Video News Release: Primary Election Reform Options

Video News Release: Primary Election Reform Options

VIDEO NEWS RELEASE from the Platte Institute

Contact: Adam Weinberg
(402) 500-0209

New podcast: Nebraska’s “Primary Problem”
Electoral reforms to make primaries more competitive

OMAHA, NE — The vote total for the winning candidate in Nebraska’s recent Republican gubernatorial primary equaled just more than 7% of registered voters. Election policy expert Tyler Fisher from Unite America joins Jim Vokal to discuss how the structure of primaries impacts voter representation and the quality of governing on the latest episode of the Nebraskanomics podcast available at

Media resources for this episode can be found at this link, including a transcript of the episode, a link to the YouTube video, and audio streams for Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Content from Nebraskanomics may be rebroadcast or republished, in whole or in part, with attribution to the Platte Institute and program guests.

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