Hastings, Neb. - (KSNB) The G-O-P put their wings in the air as they toured Nebraska in a get out the vote tour today. They visited Scottsbluff, Alliance, North Platte, Hastings and Lincoln.
The fever and the momentum for tomorrow's mid-term election is running high. As a political powerhouse hit Hastings today.
Governor Pete Ricketts, Senator Ben Sasse and Deb Fischer along with Congressman Adrian Smith and Jeff Fortenberry all joined the "Get Out The Vote Rally."
Governor Ricketts got straight to the point when he spoke
"I am up for re-election, I need your help. Over the last four years we have worked on growing Nebraska that is the vision for my administration. I brought my business skills to make government more effective, more efficient. Because we put the right policies in place we have seen the same kind of job growth here. We have maintained over a million farm jobs for the last three years for the first time in our state's history," said Governor Pete Ricketts.
To rounds of applause Governor Ricketts went on to tout the low unemployment for the state.
"It is about strife or solutions, it is about conflict or community, these people you have here are really committed to community, solutions and results," said Congressman Jeff Fortenberry.
And those results they say, amount to the third highest wage growth of any state in the country.
"In Nebraska we are lucky to have Adrian Smith and Jeff Fortenberry, they serve on the two most important committees in the house," said Senator Ben Sasse,
A shortfall they admit to, is workforce but they say solutions are coming. There was even good news to announce.
"We could have year round sales of E-15," said Senator Deb Fischer.
"People are excited, a lot of folks thought a few months ago people would not get excited about this election but I tell you what, all across America I feel people are engaged and they are wanting to weigh in and they are supportive of this growing economy that we have and more opportunity across America," said Congressman Adrian Smith.
The Governor was especially proud of Nebraska winning the Governors Cup for most economic development projects per capita of any state in the county.