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Gwenn Aspen

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Gwenn Aspen
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Candidate for
Nebraska State Senate, District 8
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Campaign website
Gwenn Aspen is a 2014 candidate for District 8 of the Nebraska State Senate.


Campaign themes


Aspen's campaign website highlights the following issues:[1]

Putting Kids First

  • Excerpt: "The promise of a good education shouldn't depend on income or where you live. I will consider all options to improve our education system, and oppose special interests that put adults before kids. That means encouraging innovation, providing incentives for top teachers in challenged schools, and giving parents more choices in where they send their kids."

Taking Action Against Violent Crime

  • Excerpt: "Escalating violence plagues our city. Violent criminals should not receive shortened sentences. It's time for the Legislature to act. I will work to repeal Nebraska's misguided "good time" law for violent offenders, reform how we treat non-violent offenders, and push for stiffer sentences to target gangs."

Lower Taxes and a Level Playing Field

  • Excerpt: "Our tax system is riddled with loopholes and exemptions for corporations and special interests. Lower taxes and a level playing field will let you keep more of your own money while unleashing our greatest creative force- our local businesses and entrepreneurs."

Every Vote on Facebook

  • Excerpt: "For too long, the people's business has been done in hallways and backrooms. As your senator, I pledge to post on Facebook every single vote I take, and my reason why. Agree or disagree, I'll always be accountable to you."



See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nebraska State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 13, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for challengers wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014, two days after the statutory deadline, which fell on a Saturday. Incumbents were required to file for election by February 18, 2014, three days after the statutory deadline, which fell on the Saturday prior to Presidents Day. Incumbent Burke Harr and Gwenn Aspen will face off in the general election. Both candidates were unopposed in the primary election.[2][3]

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