2024 Democratic Candidates

Primary Election May 14, 2024

General Election Nov. 5, 2024

It takes Democrats, Independents, and “enlightened Republicans” (as Sen. Nelson says) to move forward. We allow Independents to vote in our partisan primaries.

If you are interested in running for office please fill out the form below and we will be in touch!

We add candidates as they announce—over 500 Democrats will be on the ballot in 2024. 

US Senate

Preston Love Jr.

US Senate vs Pete Ricketts

US Congress


Daniel Ebers

District 3

Board of Regents

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Elizabeth O'Connor

District 4

Books

Gary Rogge

District 5

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Barbara Weitz

District 8

State Board of Education

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Kristin Christensen

District 1

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Maggie Douglas

District 2

Legislature

Victor Rountree

Victor Rountree

District 3

Flint Harkness LD 5 (1)

Flint Harkness

District 5

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Margo Juarez

District 5

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Christopher Geary

District 7

Dunixi

Dunixi Guereca

District 7

Pendrell

Tim Pendrell

District 7

Melissa Temple

Melissa Temple (NP)

District 19

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Seth Derner

District 21

Legislature

Bryan Paseka

District 21

Schultz

Larissa Schultz

District 23

Popp for Leg. (1)

Nicki Behmer Popp (NP)

District 25

Kameron Neeman LD 27

Kameron Neeman

District 27

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Jason Prokop

District 27

Bostar

Eliot Bostar

District 29

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Mary Ann Folchert

District 31

Jessie McGrath

Jessie McGrath

District 31

MichelleSmith

Michelle Smith

District 33

Dan Quick

Dan Quick

District 35

Allison Himes

Allison Heimes (NP)

District 39

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Sarah Centineo

District 45

Larry B. LD 47

Larry Bolinger

District 47

County Clerk

 

Dan Esch – Douglas County Clerk

 

County Commissioner

 

Roger Garcia – Douglas County Commissioner, District 1
Chris Rodgers – Douglas County Commissioner, District 3
Christa Yoakum – Lancaster County Commission
Chelsea Johnson – Lancaster County Commission

 

County Supervisor

 

David Swavely – Gage County Supervisor, District 4

 

Community College

 

Jason Buss – Central Community College For Board of Governors, District 1
Linda McDermitt – Metro Community College Board of Governors, District 1
Zach Reinhardt – Metro Community College Board of Governors, District 4
Kirk Crawley – Mid-Plains Community College Board of Governors, District 3
Kent Miller – Mid-Plains Community College Board of Governors, District 4
Pat Wojcik – Northeast Community College Board of Governors, District 3
James Sherwood – Southeast Community College Board of Governors, District 3
Arlynn Uhrmacher – Southeast Community College Board of Governors, District 5

 

City Council

 

Ted Fairbanks – Beatrice City Council, Ward 2
Thomas Burns – Bellevue City Council
Don Preister – Bellevue City Council
Jody Stutzman –  Hastings City Council

Katie Schroder – Hastings City Council, Ward 2

John Meese, Jr. – Hickman City Council

 

Learning Community

 

Sharnelle Shelton – Learning Community Council, District 2
Carol Hahn – Learning Community Council, District 2
Angie Miller – Learning Community Council, District 4
Jason Taylor – Learning Community Council, District 6

 

Mayor

 

Abbey Pascoe – Waverly Mayor

 

Metropolitan Utilities District

 

Jim Begley – Metropolitan Utilities District Subdivision 1

 

Metropolitan Transit Board

 

Doug Ignowski – Regional Metropolitan Transit Board of Omaha District 1

William King – Regional Metropolitan Transit Board of Omaha District 2
Andrew Adams – Regional Metropolitan Transit Board of Omaha, District 3
Yanira Garcia – Regional Metropolitan Transit Board of Omaha, District 3
Josh Corrigan – Regional Metropolitan Transit Board of Omaha District 5

 

Natural Resource District

 

Jay Richeson – Central Platte NRD, Subdistrict 1
Christopher A. Johnson – Lewis and Clark NRD, Subdistrict 2
Chad Weichel – Lower Big Blue NRD, Subdistrict 2
Rodney Skleba – Lower Big Blue NRD, Subdistrict 4
Jason Sand – Lower Big Blue NRD, Subdistrict 5
Gary Loftis – Lower Elkhorn NRD, Subdistrict 7
John Goldsberry Jr – Lower Platte North NRD, Subdistrict 2

Bill Saeger – Lower Platte North NRD, Subdistrict 2
Andrew Tonnies – Lower Platte North NRD, Subdistrict 3
John Yoakum – Lower Platte South NRD
Kenneth Vogel – Lower Platte South NRD, Subdistrict 3
Martin Nader – Lower Platte South NRD, Subdistrict 4
Gary Aldridge – Lower Platte South NRD, Subdistrict 4
Chuck Hassebrook – Lower Platte South NRD, Subdistrict 7
Christine Lamberty – Lower Platte South NRD, Subdistrict 8
Lisa Lewis – Lower Platte South NRD, Subdistrict 9
Stephnie Matejka – Lower Platte South NRD, Subdistrict 10
Brad Wulf – Lower Republican NRD, Subdistrict 4
Tracy Zink – Middle Republican NRD, Subdistrict 1

Jolene Messinger – Middle Republican NRD, Subdistrict 2

Timothy Nollette – Middle Niobrara NRD, Subdistrict 1
Dan Hodges – Nemaha NRD, Subdistrict 4
Rodney Storm – Papio-Missouri River NRD, Subdistrict 1
Larry Bradley – Papio Missouri River NRD, Subdistrict 3
John Miller – Upper Big Blue NRD, Subdistrict 6
Arthur Tanderup – Upper Elkhorn NRD, Subdistrict 6

 

Public Defender

 

Tom Riley – Douglas County Public Defender

 

Public Power District

 

Steve Heesacker – Loup River Public Power District Subdivision 1
Eric Williams – OPPD Board, Subdivision 6

 

School Board

 

Christine Clerc – Bellevue School Board
Elcireyna Warnell – Bellevue School Board
Joe Pick – Bennington School Board
Dawn Stock – Gretna School Board
Rocio Casanova – Lexington School Board
Amy Spellman – Malcolm School Board of Education
Allison Kinney-Walker (NonPartisan) – Millard School Board
Amanda McGill Johnson – Millard School Board of Education
Rhonda Burbach – Norris Public School Board, Ward 1
Ricky Smith – Omaha Public Schools, Subdistrict 1
Nick Thielen – Omaha Public Schools, Subdistrict 3
Gini Magnuson – Omaha Public Schools, District 5
Jane Erdenberger – Omaha Public Schools, District 7
Erik Servellon – Omaha Public Schools, District 9
Jaimi Calfee – Palmyra School Board
Katie Krause – Ralston Board of Education
Sarah Rider – Westside Board of Education

Meagan Van Gelder – Westside Board of Education

 

Village Board

 

Donald Alm – Filley Village Board