PLATTSMOUTH – Robert Clements will return to the District 2 seat in the Nebraska Legislature after defeating challenger Susan Lorence in Tuesday’s general election.
That district serves all of Cass and Otoe counties and a portion of Sarpy County.
Clements received 7,943 votes, or 57 percent of the total, while Lorence got 6,007 votes, or 43 percent of the total.
It was pretty much the same story when broken down by county.
In Cass County, Clements received 5,260 votes, or 58 percent, of the county total, while Lorence got 3,822 votes, or 42 percent of the total.
Clements received 56 percent of the total votes in Otoe County while Lorence got 44 percent, and in Sarpy County, the incumbent got 55 percent to Lorence’s 45 percent.