Hansen: Extending Omaha voting rights to non-Omahans a 'ludicrous' idea
By a vote of 4-3, the Omaha City Council asked its lobbyist to fight for a bill in the Nebraska Legislature that would allow people living in a three-mile area surrounding Omaha to vote in city elections. Councilman Chris Jerram voted nay.
Posted: Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 2:43 pm, Fri May 9, 2014.
Chris Jerram's cellphone started buzzing right after Tuesday's City Council meeting.
He forgot to turn his phone to silent mode, so it kept right on buzzing past midnight. It buzzed as he went for his pre-dawn run, and it buzzed as he showered, and it buzzed as he tried to take a catnap before he put on his city councilman's uniform.
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Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 2:43 pm.