Constitutionally, a candidate for the Nebraska Legislature must meet the following qualifications:

  • be at least 21 years of age;
  • be registered to vote; and
  • be a resident of Nebraska -- specifically a resident of the legislative district he or she wishes to serve -- for at least one year prior to the general election.

For more detailed information on qualifications and filing for office, please contact your local county clerk or election commissioner, or visit the Nebraska Secretary of State web site.