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Located in the Midwestern United States, Nebraska’s largest city is Omaha and its capital is Lincoln. In addition, Nebraska is the only U.S. state with a unicameral legislature.

Although Nebraska's legislature is officially known simply as the "Legislature" and more commonly called the "Unicameral," its members call themselves "senators." Nebraska's Legislature is also the only state legislature in the United States that is nonpartisan. The senators are elected with no party affiliation next to their names on the ballot, and the speaker and committee chairs are chosen at large so that members of any party can be chosen for these positions.

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National politics in Nebraska


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Deb Fischer
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Nebraska 2013January 3, 2019November, 2018LinkBen Nelson (D)
Mike Johanns
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Nebraska 2009January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkChuck Hagel (R)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Adrian Smith
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkTom Osborne (R)
Jeffrey Fortenberry
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2005January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkDoug Bereuter (R)
Lee Terry
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 1999January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJon Christensen (R)


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The structure of the Nebraska judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Nebraska Supreme Court, the Nebraska Court of Appeals, the Nebraska District Courts, the Nebraska County Courts and various courts of limited jurisdiction.


There are two federal courts: the District of Nebraska and the District of Nebraska Bankruptcy Court.

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Nebraska
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The Cornhusker State
Capital:   Lincoln
Motto:   Equality Before the Law
Population:   1.8 million
Area of state:   77,354 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1867
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