Live updates: Nebraska’s 2022 primary election

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Live updates on Nebraska’s 2022 primary election.

Our 10 p.m. election update:

The Associated Press has projected that Jim Pillen will win the Republican nomination for Nebraska governor.

Within a half-hour of the polls closing in Nebraska on Tuesday night, the Associated Press called the Republican and Democratic primaries in the 1st Congressional District.

State Sen. Mike Flood and State Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks coasted to victory in their respective primaries.

The Associated Press has projected that State Sen. Carol Blood will win the Democratic nomination for Nebraska governor.

Our 6 p.m. election update:


Our 5 p.m. election update:

Channel 8’s Yousef Nasser caught up with governor candidate Jim Pillen at his watch party event.

See also: Jim Pillen stumps with prominent supporters on eve of Nebraska primary

Alexa Skonieski will be at Charles Herbster’s watch party event in downtown Lincoln.  Arianna Martinez drove down to Omaha to cover State Sen. Brett Lindstrom’s primary election watch party.

Anthony D’Agostino will provide all the coverage from Carol Blood’s campaign watch party, which is also in Omaha.

Channel 8’s full election coverage can be found here.

To learn more about the primary, check out Channel 8’s Republican and Democratic voter guides.

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