(Lincoln, NE) Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified candidates to represent Lincoln’s 29th district in the Nebraska Legislature. Sen. Mike Foley is resigning his seat in the Legislature due to his recent election to the office of State Auditor of Public Accounts.
Applications will be accepted through the close of business on Friday, Nov. 17.
“I hope to move quickly in naming a successor for Senator Foley in order to give that individual time to get acquainted with legislative procedures and fellow senators before the start of the session.” Gov. Heineman said.
Applicants must live within the boundaries of District 29, which covers a significant portion of southeastern Lincoln in Lancaster County. A detailed map of the district and its boundaries is available on the Nebraska Legislature’s Web site at http://nebraskalegislature.gov/web/public/home.
The Governor may also seek out additional qualified candidates.
Individuals interested in the position should send a cover letter and resume, along with a completed application form, to Peggy King in the Governor’s Office, at P.O. Box 94848, Lincoln, NE 68509. The application form is available on the Governor’s Web site at http://www.gov.state.ne.us, and can also be requested by calling the Governor’s Office.
The names of those submitting formal applications will be made public. Anyone with questions about the position may call the Governor’s Office at (402) 471-2244.