Democratic and Libertarian Parties of Nebraska Will Let Independents Vote in their 2016 Primaries

By Richard Winger Both the Democratic Party of Nebraska and the Libertarian Party of Nebraska have told the Secretary of State that independent voters should be allowed to vote in their primaries for all partisan office. See this story. The law in Nebraska already requires that all parties let independents vote in their congressional primaries, but the parties need not permit independents to vote in their presidential primary or their primary for state and local partisan office.
The Libertarian Party has a contested primary this year for U.S. House, 2nd district. The list of presidential primary candidates in all three Nebraska …read more