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County Clerk/ Election Commissioner
I want to welcome you to the 2016 Election page of the Lincoln County, Nebraska website. I hope you use this page often in 2016. This page is one of the ways you will be able to obtain accurate and up to date information on the 2016 elections.
I encourage you to browse all the information available. If you are unable to locate the information you are searching for please don’t hesitate to contact my office and we will be happy to assist you.
Your comments and suggestions about this page would be greatly appreciated. My goal is to bring you the information you are seeking in a user friendly format.
Primary Election Calendar 2016
Disclaimer: This is an abbreviated calender. If you would like to view a detailed election calender please visit the Secretary of State 2016 Elections Calendar
|July 15||Last day for incumbents (any current office holder) to file for office on the primary ballot|
|Aug 1||Last day for non-incumbents (new filers) to file for office on primary ballot|
|Oct 10||Early voting ballots will be available at the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office|
|Oct 21||Postmark deadline for mail in voter registrations|
|Deadline for DMV or state agency voter registration|
|Oct 28||Last day to mail out early voting ballots to a specific address|
|Last day for in person voter registration at the County Clerk’s Office|
|Nov 7||Last day for in person early voting at the County Clerk’s office|
|Nov 8||**** Statewide General Election Day****|
2016 Candidates for Office
In Lincoln County
Last Updated 8-1-2016 5:00 P.M.
CITY OF NORTH PLATTE
|Dwight L. Livingston||100 Michael Ave||North Platte NE 69101|
|Dave T. Vigil – New 2-18-16||1320 N Chestnut||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 1
|Jerry Stoll||218 S Vine||North Platte NE 69101|
|Brook Baker||112 West C Street||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 2
|Glenn E. Petersen||2110 Cedarberry Rd||North Platte NE 69101|
|Fiona Libsack||3320 Sunset Drive||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 3
|Andrew D. Lee||1006 W 4th St Apt A||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 4
|Larry W. Campbell||2121 Rodeo Ave.||North Platte, NE 69101|
||1320 N Chestnut St||North Platte NE 69101|
|Lawrence Ostendorf||512 N Elder Ave||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT AUTHORITY
|Greg Hanna||2310 W Leota St.||North Platte NE 69101|
COUNTY COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT #1
|Joe Hewgley – Republican||1002 Deerwood Dr||North Platte NE 69101|
NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL – General Election
NORTH PLATTE SCHOOLS – WARD 1
|Skip Altig – 4 Yr||2221 W E St||North Platte NE 69101|
||9466 Coyote Lane||North Platte NE 69101|
|Ivan Mitchell – 2 Yr||9466 Coyote Lane||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE SCHOOLS – WARD 2
|Mike Morrell-4Yr||6137 E Thunderhead Dr.||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE SCHOOLS – WARD 3
|Alecia Hothan – 2 Yr||108 S Sycamore St||North Platte NE 69101|
|Matthew Pederson – 4 Yr Term||918 West 1st Street||North Platte NE 69101|
BRADY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – GENERAL ELECTION
|Marge Spencer||226 W Popleton St; PO Box 55||Brady NE 69123|
|Bryan Franzen||302 W Popleton||Brady NE 69123|
|T J Walker||221 E Popleton; PO Box 38||Brady NE 69123|
|Tina M. Golter||113 N Harrison St, PO Box 58||Brady, NE 69123|
MAXWELL PUBLIC SCHOOLS
|Casey L. Meyer – 4 Yr||4099 S Maxwell Rd||Maxwell NE 69151|
|Robyn R. Huffman – 4 Yr||12401 W Island Rd||Maxwell NE 69151|
|Jason Sommer – 4 Yr||19365 E State Farm Rd||Maxwell NE 69151|
|Monica Breinig – 2 Yr||303 W 2nd Street||Maxwell NE 69151|
HERSHEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
|Brenda A. Johnson||209 W Bronco Rd||Hershey NE 69143|
|Steve Koch||5899 N Sand Rd||Hershey NE 69143|
|Yvette Troyer||20840 W Slough Rd||Hershey NE 69143|
SUTHERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
|Steve W. Osborn||1011 Locust St, PO Box 278||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Janette Lantis||23539 W Sand Rd||Hershey NE 69143|
|Shelly Kelly||30721 W North River Road||Sutherland NE 69165|
WALLACE PUBLIC SCHOOLS – GENERAL ELECTION
|Grant McClintock||35065 Road 752||Elsie NE 69134|
|Brian Banks||310 S Sumner, PO Box 72||Wallace NE 69169|
