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County Clerk/ Election Commissioner

I want to welcome you to the 2020 Election page of the Lincoln County, Nebraska website.  I hope you use this page often in 2020.  This page is one of the ways you will be able to obtain accurate and up to date information on the 2020 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.

Rebecca J. Rossell

Lincoln County Clerk

General Election 2020 Sample Ballot


Rebecca J. Rossell

Lincoln County Clerk

General Election Calendar 2020

Disclaimer:  This is an abbreviated calendar.  If you would like to view a detailed election calendar please visit the Secretary of State 2020 Elections Calendar


 September 28 First day ballots can be mailed out
October 5 Early voting ballots will be available at the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office
October 16 Last day for online voter registrations
Last day for DMV voter registrations
Postmark deadline for mailed-in registrations
October 23 Last day to receive an application for early voting ballots to be mailed out
6:00 PM Last day for in person registration at the County Clerk’s Office
November 2 Last day for in person early voting at the County Clerk’s Office
November 3 ******Statewide General Election Day******

2020 Candidates for Office

In Lincoln County

Last Updated 10-23-2020 at   10:30 A.M.




 Joe Hewgley – R   1002 S Deerwood Dr  North Platte NE 69101




 Chris Bruns – R  8515 W Foothill Rd  North Platte NE 69101



 Jerry L. Woodruff – R 8182 S Moran Canyon Rd  North Platte NE 69101



 Justin P. Roberts  678 E Suburban Rd  North Platte NE 69101
 Booker Boyer  23406 E Island Rd  Brady NE 69123
 Justin Gosnell  10710 Henry Rd  North Platte NE 69101




 Brandon Kelliher  3801 Sugarberry Ct  North Plattte
 John Hales  905 W William Ave  North Platte, NE 69101



 James L. Backenstose  2109 Iron Eagle Ct  North Platte NE 69101
 Donna Tryon  820 S Bryan Ave  North Platte NE 69101



  Pete Volz  4021 Sequoia Dr  North Platte, NE 69101
 Jim Agler  3311 Reagan Ct  North Platte, NE 69101




 Brad Garrick  1118 West 5th St  North Platte, NE 69101
 Don Kurre  1110 West 3rd St  North Platte, NE 69101




 Lawrence Ostendorf  512 N Elder  North Platte NE 69101
 Mark Woods  902 N Emory  North Platte NE 69101




 Alan J. Erickson  3220 W Leota St  North Platte NE 69101
 David Walsh  602 E 4th St  North Platte NE 69101
Michael R Arney – Deceased  1507 W 4th St  North Platte NE 69101





 Skip Altig  2221 W E St  North Platte NE  69101



 Angela R. Blaesi  908 N Bryan Ave  North Platte NE 69101
 Brooke Luenenborg  127 Mill Park Dr.  North Platte NE 69101



Matthew D. Pederson  807 Clearwater Ct  North Platte NE 69101



 Ryan D. Stearns – Withdrawn  21847 S Scott Rd  Brady NE 69123
 Tina M. Golter  25561 E Highway 30  Brady NE 69123
 Marge Spencer  226 W Popleton Ave, PO Box 55  Brady NE 69123
Bryan Franzen 25640 E Ft. McPherson Rd  Brady NE 69123
William Porter  230 Wayne Ave  Brady NE 69123



 Casey Meyer  4099 S Maxwell Rd  Maxwell NE 69151
 Jason Sommer 19365 E State Farm Rd  Maxwell NE 69151
 Robyn Huffman 12401 W Island Rd  Maxwell NE 69151



 Yvette Troyer  20840 W Slough Rd  Hershey NE 69143
Steve Koch  5899 N Sand Rd  Hershey NE 69143
 Tim Berntson  313 Pineywood Ln  Hershey NE 69143
 Merle Konken  310 Murray Ave  Hershey NE 69143



