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Omaha Senator Bob Krist is Planning to Run for Governor as Independent

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has a new challenger for the gubernatorial race in 2018. Omaha Senator Bob Krist is leaving the Republican party and seeking signatures he would require put his name on the ballot as an independent. Krist told KETV the Republican party of today is not the one he knew and legislature has become more party-divided over the years under the leadership of Ricketts.