Nebraska Farmers Union PAC Announces Primary Endorsements
For Immediate Release
Lincoln, NE. NEBFARMPAC, the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union, Nebraska’s second largest general farm organization with over 4,000 farm and ranch families announced its Primary endorsements for the Legislature, State Board of Education, and Public Power Districts.
NEBFARMPAC Secretary John Hansen said “This year we have 5 Nebraska Farmers Union members running for Legislature, one for State Board of Education, and one for Omaha Public Power District. We encourage our members to become educated on the issues and be constructively engaged in the public policy process. We are always pleased when our members step up and assume the risks and responsibilities and run for public office. We encourage them to consider serving at all levels of government. Public service comes with good citizenship.”
Based on their position on family farm and ranch issues and input from county and district officers, the NEBFARMPAC Board of Directors announced the following endorsements for candidates for the Primary election with NeFU members in bold:
Carol Blood in Legislative District 3; Mike McDonnell in Legislative District 5; Tony Vargas in Legislative District 7; Sara Howard for Legislative District 9; Jake Seeman in Legislative District 13; Joni Albrecht in Legislative District 17; Larry Scherer in Legislative District 21; Jerry Johnson in Legislative District 23; Kate Bolz in Legislative District 29; Dan Quick in Legislative District 35; Bill Armbrust in Legislative District 39; Al Davis in Legislative District 43; and Sue Crawford in Legislative District 45.
State Board of Education:
Lisa Fricke in District 2 and Rachel Wise in District 3.
Nebraska Public Power District:
Gary Thompson in Subdivision 8 and Zak Hookstra in Subdivision 10.
Omaha Public Power District:
Rick Yoder in Subdivision 4 and Craig Moody in Subdivision 5.
NEBFARMPAC will make additional endorsements after the Primary Election.
NEBFARMPAC is the political action committee of the Nebraska Farmers Union, which is a non-partisan, not-for-profit general farm organization founded in 1913 with a mission to protect and enhance the quality of life and economic well-being of family farmers and ranchers and their rural communities. NeFU is the respected voice of family farm and ranch agriculture with more than 4,000 family memberships.