Cornhusker Boys’ State Elects State and County Officers

Results from this morning’s general election are in! Here is who you elected, Cornhusker Boys’ State:

State Office
Lieutenant Governor: Trenton Hays
Secretary of State: Zac Cote’
State Treasurer: Trevor Burr
State Auditor: Aaron Smith
Attorney General: Jack Graham
Public Service Commissioners:

Connor Barr
Trev Mumm
Zach Mumm
Benjamin Andrew Kruse
Tom Waldo


Washington County Office
County Sheriff: Seth Hackleman
County Attorney: Dylan Stuck
County Clerk: Cody Boche
Clerks of the District Court:

Trevor Benge
Quinn Michael Nelson

County Treasurer: Alex Hart
State Board of Education Representatives:

Daniel Allgood
Ty Ogden
Cole Weise

County Judge: Ethan Steiner
County Superintendent of Public Instruction: Jacob Burr
Public Defender: Caleb Compton


Lincoln County Office
County Sheriff: Tyler Ebeler
County Attorney: Zachary Kirby
County Clerk: Mark Dunn
Clerks of the District Court:

Seth Gohl
James P. Richards, Jr.

County Treasurer: Taylor Kubik
State Board of Education Representatives:

Connor Bentley
Dusty Chandler
Hayden Geis

County Judge: Jon Freese
County Superintendent of Public Instruction: Cole Beebe
Public Defender: Dan Helgenberger

Gubernatorial Candidates Campaign at Party Caucuses

On Thursday morning, gubernatorial candidates had the opportunity to campaign at their respective party assemblies. Delegates were able to ask questions about a number of things, from policy to personal background. Check back for updates on this afternoon’s gubernatorial primary!


A Gettysburg candidate campaigns

A Bataan candidate campaigns


Governor Dave Heineman Addresses Joint Session of Boys’ and Girls’ State

After a rousing concert performed by the Boys’ State / Girls’ State band and chorus, the honorable Governor Dave Heineman addressed a joint session of Cornhusker Boys’ and Girls’ State. His remarks were taken quite well, noted by the recurring applause and ovations from the audience. He rallied Husker camaraderie by voicing his support and enthusiasm for the coming football and volleyball seasons in the Big Ten Conference. In his remarks, he also noted many aspects of his job as governor, including the extensive reading, meeting, and traveling he does. After his address, Boys’ State and Girls’ State delegates had the opportunity to ask questions, and a wide range of topics were covered, from the budget to the Humane Society of the United States, from education to universal healthcare.


Governor Heineman responding to questions

Governor Heineman addressing delegates

Governor Heineman with the Cornhusker Boys’ and Girls’ State Governors