Press Release: NDP Post-Primary Election Statement


April 4, 2023

LINCOLN, NE – The Nebraska Democratic Party issue the following statement regarding the Lincoln City Primary Election results:

“We want to congratulate all Democratic candidates who ran clean campaigns focused on the issues. We now turn to the General Election to re-elect Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird while supporting strong candidates to the Lincoln City Council, the Lincoln School Board, and the Airport Authority Board. Our plan has always been to help candidates with their solution-based campaigns and are hopeful the opposition will do the same rather than lying to voters which seems to be the Republican playbook these days.”

Democrats heading to the General Election include*:

Leirion Gaylor Baird – Mayor

James Michael Bowers – Lincoln City Council District 1

Bailey Feit – Lincoln City Council District 2

Justin Carlson – Lincoln City Council District 3

Brodey Weber – Lincoln City Council District 4

Piyush Srivastav – Lincoln Public School Board District 2

Annie Mumgaard – Lincoln Public School Board District 4

Dr. Bob Rauner (Non-partisan) – Lincoln Public School Board District 6

Vanessa Emlich – Lincoln Airport Authority

Nathan Janulewicz – Lincoln Airport Authority


*Pending any further results reported by the Lancaster County Election office.



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