Feb. 14, 2008
Contact: Neal Erickson
(402) 471-4127, firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates for presidential primary election set
LINCOLN – Secretary of State John Gale has set the slate of presidential candidates that will appear on the ballot for the May 13 Nebraska primary election.
The candidates (in alphabetical order) are:
--Republican Party: Mike Huckabee, John McCain and Ron Paul.
--Democratic Party: Hillary Clinton, Mike Gravel and Barack Obama.
--Green Party: Jesse Johnson, Cynthia McKinney, Kent Mesplay and Kat Swift.
--Nebraska Party: Don J. Grundmann, Bryan Malatesta and Diane Beall Templin.
Under Nebraska’s “all-star” primary process, the secretary of state determines the presidential candidates appearing on the ballot.
Gale noted that the primary election results will not determine delegation
selection for either the Republican or Democratic national conventions
that will select