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Meet Bob Krist

A Principled Leader For Nebraska

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

Omaha Federation of Labor to host news conference with Senator Bob Krist Tuesday, July 17, 10 a.m.

LINCOLN, NE – The Omaha Federation of Labor will host a news conference with Sen. Bob Krist, candidate for Governor, Tuesday, July 17, 10:00 a.m. at the IBEW Local 22 offices, 8946 L Street, Omaha.

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Jul 13, 2018

Krist campaign asks Gov.’s Office for all records relating​ ​to news conference at​ ​Tecumseh prison

LINCOLN, NE – The Krist for Governor campaign today issued a formal Nebraska Open Records Law Request to the Office of the Governor of Nebraska and the Nebraska Department of...

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Jul 12, 2018

Senator Krist calls on Gov. Ricketts to immediately​ ​terminate Scott Frakes as prison director

“More assaults and riots since Ricketts became governor than the last 30 years combined.”TECUMSEH, NE – At a news conference today outside the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, Sen. Bob Krist called...

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Jul 05, 2018

Sen. Bob Krist compares EPA’s Pruitt abuse of power to Gov. Ricketts use of State Patrol for personal travel and security

LINCOLN, NE – Sen. Bob Krist, candidate for Nebraska Governor, said today that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s abuse of power and waste of taxpayer money is similar to...

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Jul 05, 2018

Statement from Sen. Bob Krist on Medicaid Expansion

LINCOLN, NE – Sen. Bob Krist, candidate for Nebraska Governor, issued the following statement today regarding Medicaid expansion on the November ballot.

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