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Nebraska

5 total electoral votes

Donald Trump (R) has won four electoral votes, and one went to Joe Biden (D).

Illustration of Joe Biden
Biden
39.2%
374,583
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Trump
58.2%
556,846
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U.S. Senate

Sen. Ben Sasse (R) is projected to defeat Chris Janicek (D) and leads by 356,316 votes.

VotesPct.
SasseGOP
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583,507
59.7%
JanicekDEM227,191
23.3

Nebraska has three U.S. House races. Jump to results

How much of the vote has been counted?

The Post estimates 98% of votes cast have been counted here.

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Polls closed (3 months ago)

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Note: Maps on this page won’t indicate a leading candidate in each county until an estimated 35 percent of the vote has been reported there.

Updated Dec 11, 2020 at 10:39 a.m. ET

Presidential results

In 2016, Donald Trump (R) won Nebraska by a margin of 25 points. He also won all three of the state's congressional districts, adding five electoral college votes to his total.

Omaha

Lincoln

Kearney

Scottsbluff

North Platte

Norfolk

LEAD/WON

Trump

Biden

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Donald Trump *Trump *GOP
556,84658.2%
Joe Biden Biden DEM
374,58339.2
Jo Jorgensen Jorgensen LIB
20,2832.1
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
4,6300.5
An estimated 98% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. Senate results

In the Nebraska U.S. Senate race, the incumbent Ben Sasse (R) is running against Chris Janicek (D). Sasse has represented Nebraska in the Senate since 2015. The state's other Senate seat is held by Deb Fischer (R).

Omaha

Lincoln

Kearney

Scottsbluff

North Platte

Norfolk

LEAD/WON

Sasse

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Ben Sasse *Sasse *GOP
583,50759.7%
Chris Janicek Janicek DEM
227,19123.3
Write-ins Write-ins WRI
111,19511.4
Gene Siadek Siadek LIB
55,1155.6
An estimated 99% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

U.S. House results

Omaha

Lincoln

Kearney

Scottsbluff

North Platte

Norfolk

LEAD/WON

Republican

Seat

Current leader

CandidateVotes Pct.
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Jeff Fortenberry *Fortenberry *GOP
189,00659.5%
Kate Bolz Bolz DEM
119,62237.7
Dennis Grace Grace LIB
8,9382.8
An estimated 100% of votes have been counted.
* Incumbent

* Incumbent

Statewide ballot measures

Amendment 1

Remove slavery exception for criminal punishment

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
603,20468.2%
No No
280,89831.8
884,102 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Amendment 2

Extend Tax Increment Financing repayment period

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
520,23661.2%
No No
330,44538.8
850,681 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Initiative 428

Cap payday loan rate at 36%

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
723,52182.8%
No No
150,33017.2
873,851 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Initiative 429

Allow racetrack gambling

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
588,40565.0%
No No
316,29835.0
904,703 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Initiative 430

Enact racetrack gambling law

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
591,08665.0%
No No
318,09435.0
909,180 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Initiative 431

Enact 20% tax on gambling

ResponseVotes Pct.
Yes Yes
620,83568.7%
No No
282,70331.3
903,538 votes reported from 100% of precincts.

Results by state

By Peter Andringa, Jason Bernert, Lenny Bronner, Madison Dong, Jess Eng, Simon Glenn-Gregg, Shana Hadi, Daniel Hoerauf, Jason Holt, Aditya Jain, Isabelle Lavandero, Emily Liu, Anthony Pesce, Erik Reyna, Ashlyn Still and Susan Tyler

Sources: Edison Research, Associated Press, ProPublica, U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, Cook Political Report. Illustrations by Ben Kirchner for The Washington Post.