Secretary of State, State Treasurer, Attorney General, State Auditor

The Nebraska general election is Tuesday, November 8th.
The Nebraska general election is Tuesday, November 8th.(NOW 10/11)

LINCOLN, Neb. (COLLEN) – Along with the race for Nebraska governor, all of the state’s executive offices will appear on the November ballot.

In the race for secretary of state, incumbent Bob Evnen is running for a second term. He won the primary and is running unopposed in the general election.

Incumbent Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, the state’s top law enforcement officer, has decided not to seek a third four-year term and will step down in January.

Republicans have held the office of Attorney General for more than seventy years. State Sen. Mike Hilgers of Lincoln serves as the current unicameral chairman. He won the Republican primary and is running against Marijuana NOW legalization candidate Larry Bollinger.

Nebraska Lt. Governor Mike Foley wants to return to the state auditor’s office. In 2007-2015, he worked twice as an auditor of public accounts.

Foley won the Republican primary and is running against Libertarian Gene Siadek and Leroy Lopez of Legal Marijuana.

In the Nebraska state treasurer race, incumbent John Murante and Libertarian Katrina Thomsen are on the ballot.

Other than governor, Democrats did not field a candidate for any statewide executive office.

We sent a questionnaire to each candidate of the competition. Candidate responses will be published verbatim and will not be edited for spelling, grammar or content. Click on each candidate’s name for their responses.

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