Info on 2017 Candidates: Vote, Volunteer, Donate

The city elections happening in Lincoln and Omaha have huge impacts for all of us. It is critical to vote in order to show our grassroots power in the streets and at the polls. We have cards below you can print out or save on your phone so you know who the Democrats are on the ballot!

Election Dates:
May 2 in Lincoln
May 9 in Omaha

Donate to Help All Democrats:
http://tinyurl.com/DonateDem

If you do not live in Lincoln or Omaha, we need volunteers to knock doors or make calls! Choose a candidate you support and contact them to get involved.

We must win these elections to show power and momentum for statewide elections in 2018—that is when we will take on Sen. Fischer, Gov. Ricketts and many State Legislative races. Show up in 2017 to show our blue power!

Basic Voter Info

Omaha general election date: May 9, 2017 (Early Voting and Vote By Mail starts April 24)

Lincoln general election date: May 2, 2017 (Early Voting and Vote By Mail starts April 17)

Polls on Election Day are open 8am-8pm.

If you live in Omaha, the grassroots group Black Votes Matter gives rides to the polls, just call 402-575-0144.

OMAHA: Get info on how to register to vote, vote by mail or change your party affiliation: http://www.votedouglascounty.com/index.aspx

LINCOLN: Get info on how to register to vote, vote by mail or change your party: http://www.lancaster.ne.gov/election/

Lincoln Candidates

Leirion Gaylor Baird, City Council, Re-Election
https://www.facebook.com/LeirionforLincoln/
Volunteer: nick4leirion@gmail.com, 402-217-5676

Maggie Mae Squires
https://www.facebook.com/maggieforlincoln
Volunteer: maggieforlincoln@gmail.com

Bennie Shobe, City Council
https://www.facebook.com/bennieforlnk/
Volunteer: kamsannicks08@gmail.com, 402-480-3209

Zachary James, Airport Authority
https://www.facebook.com/ZacharyJames2017/

Kathy Danek, School Board, Re-Election

Barb Baier, School Board, Re-Election

Don Mayhew, School Board, Re-Election
https://www.facebook.com/DonMayhewLPS/

Omaha Candidates

Heath Mello, Mayor
https://www.facebook.com/heathmello
Volunteer: info@heathmello.com, 402-810-9646

Pete Festersen, City Council, Ward 1, Re-Election
https://www.facebook.com/Pete-Festersen-60188164007/
Volunteer: info@petefestersen.com

Ben Gray, City Council, Ward 2, Re-Election
https://www.facebook.com/Ben-Gray-243442859125467/
Volunteer: 402-707-8915

Chris Jerram, City Council, Ward 3, Re-Election
https://www.facebook.com/OmahaCityCouncilmanChrisJerram/

Jim Rogers, City Council, Ward 4
https://www.facebook.com/VoteJimRogers/
Volunteer: info@votejimrogers.com, 402-706-8019

Vinny Palermo, City Council, Ward 4
http://vinnyforomaha.com
https://www.facebook.com/vinny.palermo.7
vinnyforomaha@gmail.com

Brian Thommes, City Council, Ward 7
https://www.facebook.com/ThommesforCityCouncil/
Volunteer: thommes2017@gmail.com