Voters Dump Saunders County Prosecutor

Voters turned thumbs-down on Saunders (Nebraska) County Attorney Scott Tinglehoff, an enthusiastic supporter of Nebraska’s 2009 legislation that adds punishments for former sex offenders who have completed their sentences. The chief architects of the law, LB 285 of 2009, also were losers at the polls. By placing the vast majority of former sex offenders whoContinue reading “Voters Dump Saunders County Prosecutor”

Oh, Happy Day! Bruning, Pirsch Lose at the Polls

The chief architects of Nebraska’s politically motivated former sex offender law saw their political careers go down in flames in the Tuesday, May 13, primary election. Attorney General Jon Bruning lost the Republican gubernatorial primary to Pete Ricketts, and former State Sen. Pete Pirsch finished fourth in a four-person race for the GOP attorney generalContinue reading “Oh, Happy Day! Bruning, Pirsch Lose at the Polls”