|Cindy Christensen||38107 W Padgett Rd||Wallace NE 69169|
|Kris Evans||32999 W Nelson Rd||Wallace NE 69169|
|Lila B. Koop||35843 W Dairy Rd||Wallace NE 69169|
|Gavin W. McClintock||35170 Rd 753||Elsie NE 69134|
|Heather Strawder||26481 W Creek Rd, PO Box 8||Dickens NE 69132|
VILLAGES – General Election Only
|Todd Roe||220 N Locust St; PO Box 95||Brady NE 69123|
|Jeff Miller||326 W Popleton St||Brady NE 69123|
|Deb Egenberger||319 W Popleton St||Brady NE 69123|
|Carol A. Hernandez||20 E 2nd St||Hershey NE 69143|
|Bryce Huebner||324 N Lincoln Ave||Hershey NE 69143|
|Joe Shifflett||101 N Ash St; PO Box 26||Maxwell NE 69151|
|Terry Gurciullo Jr.||107 E 1st St, PO Box 125||Maxwell NE 69151|
|Cody Seamann||307 E Plumer Ave, PO Box 247||Maxwell NE 69151|
|John Lutz||550 Fern St||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Ray Ravenscroft||720 Elm St||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Rocky L. Stewart||430 McKinley St||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Michael Rhoades||440 Linden St||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Roger Lathrop||1321 Locust St; PO Box 162||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Dave W. Einspahr||441 Linden St: PO Box 41||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Linda S. Gier||122 N Commercial Ave; PO Box 75||Wallace NE 69169|
|Dan Lungrin||321 W Short St||Wallace NE 69169|
|Duane E. Wood||114 N Sumner St, PO Box 115||Wallace NE 69169|
|Matthew L. Brenner||201 S Sumner St||Wallace NE 69169|
|Shey Strawder||207 N Bismark Ave||Wallace NE 69169|
|Stuart VanBoening||121 W Chandler, PO Box 126||Wallace NE 69169|
|Ruth A. Hasenauer||302 Cumberland St; PO Box 85||Wellfleet NE 69170|
If you have a question you cannot find the answer to, please contact your county election official. Who and where is the Election Commissioner located?
Rebecca “Becky” Rossell
301 N Jeffers Rm 101
North Platte NE 69101
1-308-534-4350 Ext 110
How many election precincts are in Lincoln County?
14 Precincts within the city limits of North Platte
10 Rural Precincts
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Poll Workers Information
The Lincoln County Clerk’s Office must appoint an election board to serve in each precinct in the county on election day. Good poll workers are a necessity for the election process to work.
We are currently looking for recruits. A poll worker must be a registered voter in Lincoln County and be able to work on election day from 7:00 a.m. to approximately 9:00 p.m.
Once appointed, even if you volunteered, poll workers enjoy the same civil leave protection as those who serve on jury duty. Your employer must allow an employee the time to serve without threat of or loss of personal or holiday pay, sick leave, loss of overtime pay, or any other form of penalty for absence from work when serving as an election poll worker.
Should you decide to become a poll worker, you will be required to attend a training session prior to each primary and general election.
You must be at the polling place at 7:00 a.m. You may leave as soon as the work is finished after the polls close at 8:00 p.m.
Election judges and clerks are paid minimum wage (9.00 as of 1-1-2016). In addition, messengers receive mileage and $10.00 for picking up and returning supplies.
Your paycheck will arrive approximately 3-4 weeks after the election.
- Good eyesight and hearing
- Able to sit from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Able to lift voting booths which weigh about 12 lbs.
Every two (2) years appointments are made for a two year term. You are expected to work at every election in that term. In an emergency, you may ask to be excused.
Elections are every two years in the even numbered year in May and November.
By state law all election board members are required to attend a training session prior to each primary and general election. The training session is held two weeks prior to the election, will last from 1 – 2 hours, and you will be paid minimum wage for attending as well as mileage. All board members receive an election manual.
Are in charge of picking up and returning supplies for their election precinct. All election supplies must be returned to the County Clerk’s Office as soon as possible after the polls close at 8:00 p.m. Messengers are paid an additional $10.00 plus mileage for this service.
