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Colfax, Platte, and Stanton County Farm Bureaus Sponsor District 22 Candidate Forum

LINCOLN, NEB. – Those interested in learning more about the candidates running for the District 22 seat in the Nebraska Legislature are invited to a candidate forum to be held, Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. (CDT) at Wunderlich’s Banquet Hall located at 304 23rd St., Columbus. The event is sponsored by Colfax, Platte, and Stanton County Farm Bureaus.

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 22 have indicated they will participate, including Francis Kuehler of Humphrey, Kenneth Leischner of Columbus, Mike Moser of Columbus, and Doug Oertwich of Pilger.

Legislative District 22 encompasses all of Platte county and parts of Colfax and Stanton counties. The seat is currently held by Sen. Paul Schumacher, who is unable to seek re-election due to term-limits.

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 61,000 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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