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News Release

Election Commissioner
Date: February 3, 2012

For more information contact
David J. Shively at (402) 441-7311

Incumbent Filing Deadline Approaches

Lincoln -- Lancaster County Election Commissioner David Shively reminded potential candidates that the incumbent filing deadline for federal, state, and local offices for the May 15th Primary Election is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2012.

A person is considered an incumbent if he/she is a present officeholder of any elected office and would like to file for the same office or a different office.

Non-incumbents for federal, state, and local offices and voters wishing to file as delegates to political party conventions must file by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012.

For information regarding candidate qualifications and filing procedures please call the Lancaster County Election Office at (402) 441-7311 or visit the Election Commissioner's website at lancaster.ne.gov/election .

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