- 2018 Elections
- Election Notices
- Sample Ballot
- Filing Information
- Primary Election Calendar
- 2018 Candidates
- Check Registration
- Early Voting Application
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Poll Worker Information
- Polling Places
- Voter Information
County Clerk/ Election Commissioner
I want to welcome you to the 2018 Election page of the Lincoln County, Nebraska website. I hope you use this page often in 2018. This page is one of the ways you will be able to obtain accurate and up to date information on the 2018 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 2018
Disclaimer: This is an abbreviated calendar. If you would like to view a detailed election calender please visit the Secretary of State 2018 Elections Calendar
|Febr 15||Last day for incumbents (any current office holder) to file for office on the primary ballot|
|March 1||Last day for non-incumbents (new filers) to file for office on primary ballot|
|April 16||Early voting ballots will be available at the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office|
|April 30||Postmark deadline for mail in voter registrations|
|Deadline for DMV or state agency voter registration|
|May 4||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|
|May 14||Last day for in person early voting at the County Clerk’s office|
|May 15||**** Statewide General Election Day****|
2018 Candidates for Office
In Lincoln County
Last Updated 7-13-2018 at 5:00 P.M.
COUNTY COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT #2
|Kent C. Weems – R||15891 E Weems Rd||Stapleton NE, 69163|
|Randy Stubbs – D||17386 W Island Rd||Maxwell, NE 69151|
COUNTY COMMISSIONER – DISTRICT #3
|Bill J Henry – R||9520 S Sierra Dr.||North Platte NE 69101|
|Julie J. Stenger – R||10797 E State Farm Rd||North Platte NE 69101|
|Rebecca Harling – R||6770 E Trail Ridge Rd||North Platte NE 69101|
|Rebecca J. Rossell – R||1512 W Philip Ave||North Platte NE 69101|
|Lorie Koertner – R||1410 West A St.||North Platte NE 69101|
COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS
|Lois A. Block – R||122 Hillcrest Dr.||North Platte NE 69101|
CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT
|Deb McCarthy – R||820 Tomahawk Dr.||North Platte NE 69101|
|Jerome J. Kramer – R||18970 N Llama Rd||Stapleton NE 69163|
|Boni Edwards – R||158 Northridge Circle Dr||North Platte NE 69101|
COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER
|Bob Lindemeier – D||219 N Bryan||North Platte NE 69101|
NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL – General Election
|Robert Nedrig||161 Victory St||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Ron Aden||3020 Cedarberry Lane||North Platte NE 69101|
CITY OF NORTH PLATTE
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 1
|James R. Nisley||802 Russian Olive Rd||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 2
|Ty J. Lucas||3510 Tyler Ct||North Platte NE 69101|
|Larry E. Pedersen||1121 S Buffalo Bill||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 3
|Cynthia Gutschenritter||614 W 5th St||North Platte NE 69101|
|James P Carman||1401 W A St||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE CITY COUNCIL – WARD 4
|Ed Rieker||916 N Emory Ave.||North Platte NE 69101|
|Susan Conrad||809 N Willow St||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT AUTHORITY
|Michael Arney||1507 W 4th St||North Platte NE 69101|
|Michael B. Jacobson||3020 W Leota St||North Platte NE 69101|
|Darrel C. Smith||4002 Aspen Dr.||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE SCHOOLS – WARD 1
|Ivan Mitchell||9466 S Coyote Ln||North Platte NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE SCHOOLS – WARD 2
|JoAnn Lundgreen||2108 Burlington Blvd||North Platte, NE 69101|
|Stewart Takota Clow||153 Hillcrest Drive||North Platte, NE 69101|
NORTH PLATTE SCHOOLS – WARD 3
|Fiona Libsack||3320 Sunset Drive||North Platte, NE 69101|
|Mark D Nicholson||2204 West 1st Street||North Platte, NE 69101|
BRADY PUBLIC SCHOOLS – GENERAL ELECTION
|Ryan D. Stearns||21847 S Scott Rd||Brady NE 69123|
|Ross A. Ridenour||119 W State St; PO Box 63||Brady NE 69123|
|Matt Hatch||7701 S Haythorn Rd||Maxwell NE 69151|
MAXWELL PUBLIC SCHOOLS
HERSHEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
|Luke McConnell||9866 W Jays Rd||North Platte NE 69101|
|Jodi L. Seamann||301 E 2nd St||Hershey NE 69143|
|Jason Bode||18495 W State Farm Rd||Hershey NE 69143|
|Tom McGahan||1765 S Wild Rose Rd||Hershey NE 69143|
|Michael Eskelson||5504 SW Ridgecrest Circle||North Platte NE 69101|
SUTHERLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
|Ron D. VanSkiver||430 N County Rd, PO Box 56||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Tony Holm||620 Linden St, PO Box 400||Sutherland NE 69165|
|Eric Peterka||1010 N Prairie Trace Rd||Sutherland NE 69165|
WALLACE PUBLIC SCHOOLS – GENERAL ELECTION
|Jill Pelster||33720 S Seifer Rd||Wallace NE 69169|
|Pam Holm||38435 W Nelson Rd||Wallace NE 69169|
|Josh Friesen||43387 S Highway 25||Wallace NE 69169|
VILLAGES – General Election Only
|Arlee Gentry||225 Norris Ct||Brady NE 69123|
|Steve P. Hild||313 W Popleton St||Brady NE 69123|
|Thomas J. Wolfgang||315 N Gilman Ave||Hershey NE 69143|
|Loren Johnson||600 Paxton Ct||Hershey NE 69143|
|Linda C. Smith||116 West 3rd Street||Maxwell NE 69151|
|Kenneth Main||301 N Maple St, PO Box 395||Sutherland NE 69165|
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.