City of North Platte
|1st||Calvary Baptist Church||900 East 2nd|
|2nd||Autumn Park Community Room||900 East Philip|
|3rd||McKinley Education Center – South Door||F and Willow|
|4th||Holiday Inn Exp Conference Center – East Door||300 Holiday Frontage Rd|
|5th||Methodist Church – North Door||1600 West E Street|
|6th||Methodist Church – North Door||1600 West E Street|
|7th||Grace Community Church – West Door||1021 S Buffalo|
|8th||Messiah Lutheran Church – North Door||2700 West A Street|
|9th||Messiah Lutheran Church – West Door||2700 West A Street|
|10th||First Baptist Church – North Door||100 McDonald Rd|
|12th||Courthouse – West Hall||301 N. Jeffers|
|13th||Salvation Army||1020 North Adams|
|15th||Berean Church||202 West 8th Street|
|16th||Cleveland Senior Center||900 East 10th Street|
Rural Polling Places
|Brady||Community Center||Brady NE|
|Hall||Hall School||3199 N Studley Rd.|
|Hershey||Hershey Senior Center||326 N Lincoln Ave.|
|Hinman||Lincoln County Fair Grounds||Agricultural Building|
|Maxwell||Village Hall||Maxwell NE|
|Medicine||Village Hall||Wellfleet NE|
|Osgood||Valley Christian Church||2001 W State Farm Rd|
|Sellers||Lake Maloney School||848 E Correction Line Rd|
|Sutherland||Methodist Church||Sutherland NE|
|Wallace||Legion Post||Wallace NE|
Who may register to vote?
- Will be 18 years of age or older on General Election Day (First Tuesday after the first Monday in November)
- Is a United States Citizen
- Is a resident of Nebraska
- Is not under sentence for a felony conviction, or if convicted it has been at least two years since you completed the sentence for the felony including any parole term
- Is not found mentally incompetent
Who needs to re-register?
You must re-register whenever you change your name, your address or your political party affiliation. Failure to do so will result in a delay at your new polling site on election day.
What is the registration deadline?
Mail in registrations must be postmarked on or before the third Friday before an election. You may register in person at the election office on or before the second Friday prior to the election.
Will I receive notice that my mail-in registration his been accepted and processed?
Yes, if you completed the form correctly and mailed it by the deadline (Third Friday prior to the election). If you do not receive notification within 10 days that your registration has been accepted, call the Election Commissioner. In Lincoln County, Nebraska the Election Commissioner is the County Clerk. You are not a registered voter until you receive confirmation.
Voter Registration Form
Early Voters Ballot Information
Who may apply for an early voters ballot?
Anyone who is registered to vote.
Is it possible to request an early voters ballot and register to vote by mail at the same time?
Yes, as long as this is done by the registration deadline.
How do I apply for and vote an early voters ballot?
Early Voters Ballot Application can be filled out online then mailed. Lincoln County Residents Mail to:
Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner
Courthouse – 301 N. Jeffers
North Platte, NE 69101
Complete form and mail to the Election Commissioner in your county or as indicated in Lincoln County. A ballot will be mailed to you or you may go to the Election Commission and vote at the office.
Early Voter ballots may not be voted at the County Clerk’s Office on Election Day. You must go to the polling place on Election Day or have an agent pick up an absentee ballot as indicated below.
May I have someone get an early voters ballot for me?
Any registered voter may request an early voters ballot by appointing an agent to personally pick up an early voters ballot for such registered voter from the office of the Election Commissioner. The registered voter or his or her agent shall sign the request. A candidate for office at such election and any person serving on a campaign committee for such a candidate shall not act as an agent for any registered voter requesting a ballot unless such person is a member of the registered voter’s family.
Nebraska Political Parties:
The following state offices are nominated on a partisan basis:
- Secretary of State
- State Auditor
- State Treasurer
- State Attorney General
The following federal offices are nominated on a partisan basis:
- U.S. Senate
- U.S. House of Representatives
The following county offices are nominated on a partisan basis:
- County Commissioner
- County Clerk
- County Attorney
- County Assessor
- Register of Deeds
- Clerk of the District Court
- County Sheriff
- County Treasurer
- County Surveyor
- County Public Defender
The other elected offices in Nebraska are nominated on a non partisan basis.
Note: Political party enrollment is your choice, but in order to vote for a partisan candidate in a primary election, you must be enrolled in that political party. If you register nonpartisan, you will only be able to vote for ballot issues and nonpartisan candidates in the primary election.
Offices such as President, Governor, State and County officials are partisan, therefore if you register nonpartisan you will not be able to vote for them in a primary election. You may request a senatorial or congressional ticket of your choice if you are registered nonpartisan in a Primary Election. In General Elections everyone votes the same ballot.