How to support public education in


Important Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 19, 2018
  • Early Voting General): Oct. 8 – Nov. 5, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in Nebraska in the next election.

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Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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Key ballot measures

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Vote Yes on Nebraska Medicaid Expansion Initiative

Requires the state to provide Medicaid for persons under the age of 65 and with incomes equal to or below 138 percent of the federal poverty line. Learn more on Ballotpedia

NEA recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Jane Raybould (D)
U.S. Senate
Jessica McClure (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Kara Eastman (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Paul Theobald (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
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Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.


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To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for Nebraska's students in the 2018 midterm elections!


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