Gov. Heineman Spoke to Madison County GOP Convention
NORFOLK - It was a Grand Old Party in Norfolk Thursday night as the Madison County Republicans held their bi-annual convention.
The convention included the election of delegates to the 2014 Nebraska State Republican Convention as well as speeches from representatives of Republican candidates Ben Sasse and Pete Ricketts. Governor Dave Heineman provided the keynote address Thursday night, focusing on the strength of the republican party following the highly contested primary
Gov. Heineman: "We had four candidates, good candidates, running for the United States Senate. Ben Sasse won the primary. Six running for governor, Pete Ricketts won that primary. The other side had one candidate each for senate and governor and that's why we're stronger."
Heineman who's leaving office this year due to term limits also thanked the republican audience in Norfolk for their support during his tenure in the state's top elected office.