Local Election Coverage For Northeast Nebraska

WAYNE – Polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening as ballots were being tallied for the 2022 General Election.

City of Wayne residents were able to vote at the District 1 County Shop on election day while those who lived outside of city limits had their ballot mailed to them.

Of the 5,235 registered voters in Wayne County, 3,131 (59.81%) casted a ballot for the unofficial results.

During the May Primary, 2,401 of the 5,260 registered (45.65%) casted a ballot.

Local Wayne County contested races being highlighted were the City of Wayne mayor race, City of Wayne City Council Ward 1 and Wayne School District 17.


For City of Wayne Mayor:

Cale Giese: 1,015

B.J. Woehler: 346


Wayne City Council Ward 1:

Karen Granberg: 133

Clayton W. Bratcher: 138


In voting from Wayne County ballots among the Wayne School District 17 Board of Education (top three elected): other counties involved. 

Jodi Pulfer: 1,271

Sylvia Ruhl: 1,358

Justin A. Davis: 1,265

Michael J. Carnes: 644

Jaret Harmer: 455


There will be a recount for the Hoskins Board of Trustees with the top two votes within one vote of each other and a tie for third (Tyler Classen: 73 and James Miller: 72/Richard Doffin Jr and Andrew Beckman: both at 63).

The Wayne County Canvassing Board will convene on Thursday, November 10 at 1:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting room of the Wayne County Courthouse to canvass the results of the 2022 General Election results.


For complete unofficial Nebraska results of the General November Election, click here as precincts are currently reporting.

Wayne: Wayne County General Election Results 11-8-22



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