Nebraska Election Results

Updated November 9, 2022 @ 5:35am

LINCOLN, NE – Republican Jim Pillen will be Nebraska’s new Governor replacing Pete Ricketts who is term limited. Pillen and Joe Kelly defeated their closest opponents,Carol Blood and Al Davis, by 159,568 votes.

After successfully running three election races this year, Mike Flood of Norfolk has been elected to a full two-year term as Congressman in Nebraska’s First District. Flood defeated his opponent by 35,931 votes.

Second District incumbent Don Bacon had a much closer Congressional win by just over 9,000 votes.

In the Third Congressional District, incumbent Adrian Smith has won another two-year term by tallying 124,224 votes over his opponents.

In the 40th State Senatorial District, Barry DeKay defeated Kieth Kube by 2,988 votes.

All three of the statewide ballot initiatives were approved by decisive YES votes.

RESULTS WITH 100% OF 656,403 VOTES TABULATED

52.98% of Nebraska’s 1,243,243 voted in Tuesday’s election according to the Secretary of State.

GOVERNOR/Lt. GOVERNOR

Jim Pillen & Joe Kelly – WINNER – 60.47%

Carol Blood & Al Davis – 35.58%

Scott Zimmerman & Jason Blumenthal – 3.94%

U.S. HOUSE – District 1

Mike Flood –  WINNER – 58.43%

Patty Pansing Brooks – 41.57%

U.S. HOUSE – District 2

Don Bacon – WINNER – 52.20%

Tony Vargas – 47.80%

U.S. HOUSE – District 3

Adrian Smith –  WINNER – 78.12%

David J. Else – 15.80%

Mark Elworth Jr. – 5.88%

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 40

Barry DeKay – 59.37%

Keith F. Kube – 40.63%

SECRETARY OF STATE

Bob Evenen – WINNER – Unopposed

STATE TREASURER

John Murante -72.72%

Katrina Tomsen – 27.28%

STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Mike Hilgers – WINNER -70.40%

Larry Bolinger – 29.60%

AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

Mike Foley – 69.17%

Gene Siadek – 11.95%

L. Leroy Lopez – 198.88%

BALLOT ISSUES

432 REQUIRES PHOTO ID

Yes – 66.08%

No – 33.92%

433 RAISES BASE MINIMUM WAGE

Yes – 58.19%

No – 41.81%

AMENDMENT 1 – LOCAL AIR SERVICE DEVELOPMENT

Yes – 78.76%

No – 21.24%

For complete results of all statewide races, refer to the Nebraska Secretary of State website: https://electionresults.nebraska.gov

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