Public hearings for voter ID, minimum wage initiatives in Nebraska announced
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Public hearings for the Voter ID and Minimum Wage initiatives were announced Monday.
Secretary of State Bob Evnen is required under state law to host public hearings in each of Nebraska’s Congressional Districts.
Both initiatives received more than the required signatures to be placed on the November ballot.
“The purpose of the meetings is to educate citizens and the media on the initiatives prior to the elections,” Evnen said in a press release.
Informational pamphlets have been prepared and will be available at each hearing.
Pamphlets will also be made available in county election offices and the secretary of state’s office.
Congressional District 1
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Minimum Wage: 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Voter ID: 6 to 9 p.m.
Nebraska State Capitol, Hearing Room 1525
1445 K Street
Lincoln, NE 68509
Congressional District 2
Tuesday, Oct. 11
Voter ID: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Minimum Wage: 6 to 9: p.m.
The Thompson Alumni Center
6705 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182
Congressional District 3
Thursday, Oct. 6
Minimum Wage: 1 to 4 p.m.
Voter ID: 4 to 7 p.m.
Mid-Plains Community College South Campus
McDonald Belton Theater
601 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE 69101
Early ballots will begin to be sent out starting October 3, 2022.
Information about the Initiatives, as well as a list of statewide candidates, can be found on the secretary of state’s website.