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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

Gov. Pete Ricketts has placed Nebraska’s aging population at risk

LINCOLN, NE – Sen. Bob Krist, candidate for Nebraska governor, said today that Gov. Pete Ricketts has placed Nebraska’s aging population at risk because of his cuts to skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.

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May 22, 2018

News Conference

Sen. Bob Krist to hold news conference on Gov. Ricketts' failed leadership on Nebraska nursing homes

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May 22, 2018

Gun Safety Statement

A personal note from Bob and Lynne following the tragic school shooting last Friday.

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May 17, 2018

Bob Krist & Lynne Walz head to Bridgeport, NE for Property Tax Reform Town Hall

“Farmers, ranchers and homeowners across Nebraska are hurting”MILLARD, NE  AIRPORT– After securing the nominations for Nebraska Governor and Lt. Governor, Sen. Bob Krist and Sen. Lynne Walz told a crowd...

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May 11, 2018

Sen. Bob Krist criticizes Gov. Ricketts’ for double standard in use of private funds

“In what universe is it okay for private funds to go to felons, but not school children?"

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