Nebraska Revised Statute 50-1502
For purposes of the Legislative Qualifications and Election Contests Act:
(1) Committee means the committee of the Legislature designated by the Legislature to conduct proceedings regarding a petition filed under the act;
(2) Petitioner means a candidate whose name appeared on the ballot at a general election to represent a legislative district as a member of the Legislature who files a petition under the act; and
(3) Respondent member means a candidate proclaimed duly elected to represent the legislative district for which the petitioner was seeking election.