Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook, a Democrat from Lyons, has chosen Jane Raybould to be his running mate and lieutenant governor.
Raybould is VP of operations for B&R Stores, a family- and employee-owned company operating 18 stores under the Russ’s Market, Super Saver, Apple Market and Save Best banners across Nebraska and Iowa.
Raybould also currently serves as a Lancaster County commissioner in Lincoln and will complete her term in January. She was up for re-election this year, but will now withdraw her name from the ballot.
“I’m honored to join Chuck’s ticket as the lieutenant governor, where I look forward to continuing my service not only to Lancaster County, but to the entire state of Nebraska,” Raybould said. “I also look forward to campaigning and working with someone who I greatly admire and respect.”
“I could not ask for a better running mate than Jane,” said Hassebrook. “She is a respected businesswoman, small business owner and job creator. As an elected official, she has stepped up to address tough budget issues by implementing cost cutting measures that have allowed Lancaster County to serve its citizens effectively. But the most important attribute of a leader is a good heart. Jane is committed to public service, and has pursued elected office and other leadership positions to serve the people, not to serve herself.”
In the feature photo at top: Jane Raybould and Chuck Hassebrook.