Nebraska campaign finance

Welcome to the first search engine for Nebraska political campaign spending.

Explore 239,775 contributions from the people, companies and committees donating to political causes in Nebraska since 1999. Last updated on Feb. 20.


Donations, past 60 days


Support/opposition spending, past 60 days


Other campaign spending, past 60 days

Explore $139 million spent in Nebraska politics

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Outside influence

Advertising, mailers and other spending by independent groups has grown dramatically. In addition to usual donations and spending, you can see every time a politician was attacked or propped up by these outside committees.

Explore purchases

Details 75,000 purchases by campaigns and interest groups on advertising, polling, salaries, food, car leases and more.

Notable names

  • Pete Ricketts

  • Dick Holland

  • Joe and Marlene Ricketts
    Founder, Ameritrade

  • Dianne Lozier
    Lozier Foundation

  • Keep the Money in Nebraska
    Committee supporting expanded gambling

  • Gambling with the Good Life
    Committee opposed to expanded gambling

  • Nebraskans for the Death Penalty
    Committee opposed to death penalty repeal

  • Nebraskans for Public Safety
    Committee supporting death penalty repeal

  • Retain a Just Nebraska
    Committee supporting death penalty repeal

  • Donations

    Total, past 60 days


    Donations by month, past year

    Support / opposition spending

    Total, past 60 days


    Total by month, past year

    Campaign spending

    Largest campaign expenses, past 60 days

    Date Paid by Paid to For Amount
    Jan. 17 Al Davis For Legislature Al Davis Reimbursement Expenses 10/22/12 $40,749
    Dec. 30 Pete Ricketts For Governor Waldron, Corben Parade Supplies, Consulting, $23,064
    Dec. 31 Seiler For Unicameral Ideabank Gi Independent Ads 1566.34, Hastings Tribune Ads 7428.16, Wood River ... $17,262
    Jan. 17 Al Davis For Legislature Al Davis Reimbursement Expenses 11/8/16 $15,778
    Jan. 17 Al Davis For Legislature Al Davis Forgiveness Of Loan $14,623
    Dec. 29 Linehan For Legislature Jspray Llc Campaign Management $14,000
    Dec. 27 Jerry Johnson For Legislature Wahoo Community Foundation Donation To Several Non Profit Groups $13,250
    Dec. 27 Committee To Elect Colby Coash Acypl Final Donation To Non-Profit $10,215
    Dec. 31 Wayne For Nebraska Red State Strategies Calls $9,674
    Dec. 27 Hadley For Legislature Galen Hadley Expense Reimbursement $8,457

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    Total, past 60 days


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