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Nebraska Farm Bureau Endorses Nine Candidates for Election to the Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general agriculture organization, has announced a slate of endorsements for candidates seeking election to the Nebraska Legislature. Endorsements made by the Nebraska Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (NEFB-PAC) are based on the candidate’s positions on agriculture and rural issues and recommendations from district evaluation committees made up of farmer and rancher members.

“We are pleased to announce our support for several candidates seeking election to serve in the Nebraska Legislature. Given the important role farmers and ranchers play in helping produce our food and the prominent role agriculture plays in supporting our state’s broader economy, it’s important we elect leaders who have an appreciation for and understanding of both,” said Katie Olson of Atkinson, chair of NEFB-PAC and first vice president of Nebraska Farm Bureau.

NEFB-PAC endorsed candidates seeking election to the Legislature in open races:

  • District 1 – Dennis Schaardt of Steinauer
  • District 15 – Roxie Kracl of Fremont
  • District 17 – Mike Albrecht of Thurston and Glen Meyer of Pender
  • District 23 – Dennis Fujan of Prague
  • District 33 – Paul Hamelink of Hastings
  • District 37 – Stanley Clouse of Kearney
  • District 43 – Tanya Storer of Whitman
  • District 47 – Paul Strommen of Sidney

“We look forward to supporting this slate of candidates in their election efforts. Each of them possesses distinct leadership styles and will strive to address Nebraska’s property tax burden, enhance rural broadband access, and promote rural economic development. We have confidence that the candidates vying for office in open races possess comparable abilities to guide our state towards a prosperous future,” said Olson.

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 www.nefb.org.

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