

Voters’ Guide: Millard School Board

The MPS Board of Education creates policies and rules and helps the district implement our Strategic Plan.  This site includes current and archived board agendas, audio recordings of board meetings, upcoming schedule of meetings and policies & rules.  — from the board’s website The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha contacts candidates during each election cycle […]

Voters’ Guide: Omaha Public Schools Board of Education

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha contacts candidates during each election cycle and invites them to participate in the print and online editions of the Voters’ Guide. Candidates provide their biographical information and their positions on selected issues. Candidates are aware in advance that the biographies and answers will be printed exactly as […]

Did You Know? Many Citizens with Criminal Convictions Can Vote

In the run-up to the 2018 election, we’re posting quick facts about voting to help you get out and go vote, Omaha!  Today’s fact: Many people believe that being convicted of a felony crime takes away a person’s right to vote forever. The rules on this vary state by state but few states permanently take […]

2018 General Election Candidate Forum: Unicameral, Legislative District 20

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha held a moderated candidate forum for the candidates for Nebraska state senate/Unicameral in legislative district 20. The candidates are Jackie Collett and John S. McCollister. Find out more about the election in our Get Ready to Vote FAQ. You can watch all our candidate forums and see all of our 2018 […]

Voters’ Guide: Gretna Board of Education

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha contacts candidates during each election cycle and invites them to participate in the print and online editions of the Voters’ Guide. Candidates provide their biographical information and their positions on selected issues. Candidates are aware in advance that the biographies and answers will be printed exactly as […]

Voters’ Guide: Douglas County Assessor/Register of Deeds

(The Douglas County Assessor/Register of Deeds’) mission is to continuously provide fair and equitable assessments for all Douglas County properties, maintain the integrity of Douglas County’s official property records, conduct our business with the highest degree of transparency, and always provide efficient, positive customer service. – from the office’s website The League of Women Voters […]

Voters’ Guide: Nebraska Secretary of State

The League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha contacts candidates during each election cycle and invites them to participate in the print and online editions of the Voters’ Guide. Candidates provide their biographical information and their positions on selected issues. Candidates are aware in advance that the biographies and answers will be printed exactly as […]

Voters’ Guide: Nebraska State Board of Education, District 8

The State Board of Education is an elected, constitutional body that sets policy and ensures that the State Department of Education functions effectively within the framework developed by the state Legislature and the board. By law, the board and the department have broad leadership functions to carry out certain regulatory and service activities. — from […]