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Omaha mayoral election, 2013


Omaha mayoral election, 2013

Omaha mayoral election, 2013
May 14, 2013 (2013-05-14)

Candidate Jean Stothert Jim Suttle
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 47,953 35,346
Percentage 57.32% 42.25%

Mayor before election

Jim Suttle

Elected Mayor

Jean Stothert

The 2013 Omaha mayoral election took place on May 14, 2013. Incumbent Mayor Jim Suttle sought a second term in office.[1]

The position of mayor in Omaha is officially a non-partisan position. A blanket primary was held on April 2, 2013. The top two finishers in the primary, Suttle and City Councilwoman Jean Stothert, moved on to the general election. In the general election, Stothert defeated Suttle and became Omaha's first female mayor.

Primary election



Omaha mayoral primary results, April 2, 2013[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Jean Stothert 18,870 32.20
Nonpartisan Jim Suttle (incumbent) 14,309 24.41
Nonpartisan Dave Nabity 10,204 17.41
Nonpartisan Brad Ashford 7,745 13.21
Nonpartisan Dan Welch 7,083 12.08
Nonpartisan Maura DeLuca 195 0.33
Nonpartisan Mort Sullivan 153 0.26
Write-in 52 0.09
Total votes 58,611 100

General election


  • Jean Stothert, City Councilwoman
  • Jim Suttle, incumbent Mayor


Omaha mayoral election results, May 14, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Jean Stothert 47,953 57.32
Nonpartisan Jim Suttle (incumbent) 35,346 42.25
Total votes 87,347 100


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