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We at the Nebraska Young Republicans are extremely excited to be hosting the 2019 Young Republican National Convention in Omaha.  Please visit our convention website at http://www.yrnc2019.com for the latest updates on the convention.

Nebraska Republican Party Reaffirms their support of the YRs


Nebraska Republican Party Reaffirms their support of the YRs

Saturday, June 16, the Nebraska Republican Party unanimously adopted a resolution presented on behalf of the Young Republicans and College Republicans reaffirming their support of our great organization and our work. We are honored to continue to strengthen this relationship and continue working with them to build the party.

The resolution reads as follows:

WHEREAS, The Nebraska Republican Party recognizes the importance that youth play in the future of our party; and
WHEREAS, The Nebraska Republican Party recognizes that the youth of Nebraska work hard to serve our party and candidates well and further Republican causes; and
WHEREAS, The Nebraska Republican Party believes that the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans and the Nebraska College Republicans play an integral role in grassroots organizing and connecting our party with young people; and
WHEREAS, The Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans and the Nebraska College Republicans are nationally recognized organizations for their successes at energizing and mobilizing youth within the party; and
WHEREAS, The Nebraska Republican Party supports the engagement of young people in our party to ensure the longevity and strength of the Republican brand

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE NEBRASKA REPUBLICAN PARTY THAT:
1. The Nebraska Republican Party supports the great work of the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans and the Nebraska College Republicans.
2. The Nebraska Republican Party supports ensuring that these two organizations continue their work building a strong youth arm of the party that will keep the party strong for generations to come.
3. The Nebraska Republican Party supports and encourages Members of the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans and the Nebraska College Republicans becoming involved in the state party and running for elective office.

Young Republicans Endorse Bob Evnen for Secretary of State


Nebraska Young Republicans Endorse Evnen for Secretary of State

The executive board of the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans voted unanimously to endorse Bob Evnen to be Nebraska’s next Secretary of State.

“We are excited to join the long list of Nebraska conservatives to endorse Bob Evnen to be Nebraska’s next Secretary of State,” said NFYR Chairman Spencer Head. “Throughout his years of service to our State, Bob has been a consistent conservative voice and leader to advance Nebraska values.  We are proud to support his candidacy for Secretary of State and believe that he will continue to lead our State well.”

In response, Evnen said, “Our state is lucky to have one of the best, most active YR groups in the country. I am honored and humbled to have received their endorsement of my candidacy for Secretary of State. I look forward to working with the YR’s throughout the campaign and beyond.”

The Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans is the premier organization representing registered Republican voters between the ages of 18 and 40 in Nebraska. Its mission is to engage members in the political process by facilitating contact with their elected officials and candidates, organizing volunteer opportunities, and recruiting candidates for office, as well as other activities.

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Young Republicans Endorse Senator John Murante for Treasurer


The executive board of the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans voted unanimously to endorse State Senator John Murante to be Nebraska’s next State Treasurer.

“We are honored to endorse our former chairman, John Murante, to be Nebraska’s next State Treasurer,” said NFYR Chairman Spencer Head. “John’s business experience and commitment to conservative values helped establish him as a conservative leader in the Legislature and will make him a great State Treasurer.”

“I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Nebraska Young Republicans,” Murante said. “We share a vision for Nebraska’s future centered on conservative, Republican values that help hardworking families thrive. Conservative leaders from all walks of life are uniting behind my campaign to bring this vision to the State Treasurer’s office. I am truly humbled to be able to add the leaders of the Nebraska Young Republicans to that list.”

The Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans is the premier organization representing registered Republican voters between the ages of 18 and 40 in Nebraska. Its mission is to engage members in the political process by facilitating contact with their elected officials and candidates, organizing volunteer opportunities, and recruiting candidates for office, as well as other activities.

Nebraska Young Republicans to host 2019 Young Republican National Convention


 

Contact: Spencer Head
chairman@nebraskayr.org
www.nebraskayr.org

Nebraska Young Republicans to host the 2019 Young Republican National Convention

West Palm Beach, FL, November 12- Yesterday, at its Fall Board Meeting, the Young Republican National Federation (YRNF) awarded the 2019 Young Republican National Convention to the Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans. The convention will be held in Omaha and Lincoln, and will bring over 500 active Young Republican leaders from across the country to Nebraska.  “This is an amazing opportunity to highlight our great statewide leaders and Nebraska on the national political stage,” said Spencer Head, NFYR Chairman.

The Nebraska Federation of Young Republicans is the premier organization representing registered Republican voters between the ages of 18 and 40 in the State of Nebraska.  Its mission is to engage members in the political process by facilitating contact with their elected officials and candidates, organizing volunteer opportunities, and recruiting candidates for office, as well as a host of other activities.

“I’m thrilled to hold the Young Republican National Convention in Nebraska in 2019,” stated YRNF Chairman Jason Emert. “For the first time in several years we will bring our national membership to strong Republican state in the Heartland. I’m impressed with the amount of work Chairman Head has already put into this convention, which is evidenced by the strong support he has received from Governor Ricketts and many other state and local leaders.”

Governor Pete Ricketts and Omaha City Councilwoman Aimee Melton will co-chair the Host Committee, which will have nine members.

“On behalf of the Host Committee, I am excited and honored to welcome the YRNF to Nebraska in 2019.  The success of the Young Republicans shows that conservative values are alive and well in the next generation.  With Nebraska’s values and Omaha’s national reputation as one of the best cities for young professionals, our state is the perfect place to host the Young Republican National Convention,” said Governor Ricketts.

“Omaha is honored to be selected as the host city for the 2019 YRNF National Convention,”  said Omaha City Councilwoman Aimee Melton.  “Our vibrant city is rich in tradition and history, but full of new and exciting entertainment venues and entrepreneurial opportunities.   We look forward to welcoming young republicans from across the nation and demonstrating our commitment to conservative principles and ideals to the future leaders of our country.”

The full membership of the Host Committee is listed below:

Governor Pete Ricketts, Co-Chair
Councilwoman Aimee Melton, Co-Chair
State Senator John Murante
Rochelle Mallett, O’Hara Lindsay Government Relations
Eric Dunning
Spencer Head, NFYR Chairman
Andrew La Grone, NFYR National Committeeman and YRNF Midwest Regional Director
Janell Folkerts, NFYR National Committeewoman
Ben Boll, NFYR Vice-Chair

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Omaha YR Monthly Happy Hours


This month will feature the first of the Omaha Young Republicans new monthly Happy Hour series. This is a great way to network with other likeminded individuals away from our monthly business meeting. Each month we will select a different bar or restaurant around the Omaha area to visit, and to keep things easy, it will alway be on the Third Thursday. We welcome you to come out and meet with us. If you are interested in joining, just want to learn more, or just want to network with other Young Republicans, this is the place for you. Plus, every month we will have some sort of new member incentive or drink deal.

This month new members who sign up and pay their dues will receive $5 off their first year's dues. That's $15 for the entire year!!! Join us on the 26th at 6 pm at The Good Life Sports Bar and Grill, 1203 S 180th Street.

New Site


Welcome to the brand new website for the Nebraska Young Republicans.  We are excited to launch this site and better connect with YRs statewide.