Omaha mayoral election, 2013

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Omaha mayoral election, 2013
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Nominee Jean Stothert Jim Suttle
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 47,953 35,346
Percentage 57.32% 42.25%

Mayor before election

Jim Suttle
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Jean Stothert
Republican

The 2013 Omaha mayoral election took place on May 14, 2013. Incumbent Mayor Jim Suttle sought a second term in office.[1]

The position of mayor in Omaha is officially a non-partisan position. A blanket primary was held on April 2, 2013. The top two finishers in the primary, Suttle and City Councilwoman Jean Stothert, moved on to the general election. In the general election, Stothert defeated Suttle and became Omaha's first female mayor.

Primary election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Omaha mayoral primary results, April 2, 2013[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jean Stothert 18,870 32.20
Democratic Jim Suttle (incumbent) 14,309 24.41
Republican Dave Nabity 10,204 17.41
Nonpartisan Brad Ashford 7,745 13.21
Republican Dan Welch 7,083 12.08
Socialist Workers Maura DeLuca 195 0.33
Nonpartisan Mort Sullivan 153 0.26
Write-in 52 0.09
Total votes 58,611 100

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Jean Stothert, City Councilwoman
  • Jim Suttle, incumbent Mayor

Results[edit]

Omaha mayoral election results, May 14, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jean Stothert 47,953 57.32
Democratic Jim Suttle (incumbent) 35,346 42.25
Total votes 87,347 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Perez, Jr., Juan (June 13, 2012). "Suttle tenacious about another win". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ Hammel, Paul; Perez, Jr., Juan (June 6, 2012). "Ashford to run for Omaha mayor". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ Tysver, Robynn (April 1, 2013). "Mayoral candidate Maura DeLuca rises in Socialist Party". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Pazera, Justin (March 31, 2013). "Two Mayoral Candidates You May Not Know". KMTV-TV. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ Tysver, Robynn (June 23, 2012). "Nabity will join mayor's race". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Perez, Jr., Juan (June 28, 2012). "Stothert, Welch join Omaha mayor's race". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  7. ^ "2013 Primary Election Unofficial Results". Douglas County Election Commission. April 2, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013.