Second Congressional District Democratic Debate

Join League of Women Voters of Greater Omaha and the Omaha Press Club for a debate between NE-02 U.S. House of Representatives candidates Brad Asford and Kara Eastman.

The event will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. (with lunch at 11:30 a.m.) on Thursday, April 19 at the Omaha Press Club, 1620 Dodge St.

Call 402-345-8008 or email jeanie@opc.omhcoxmail.com for reservations. Tickets are $17.

Two Democrats are vying to unseat Republican Congressman Don Bacon in this November’s general election, Brad Ashford and Kara Eastman, will debate the issues April 19 at the Press Club. The winner will be decided in the May 15 primary election.

Ashford is seeking a second term in the U.S. House of Representatives after being defeated by Bacon two years ago. A businessman and a lawyer, Ashford served four terms in the Nebraska Legislature before being elected to Congress in 2016.

Kara Eastman came to Omaha in 2006 and started the Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance, a nonprofit organization that aims to protect children from lead poisoning and other environmental hazards. She is also a member of the board of Metropolitan Community College.

The debate will be moderated and recorded by WOWT Channel 6, the event’s television partner.

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