Republican Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has won re-election to another term by defeating Democratic state Sen. Bob Krist، AP reported.
Ricketts' victory on Tuesday will extend a 20-year run of Republican governors in the conservative state. Ricketts has pledged to keep pushing for lower taxes and limits on state spending. He will be paired with a state legislative chamber that is officially nonpartisan but also has a majority of Republicans.
Krist was previously a Republican but changed his affiliation after announcing his run for governor.