The 52,541 ballots cast in the citywide election is a 35 percent jump in ballots from the previous high in a non-mayoral election. It also marks the second-highest total for any city election, behind 2019’s mayoral and council vote.
Reading is an act of engaged democratic citizenship. It builds empathy and character, expands knowledge, and encourages critical thought. Reading keeps us free.
Civic Nebraska celebrated its eighth annual Strengthening Democracy Awards on April 29 by pairing a rousing keynote speech from Eric Liu with inspiring stories of Nebraskans fortifying our shared civic life.