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MADISON — Any candidates in Madison County hoping for a change in election returns after absentee and conditional ballots were counted had their hopes ended on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last weekend’s election verdict isn’t the last step in selecting an American president. Under a system that’s been tweaked over two centuries, there is still a weekslong timeline during which the 538-member Electoral College picks the president.
LINCOLN — Voters appear to have ousted two incumbent state senators while sending three former senators back to the Nebraska Legislature.
Sen. Joni Albrecht of Thurston defeated former Wayne Mayor Sheryl Lindau in the race for the state Legislature’s District 17 seat in relatively comfortable fashion.
Another nail-bitingly close race was taking place here in Northeast Nebraska, although many residents likely had their eyes on the national results Tuesday night.
Jeff Scherer will remain on Northeast Community College’s board of governors. His at-large position was the only board position contested this year.
Voters in the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge school districts narrowly defeated a $23 million bond issue on Tuesday for additions, renovations and improvements to school facilities.
When Norfolk High School senior Cash Luhr learned he failed to meet the voter registration age requirement by mere days, he was extremely disappointed.
There aren’t as many ballot requests by mail in Madison County for the general election as there were for the May primary, but the return rate already is higher.
Mike Flood of Norfolk, the lone candidate seeking to represent the 19th District in the Nebraska Legislature, plans to spend the next four years improving Norfolk’s economy and finding ways to keep young people from Madison and Stanton counties in the area long term.