Tory J. Copeland  612 Hill View Dr  Sutherland, NE 69165
 Mike Dillard  1141 Locust St  Sutherland NE 69165
 Brandy Buscher  820 N Prairie Trace Rd  Sutherland NE 69165
 Clint Elwood  890 Darlin St  Sutherland NE 69165
Shad Lantis  14460 N Sand Rd  Hershey NE 69143




 Gavin W. McClintock  35170 Rd 753  Elsie NE 69134
 Jill M. Pelster-Declared Write In  33720 S Seifer Rd Wallace NE 69169
 Lila Belle Koop-Declared Write In  35843 W Dairy Rd Wallace NE 69169




 VILLAGES – General Election Only


 Todd Streeter  501 W Railroad St  Hershey NE 69143
 Carol Hernandez  220 E 2nd St  Hershey NE 69143
 Steve Moore  338 N Lincoln Ave  Hershey NE 69143


 Terry Gurciullo Jr.  107 East 1st St, PO Box 125  Maxwell NE 69151
 Cassie J. Brewer  208 E Maxwell St, PO Box 241  Maxwell NE 69151


 Kimberly Backer  120 S Oak St Lt 7, PO Box 4  Sutherland NE 69165
 Dani Jorgensen  420 Locust St  Sutherland NE 69165
 Patricia Ramsdell-Declared Write-In  741 Walnut St  Sutherland NE 69165
 Frank J. Fleecs-Declared Write-In  1490 N County Rd  Sutherland NE 69165


 Gary Hager  305 N Schiller Ave Wallace NE 69169


 Ruth A. Hasenauer – Declared Write-In  302 Cumberland St  Wellfleet NE 69170
 John Lewis – Declared Write-In  304 Cumberland St, PO Box 39  Wellfleet NE 69170
 Jeffery R. (J.R.) Clark – Delcared Write-In  202 Nile Ave  Wellfleet NE 69170

To check if you are a registered voter, click here.

To print an Early Voter Application, click here.There are two applications to a page.

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 4110

How many election precincts are in Lincoln County?

14 Precincts within the city limits of North Platte
10 Rural Precincts

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.

General Information

Election Hoursvolunteer

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.

Pay Scale

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.

Pay Period

Your paycheck will arrive approximately 3-4 weeks after the election.


Physical Requirements

  • 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.

Appointment Period

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.

Election Dates

Elections are every two years in the even numbered year in May and November.

Training Sessions

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.



Poll Worker Application Form


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.

Polling places are subject to change with the conditions of COVID-19.

The following changes have been made for the General Election 2020

 1st  Calvary Baptist Church  900 East 2nd
 2nd  D & N Event Center  501 E Walker Rd
 3rd  McKinley Education Center – South Door  F and Willow
 4th  Holiday Inn Exp Conference Center – East Door  300 Holiday Frontage Rd
 5th  D & N Event Center  501 E Walker Rd
 6th  D & N Event Center  501 E Walker Rd
 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 – West Door  100 McDonald Rd
 12th  Courthouse – West Hall  301 N. Jeffers
 13th  Salvation Army  1020 North Adams
 15th  Berean Church-Southwest Door  202 West 8th Street
 16th  Berean Church-Southwest Door  202 West 8th Street
 Brady  Community Center  Brady NE
 Hall  Berean Church-Southwest Door  202 West 8th Street
 Hershey  American Legion Post 279  108 E 2nd, Hershey NE
 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  Harbor Lights  711 N Lake Rd
 Sutherland  Methodist Church  Sutherland NE
 Wallace  Legion Post  Wallace NE

Voter Information Who may register to vote?  Anyone who:

  • 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?  officials 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

Can I register online?    Yes! Go to:  

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 then mailed.  There are two applications per sheet.  Lincoln County Residents Mail Application 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.  Overseas Voters  

Nebraska Political Parties:

The following state offices are nominated on a partisan basis:

  •  Governor
  • 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

officialsThe 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.  

If a mistake is made in marking the ballot, contact the Lincoln County Clerk/Election Commissioner at 1-308-534-4350 Ext: 4110.

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