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Bob Krist

Senator, Veteran, Husband, Father

Sen. Bob Krist, a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force, flying more than 100 combat sorties during his 21-year military service, is running for governor because Nebraskans want a strong, independent leader who will lower taxes and make state government more efficient.

“Voters are fed up with partisan politics that divide us rather than unite us. Partisan bickering in Washington has spread to our nonpartisan Nebraska Legislature, and our current Governor has worsened the situation by personally bankrolling challengers to senators who don’t vote right down the line with him.”

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News & Updates

NEWS: Krist for Governor campaign says Gov. Ricketts sinking​ ​to new low in Nebraska politics

LINCOLN, NE – Krist for Governor campaign spokesperson Dan Parsons, issued the following statement today in response to Gov. Ricketts campaign alleging violation of state liquor laws and alcohol abuse by Sen. Krist.

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Sep 10, 2018

Gov. Ricketts backtracks on Sept 21 debate at Wayne State College Wants former GOP Senator to moderate; disrespects long-standing public broadcasting station

LINCOLN, NE – Sen. Bob Krist said today that he is disappointed that Gov. Ricketts is now backing away from an agreed upon debate on September 21 at Wayne State...

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Sep 07, 2018

After first accepting, Gov. Ricketts now backtracking on Wayne debate

LINCOLN, NE – The Bob Krist for Governor Campaign said today that Gov. Ricketts is now backing away from an agreed upon debate on September 21 at Wayne State College....

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Sep 06, 2018

Sen. Krist says Gov. Ricketts responsible for loss of 2,000 jobs and corporate headquarters of Cabela’s

Doomsday investor and friend donated $8 million to Ricketts and his family’s PACs while making $200 million profit

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Aug 31, 2018

Day after debate, Sen. Krist says Gov. Ricketts out of touch with average Nebraskans

LINCOLN, NE – The day after his first debate with Gov. Pete Ricketts, Sen. Bob Krist said today that Ricketts showed he is out of touch with Nebraskans who are...

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