As of this week, two women have announced plans to seek the 1st District Democratic congressional nomination.

The first to file was Barbara Ramsey of Bellevue. And last week, State Sen. Kate Bolz of Lincoln announced her candidacy.

They hope to win the Democratic ticket and challenge 1st District Congressman Jeff Fortenberry in the November 2020 election. 

Fortenberry, a Republican, is serving his 8th term in that office.

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