2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska

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All 3 Nebraska seats to the United States House of Representatives
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The 2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska will be held on November 8, 2022, to elect the three U.S. representatives from the state of Nebraska, one from each of the state's three congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the Nebraska gubernatorial election, as well as other elections to the U.S. House of Representatives, elections to the U.S. Senate, and various state and local elections.

Nebraska's primary elections took place on May 10.

District 1

2022 Nebraska's 1st congressional district election

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Nominee Mike Flood Patty Pansing Brooks
Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. Representative

Vacant



See also: Nebraska's 1st congressional district

The 1st district is located in eastern Nebraska surrounding Omaha and its suburbs, taking in Lincoln, Bellevue, Fremont, and Norfolk. The incumbent is Republican Jeff Fortenberry, who was re-elected with 59.5% of the vote in 2020.[1] Fortenberry resigned March 31, 2022 after having been indicted and convicted on charges of lying to the FBI about campaign donations. Therefore, a special election will be held on June 28, 2022.

Republican primary

Candidates

Nominee
Eliminated in primary
Withdrawn
Declined

Endorsements

Mike Flood
U.S. Representatives
State officials
Organizations
Jeff Fortenberry (withdrawn)
State officials

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Thireena Yuki
Connely
Mike
Flood
Jeff
Fortenberry
Curtis
Huffman
John Glen
Weaver
Undecided
March 31, 2022 Fortenberry resigns and withdraws from the race
Moore Information Group (R)[A] February 23, 2022 405 (LV) ± 4.9% 1% 25% 36% 1% 1% 36%
30% 40% 30%
Moore Information Group (R)[A] January 2022 – (LV) 33% 35% 33%

Results

Republican primary results[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Flood 61,265 73.9
Republican Jeff Fortenberry (incumbent, withdrawn) 9,807 11.8
Republican John Weaver 5,470 6.6
Republican Thireena Yuki Connely 3,353 4.0
Republican Curtis Huffman 3,062 3.7
Total votes 82,957 100.0

Democratic primary

Candidates

Nominee
Eliminated in primary

Endorsements

Patty Pansing Brooks
State legislators
Local officials
Labor unions
Organizations

Results

Democratic primary results[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patty Pansing Brooks 31,808 86.6
Democratic Jazari Kual 4,944 13.4
Total votes 36,752 100.0

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[20] Solid R October 1, 2021
Inside Elections[21] Solid R October 18, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[22] Safe R October 5, 2021
Politico[23] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[24] Safe R June 9, 2022

Results

2022 Nebraska's 1st congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Flood
Democratic Patty Pansing Brooks
Write-in
Total votes

District 2

2022 Nebraska's 2nd congressional district election

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Nominee Don Bacon Tony Vargas
Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. Representative

Don Bacon
Republican



See also: Nebraska's 2nd congressional district

The 2nd district covers the Omaha metropolitan area, including all of Douglas County, home to the city of Omaha, and suburban parts of northern Sarpy County, including La Vista and Papillon. The incumbent is Republican Don Bacon, who was re-elected with 50.8% of the vote in 2020 on the same ballot Democrat Joe Biden won the district with 52.2%.[1]

Republican primary

Candidates

Nominee
Eliminated in primary
Withdrawn

Endorsements

Don Bacon

Results

Republican primary results[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don Bacon (incumbent) 53,824 77.2
Republican Steve Kuehl 15,945 22.8
Total votes 69,769 100.0

Democratic primary

Candidates

Nominee
Eliminated in primary
Declined
Endorsements
Alisha Shelton
Organizations
Tony Vargas
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
State legislators
Local officials
Organizations

Results

Democratic primary results[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tony Vargas 31,930 68.6
Democratic Alisha Shelton 14,585 31.4
Total votes 46,515 100.0

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[20] Likely R December 30, 2021
Inside Elections[21] Lean R October 18, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[22] Lean R October 5, 2021
Politico[23] Lean R April 5, 2022
RCP[24] Lean R June 9, 2022

Polling

Graphical summary
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Don
Bacon (R)
Tony
Vargas (D)
Undecided
Change Research (D)[B] May 6–10, 2022 564 (LV) ± 4.6% 39% 42% 16%
Change Research (D)[B] March 26–29, 2022 550 (LV) ± 4.5% 39% 40% 16%
Hypothetical polling
Generic Republican vs. generic Democrat
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Generic
Republican
Generic
Democrat
Undecided
Change Research (D)[B] March 26–29, 2022 550 (LV) ± 4.5% 40% 39% 21%

Results

2022 Nebraska's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Don Bacon (incumbent)
Democratic Tony Vargas
Write-in
Total votes

District 3

2022 Nebraska's 3rd congressional district election

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Nominee Adrian Smith David Else
Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. Representative

Adrian Smith
Republican



See also: Nebraska's 3rd congressional district

The 3rd district covers most of the rural western part of the state, and includes Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings, North Platte, Alliance, and Scottsbluff. The incumbent is Republican Adrian Smith, who was re-elected with 78.5% of the vote in 2020.[1]

Republican primary

Candidates

Nominee
Eliminated in primary

Endorsements

Adrian Smith

Results

Republican primary results[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (incumbent) 89,453 76.0
Republican Mike Calhoun 28,243 24.0
Total votes 117,696 100.0

Democratic Primary

Candidates

Nominee
Eliminated in primary

Results

Democratic primary results[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Else 8,701 52.2
Democratic Daniel Wik 7,968 47.8
Total votes 16,669 100.0

Legal Marijuana Now primary

Candidates

Nominee

Results

Legal Marijuana Now primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Legal Marijuana Now Mark Elworth Jr. 89 100.0
Total votes 89 100.0

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[20] Solid R October 1, 2021
Inside Elections[21] Solid R October 18, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[22] Safe R October 5, 2021
Politico[23] Solid R April 5, 2022
RCP[24] Safe R June 9, 2022

Results

2022 Nebraska's 3rd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Adrian Smith (incumbent)
Democratic David Else
Legal Marijuana Now Mark Elworth Jr.
Write-in
Total votes

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear
Partisan clients
  1. ^ a b This poll was sponsored by Fortenberry's campaign
  2. ^ a b c This poll was sponsored by 314 Action, which supports Vargas

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