Governor Pete Ricketts:

Vote Sought on Death Penalty:

“An organization campaigning to reinstate Nebraska’s death penalty after lawmakers repealed it in May said Wednesday it has collected more than enough signatures to place the issue before voters in 2016 and probably enough to block the repeal from going into effect on Sunday. The group, heavily financed by Gov. Pete Ricketts and his family, said it had gathered 166,692 signatures.”

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The New York Times, “Nebraska: Vote Sought on Death Penalty,” August 27, 2015