Nebraska campaign finance

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

Explore 244,957 contributions from the people, companies and committees donating to political causes in Nebraska since 1999. Last updated on Aug. 21.


$52,000

Donations, past 60 days

$2,845

Support/opposition spending, past 60 days

$12,909

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
    Governor

  • 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

    $52,000


    Donations by month, past year

    Support / opposition spending

    Largest expenditures to directly support or oppose a candidate, past 60 days

    Date Sponsor Supporting/Opposing Amount
    July 25 Ne Printing Center Robert Evnen For Secretary Of State (Not Registed) (support) $1,915
    July 10 Kelley Plucker, Llc Howard For Mud (support) $291
    July 10 Kelley Plucker, Llc Howard For Mud (support) $291
    July 11 O'Hara, Lindsay & Associates Mccollister For Legislature (support) $109
    July 13 Kissel/Erickson Sederstrom Associates Llc Mccollister For Legislature (support) $80
    July 11 O'Hara, Lindsay & Associates Mccollister For Legislature (support) $46
    July 26 Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Nebraska Anna Wishart For Legislature (support) $41
    July 1 O'Hara, Lindsay & Associates Mccollister For Legislature (support) $36
    July 1 O'Hara, Lindsay & Associates Mccollister For Legislature (support) $34

    Total, past 60 days

    $2,845


    Total by month, past year

    Campaign spending

    Largest campaign expenses, past 60 days

    Date Paid by Paid to For Amount
    July 5 Retain A Just Nebraska Nebraska Death Penalty Repeal Closing Funds Expenditure-Charitable Organization $11,150
    July 31 Committee For Hastings Future Elite4print, Inc. Yard Signs & Banners $1,459
    July 31 Katie For Lps Child Guidance Center, Lincoln, Ne Donation To Non Profit $298

    Total, past 60 days

    $12,909


    Total by month, past year