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Gov. Ricketts Congratulates Governor-Elect Jim Pillen

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Media Release:

Gov. Ricketts Congratulates Governor-Elect Jim Pillen


LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following the election of Jim Pillen as the State of Nebraska’s 41st Governor.


“Congratulations to Jim Pillen for being elected to serve Nebraskans as our state’s next Governor,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “I look forward to working closely with Governor-Elect Pillen and his team to ensure a smooth transition.  Having a regular opportunity to elect our leaders is one of the many blessings of American citizenship.  Thank you to the Secretary of State’s Office for your hard work to oversee the election, to the many Nebraskans who volunteered as poll workers, and to everyone who exercised their right to vote.” 


As specified in Nebraska’s State Constitution, Article XVII-5, Governor-Elect Jim Pillen will take office on January 5, 2023.