Former Norfolk attorney David Domina is set to announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2014.
Domina, who now lives in Omaha, will make the formal announcement at 5:30 p.m. at Prenger’s Restaurant in Norfolk. The public is invited to attend.
Domina will be the first Democrat to enter the race to succeed Sen. Mike Johanns, a Republican who is not seeking re-election. There are four Republican candidates for the seat, too, along with an Independent.
Domina began practicing law in Norfolk in 1973. He formed his own legal practice in 1982. In 1989, the firm opened an office in Omaha, where Domina spent most of his time.
In 1997, Domina and his former partners in Norfolk split, with Domina creating a new law firm in Omaha.
This would not be his first run for statewide office, but it would be the first time he has sought elective office in more than two decades. In 1986, Domina ran for governor. He lost the Democratic nomination to former Lincoln Mayor Helen Boosalis, who subsequently lost to Republican Kay Orr.