Hassebrook Selects County Official as Running Mate

By: WOWT 6 News Email
By: WOWT 6 News Email

Democrat Chuck Hassebrook has selected Lancaster County Commissioner Jane Raybould as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

He made the announcement Monday at the Capitol. Raybould was born and raised in Lincoln, was first elected to the county board of commissioners in 2010.

Raybould serves as vice president for operations at B & R Stores, Inc., an employee-owned grocery store company that includes Russ's Market, Super Savers, Save Best Foods and Apple Market. Raybould and her husband, Jose Herrero, have two children.

Hassebrook is running against Republican Pete Ricketts to replace Governor Dave Heineman, who is leaving office because of term limits. Ricketts has chosen current Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann, a farmer and former state senator, as his running mate.

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