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County Farm Bureaus to Host District 42 Candidate Forum

LINCOLN, NEB. – Those interested in learning more about the candidates running for the District 42 seat in the Nebraska Legislature are invited to participate in a candidate forum sponsored by the Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, and Thomas County Farm Bureaus.

The candidate forum will be held:

Saturday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m. (CST) at McKinley Education Center, 301 W. R Street, North Platte, NE 69101.

The forum will provide an opportunity for the public to meet and ask questions of the candidates who are seeking to represent the district in the Nebraska Legislature. The event is free and open to the public. Doors will open 30 minutes before the forum begins to enable attendees the opportunity to meet the candidates and submit written questions for consideration at the forum. The forum will last 90 minutes.

All of the filed candidates seeking to represent District 42 have been invited to participate, including Chris Bruns, Brenda Fourtner, and Mike Jacobson all of North Platte.

“Farm Bureau members appreciate the importance of elected decision-makers in all levels of public policy, and we look forward to hearing the candidates’ views and positions in this public venue,” said Craig Phelps, board member, Lincoln County Farm Bureau.

Legislative District 42 encompasses Hooker, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, and Thomas Counties and a portion of Perkins County. The seat is currently held by Sen. Mike Jacobson.

The Nebraska Farm Bureau is a grassroots, state-wide organization dedicated to supporting farm and ranch families and working for the benefit of all Nebraskans through a wide variety of educational, service, and advocacy efforts. More than 55,000 families across Nebraska are Farm Bureau members, working together to achieve rural and urban prosperity as agriculture is a key fuel to Nebraska’s economy. For more information about Nebraska Farm Bureau and agriculture, visit

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