Nebraska Governor Announces Date for Special Election

Gov. Ricketts Announces Date for Special Election in Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District

LINCOLN, NE (STL.News)  Governor Pete Ricketts announced a special election for the open seat in Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District.  The election will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.  The Governor set the date for the special election in consultation with the Nebraska Secretary of State’s Office.

The election is being held due to the resignation of Representative Jeff Fortenberry.  The Governor has received and accepted Rep. Fortenberry’s resignation, which became effective when the United States Congress adjourned on March 31, 2022.