Nebraskans Reject Far left Party in Big City Mayor’s Race–Omaha voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 – But Democrat was rejected on Tuesday night.
Via the Omaha Herald:
Omahans can expect four more years of City Hall focus on public safety and the budget — and maybe a new riverfront — after Mayor Jean Stothert easily won re-election.
Stothert won 53 percent of the votes to challenger Heath Mello’s 46 percent in the final unofficial count, with a particularly strong showing in the western part of the city.
“To the community I love, thank you for rehiring me,” she said. “I’ll work harder than ever to make you proud of our work.”…
…Stothert, a Republican in an officially nonpartisan seat, kept the focus on local governance issues as Mello tried to harness anger over President Donald Trump.
It was another brutal loss for Democrats – who couldn’t even win in a big Midwestern city.
MEANWHILE: Democrats suffered an electoral setback tonight, with Heath Mello falling in the Omaha mayoral race https://t.co/3veBHUMufB
— Alex Roarty (@Alex_Roarty) 10. мај 2017.
The Democrat party infighting didn’t help.
It wasn't especially close in #omahamayor race: Incumbent Jean Stothert (R) 53%, Heath Mello (D) 46%. Abortion flap may have hurt Dem.
— Ken Rudin (@kenrudin) 10. мај 2017.