Jennifer Carter

Jennifer Carter announced Wednesday that she will be a candidate for the Nebraska Legislature in District 29. The district encompasses south-central Lincoln and is currently represented by Sen. Kate Bolz, who is unable to seek re-election because of term limits.

LINCOLN — A state legislative staffer, Jennifer Carter, announced that she is seeking election to the Nebraska Legislature in south-central Lincoln’s District 29.

Carter, who has a law degree from Boston University, currently works as the legal counsel for the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee. She was previously employed by the Food Bank for the Heartland and the Food Bank of Lincoln, as well as the Nebraska Appleseed center.

Sen. Kate Bolz currently represents District 29 but is barred from seeking re-election because of term limits.

Carter, a registered Democrat, earned a bachelor’s degree at Columbia University and is married with two children. She joins at least three other announced candidates in that district.

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