In the poll conducted recently, pollsters asked:
“Do you approve or disapprove of Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s job performance?”
The results were:
These results nearly matched a December 2014 poll conducted by the Omaha World-Herald in December 2014, with the following results:
Leavenworth St. reported last week that State Senator Heath Mello has been polling himself and raising money for a possible challenge to Mayor Stothert. These type of numbers may give him — and any other challenger — pause before taking on a Mayor with this high of an approval rating.
While regular people were at the College World Series in Omaha on Saturday, Nebraska Democrats went to Kearney and bickered amongst themselves until just a little over half of them decided that Jane Kleeb should officially be in charge of them.
Kleeb then immediately insulted every Democrat party stalwart there by announcing,
“The opposition party is now here.”
Ya got that Brad Ashford? Heath Mello? Ron Kaminski?
Ya got that Scott Kleeb?
Be on your way. Jane’s in charge (of you) now.
With a h/t to the LJS’s Don Walton — who finds that the terrorist attack in Orlando, and apparently Boston too was perpetrated by the NRA — political writer Larry Sabato wrote about his list for possible Vice President nominees.
In his list he included Iowa Senator Joni Ernst and Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer — along with about 20 others.
Sabato notes that while having a woman on the ticket would be a plus, “Nebraska is not a swing state.”
Doesn’t he know about the 2nd District Electoral Vote???
It’s the Omaha battle ground, baby!
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