Nebraska 2016 Election Results

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Donald Trump is expected to win Nebraska’s popular vote, which should net him 2 of Nebraka’s 5 electoral votes. The remaining electoral votes will be given to the winner of each Congressional district. Donald Trump is expected to win the 1st and 3rd Congressional districts easily to pick up 2 additional electoral votes, however, the third district that includes the city of Omaha and its suburbs is considered a toss up (Barack Obama won in 2008).

Competitive House of Representative Elections: NE-02 is currently held by Representative Brad Ashford (Democratic) who is up for re-election and running against Republican Don Bacon and Libertarian Steven Laird. The race is considered a toss up.

updated: November 8, 2016

Nebraska 2016 Election Results

Nebraska Political Facts

Governor: Pete Ricketts (Republican) – Current Term: 2015 – 2019

Electoral Votes: 5

Poll Hours – November 8th, 2016:
  • Polls Open: 8 a.m. in the central time zone
    7 a.m.in the mountain time zone
  • Polls Close: 8 p.m. in the central time zone
    7 p.m. in the mountain time zone
  • Nebraska Voting Information
  • Notes: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the central time zone 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the mountain time zone

Past Nebraska Presidential Election Results

Democratic Winner | Republican Winner

Year Democratic Candidate | % of Vote Republican Candidate | % of Vote
2012 Obama 38% Romney 61%
2008 Obama 42% McCain 57%
2004 Kerry 32% Bush 67%
2000 Gore 33% Bush 62%
1996 Clinton 35% Dole 54%
1992 Clinton 29% Bush 47%
1988 Dukakis 39% Bush 60%
1984 Mondale 29% Reagan 71%
1980 Carter 26% Reagan 66%
1976 Carter 39% Ford 59%
1972 McGovern 30% Nixon 70%
1968 Humphrey 32% Nixon 60%
1964 Johnson 53% Goldwater 47%
1960 Kennedy 38% Nixon 62%

Nebraska State Facts

Population (2010 census): 1,826,341
Population Rank By State: 37
Population Growth Estimate (2010-2014): 3.0%
Capital: Lincoln
Largest City: Omaha
State Nickname: Cornhusker State (1945); Beef State