Nebraska’s Historic Primary Election Lincoln – Nebraska voters participated in an historic primary election this year. More than 471,000 Nebraskans voted in the May primary election, breaking a 48-year-old record for ballots cast in a primary election. “What is even more remarkable is that Nebraska voters broke the record in the midst of the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!