Nebraska campaign finance

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

Explore 262,859 contributions from the people, companies and committees donating to political causes in Nebraska since 1999.


$24,435

Donations, past 60 days

$36,344

Support/opposition spending, past 60 days

$19,318

Other campaign spending, past 60 days

Explore $139 million spent in Nebraska politics

Search by donor

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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

    $24,435


    Donations by month, past year

    Support / opposition spending

    Total, past 60 days

    $36,344


    Total by month, past year

    Campaign spending

    Largest campaign expenses, past 60 days

    Date Paid by Paid to For Amount
    June 25 Insure The Good Life Ne Appleseed Center For Law In The Public Interest Consulting $13,573
    June 25 Insure The Good Life Planned Parenthood Voters Of Ne Pac Consulting $3,150
    June 25 Insure The Good Life Ne Appleseed Center For Law In The Public Interest Mileage, Printing, Food, Hotel, Website - No Reportable 3rd Parties $2,108
    June 25 Insure The Good Life Planned Parenthood Voters Of Ne Pac Gas And Food - No Reportable 3rd Parties $446
    July 12 Al Riskowski For Legislature Ne Family Alliance Donated Balance To Nonprofit $321
    June 25 Peterson For County Board Peterson, Ronald D Facebook Advertising $39
    July 12 Al Riskowski For Legislature Klin Radio Refund Of Radio Ad $-321

    Total, past 60 days

    $19,318


    Total by month, past year