Nebraska’s redistricting process gives the unicameral legislature significant control over the lines. Following the release of new 2020 Census data, despite an attempt by Republican legislators to draw an unfair congressional map splitting Douglas County and the communities around Omaha for political advantage, Democratic legislators succeeded in forcing a compromise map to be passed. Importantly, the new plan keeps the electoral college vote in the Omaha-based district competitive. The Nebraska legislature is a 2022 Democracy Target for the NDRC to build pro-democracy power in the unicameral chamber.
For the 2022 elections in Nebraska, we are targeting the following: State Senate
How Our Fight Continues
Thanks to the grassroots movement for fair maps, we have maps in place that are far more fair than they would have been if Republicans had been allowed to gerrymander unchecked this past redistricting cycle. But if the last few years have shown us anything, it’s that our fight to protect free and fair elections is far from over. Redistricting has always been part of the larger fight to protect our democracy. The stakes are far too high to stand by the sidelines.
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Register to Vote
Your vote is your voice—and your voice is powerful. Check your voter registration, and make sure to make a voting plan—including when, where, and how you will vote.
Voter Registration Deadlines:
– By Mail: Friday, October 21, 2022 (postmarked)
– Online: Friday, October 21, 2022
– In Person: Friday, October 28, 2022
Looking for ways to get involved? Head over to Nebraska Democrats right now for volunteer opportunities.
Nebraska Democrats: nebraskademocrats.org
Will you pitch in right now to help us keep up the fight to protect our democracy?