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.

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“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

Bootstrapper Hall

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.

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