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Campaign signs, and actions, are sprouting up all over town as election season intensifies.

Tanner Castillo, Tristen Winder and Peter Troshynski are ready to campaign for Democrat candidates Bob Kerrey and Mark Sullivan. The three men from North Platte plan to make phone calls and walk neighborhoods.

“We have had a great time in this year’s election campaign, and feel we have great candidates in Kerrey and Sullivan,” Lincoln County Democrats chairman Terry Sigler said after a recent county Democrats gathering at their downtown headquarters.


Meanwhile, the Lincoln County Republicans have created a website – www.localgop.org – and a facebook page. Chairwoman Kimberley Kaschke said the website links to more information about local, state and national candidates.

The site is named “Connecting our Community.”

“I look at it as an opportunity to bring people together,” Kaschke said. “So often everyone is focused on the national races, but what matters is the local election to make this a better place.”

Campaign yard signs are appearing all over North Platte. Election day is Nov. 6.


The young campaigners for the Democrats said they like politics and believe Bob Kerrey is the best candidate for Senate.

“I think Kerrey is going to stand for what he believes in,” Troshynski said. “With more age comes more wisdom.”

“He showed a lot of respect when I met him,” Winder said. “He looked me in the eye and asked me about my life and my opinion.”

The election slate:

Mayor of North Platte

Marc Kaschke

Dwight L. Livingston

North Platte Council - Ward 1

Brook Baker

Joshua J. Welden

Ward 2

Barb Keller

Glenn E. Petersen

Ward 3

Dan J. McGuire

Andrew D. Lee

Ward 4

Larry W. Campbell

Tracy Martinez

North Platte Airport Authority

Darrel C. Smith

Mike Jacobson


North Platte School Board - Ward 2

Pat Bartels

Mike Morrell

Ward 3

Jim Paloucek

Jack L. Price


T.J. Walker

Marge Spencer

Ryan Stearns

Bryan Franzen


Julie Boettcher

Steve Koch

Floydene Brown

Brenda A. Johnson


Casey L. Meyer

Jason Sommer

Robyn R. Huffman


Steve Osborn

Myron McCune

Jannette Lantis


Kristi Griffiths

Kenny Ogier

Cindy Christensen

Lila Koop



Todd Roe

Rodrick Brown

Lynn L. Herrick

Jerry L. Riewe (Declared Write-In)

Jeff Miller (Declared Write-In)


Carol Hernandez

Raymond Cox


Shane Montgomery


Deb Smith

Michael Rhoades

Mary P. Gibbons

Connie Davis

Char Rotert

John P. Lutz

Rob Monie

Scott Meyer

Brent A Sinsel

Jay A Elfeldt


Lea Van Boening

Garth Ogier

Linda S. Lehmkuhl

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The North Platte Bulletin - Published 10/14/2012
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