Nebraska governor candidate Theresa Thibodeau announces running mate

Farmer and agriculture advocate Trent Loos would serve as Thibodeau's lieutenant governor.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Nebraska governor candidate Theresa Thibodeau announced Trent Loos as her running mate on Thursday.

Loos is a sixth-generation farmer, rancher and agriculture advocate who lives in central Nebraska.

“I am honored to have Trent Loos as my running mate,” Thibodeau said. “Trent and I agree that we must bridge the rural versus urban divide for Nebraska to move forward.”

Thibodeau said she made the decision because of Loos’ background in agriculture, showing her commitment to Nebraskans in rural areas.

“I am honored to join Theresa Thibodeau in her mission to bring power back to the citizens of Nebraska,” Loos said. “I have spent the last 22 years bridging the gap between food producers and consumers, which alludes to the rural versus urban divide.”

Sen. Brett Lindstrom and Sen. Carol Blood have also announced their running mates.

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