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News Release

Lancaster County
Date: February 9, 2016

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

Incumbent Filing Deadline Approaches

Lincoln -- Lancaster County Election Commissioner David Shively reminds potential candidates that the incumbent filing deadline for federal, state, and local offices for the May 10th Primary Election is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2016.

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 one.

Non-incumbents for federal, state, and local offices and voters wishing to register as delegates to Republican County Party convention must file by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Shively reminds potential candidates that his office will be closed on Monday, February 15th in honor of Federal holiday of President's Day.

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

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