Gretna School Board

Three winners will be chosen in November.

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  • Election 2018: Gretna Public Schools Board of Education (Oct. 29, 2018)
  • Candidates


    Jennifer Bullington

    taught at WIT, taught for 15 years

    Website

    Age33
    PartyRepublican
    HomeGretna
    EducationUndergrad, ISU, Masters, Pacific Oaks College
    Familymarried, five kids
    FaithChristian, attend Calvary Christian Church
    Key issueHealth and safety

    Jennifer Deitloff

    Attorney at The Scoular Company

    Website

    PartyNot affiliated
    Educationdoctorate of Law--University of Nebraska College of Law; bachelors in communication studies/Spanish--UNL
    Familymarried, two kids

    David Gulizia

    Incumbent

    Convenience store and fast-food restaurant owner

    Age47
    PartyRepublican
    HomeGretna
    Public offices heldGretna school board, 2004-present
    EducationBachelor's degree, Peru State College
    FamilyMarried, two children
    FaithCatholic

    Mark Hauptman

    runs H & H Lawn and Landscape

    Website

    PartyRepublican
    HomeGretna
    Familymarried, four kids

    Carsten Ruff

    Owner of Ruff Grading

    PartyNot affiliated
    HomeGretna
    Familymarried, two kids

    Ann Sackett Wright

    Incumbent

    Systems Manager at Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital

    Age40
    PartyRepublican
    HomeGretna
    Public offices heldGretna school board, 2014-present
    EducationNursing degree, Bryan School of Nursing; bachelor’s degree, Creighton University; master’s degree, Nebraska Wesleyan
    FamilyTwo children
    FaithCatholic

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    Voter info

    Three ways to register

    » Online at nebraska.gov/apps-sos-voter-registration.

    » Print out an application (Here's the form) and take it to your local election commission (Here’s a list)

    » Register in person at an election commission office, the DMV, or in Douglas County, any of Omaha’s 12 library branches.

    Registration questions

    Visit www.votercheck.necvr.ne.gov to check whether you’re registered to vote and find your polling place. If you think you should be able to vote at a polling place but there’s a problem with the registration, request to fill out a provisional ballot. The election commission will collect them and then has a week to verify whether you are eligible to vote.

    To see a sample ballot

    See a sample ballot from the Nebraska Secretary of State website here.

    To find your district

    Visit votercheck.necvr.ne.gov and look up your registration info or polling place to find a list of the political districts you live in.

    Important dates

    Oct. 1: First day for early voting ballots to be mailed.
    Oct. 9: First day to vote early in person at election commission office.
    Oct. 19: Deadline to register to vote online, by mail, at agencies, at the DMV office, by deputy registrar or by registration form that’s delivered to the election office by someone other than the person registering
    Oct. 26: Deadline for in-person voter registration at election commission office, 6 p.m. Deadline for early voting ballots to be requested to be mailed to a specific address, 6 p.m. Deadline for write-in candidates to file notarized affidavit and filing fee with filing officer.
    Nov. 5: Deadline for in-person early voting at election commission office, 5 p.m. (Sarpy County office closes at 4:45 p.m.)
    Nov. 6: Election Day! Polls open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. 7 p.m.: Deadline for agent to pick up early voting ballot. 8 p.m.: Deadline to return early voting ballot to election commission office or drop box location
    Nov. 13: Deadline for verification of provisional ballots

    Here are the Douglas County drop box locations, opening in early October:

    City/County Building (1819 Farnam St.)
    South Omaha Branch Library (2808 Q St.)
    Washington Branch Library (2868 Ames Ave.)
    Ralston Police Department (7400 Main St., Ralston)
    Abrahams Branch Library (5111 N. 90th St.)
    Douglas County Election Commission (225 N. 115th St.)
    Drive-up location (115th and Davenport Streets, on median)
    Douglas County Engineer's Office (15505 West Maple Road)
    Millard Public Schools Foundation (5225 S. 159th Ave.)
    Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch Library (2100 Reading Plaza)

    To contact your election commission

    Douglas County Election Commission: www.votedouglascounty.com; 402-444-8683; 225 N. 115th St., Omaha, NE 68154

    Sarpy County Election Commission: www.sarpy.com/election; 402-593-2167; 501 Olson Drive, Suite 4, Papillion, NE 68046