Judge nixes keep­ing Ker­rey off bal­lot over res­i­dence

The Washington Times Daily - - Politics -

OMAHA | A judge has ruled that for­mer U.S. Sen. Bob Ker­rey will ap­pear on Ne­braska’s Demo­cratic pri­mary bal­lot in May.

Lan­caster County Dis­trict Judge Steven Burns’ decision came Wed­nes­day, a day af­ter the Ne­braska Re­pub­li­can Party filed a le­gal chal­lenge to try to keep Mr. Ker­rey off the bal­lot.

The state party chal­lenged Sec­re­tary of State John Gale’s opin­ion last week that said Mr. Ker­rey could ap­pear on the May 15 pri­mary bal­lot.

Mr. Gale said in his opin­ion that he be­lieved Mr. Ker­rey had vi­o­lated

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