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Nebraska Governor & Senate: Incumbents in Charge

Gov. Heineman by 54; Sen. Nelson by 23

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

With nearly three-quarters of voters aligned in his camp, incumbent Gov. Dave Heineman has smooth sailing ahead in his bid for reelection. The latest Rasmussen Reports election survey shows Heineman leading Democrat David Hahn 72% to 18%.

On the Senate side, despite spending nearly $10 million of his own money on his campaign, Republican challenger Pete Ricketts continues to trail incumbent U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson. The current survey shows Nelson in the lead 55% to 32%.


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