Grand Island, Ne - Nebraska Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Rickets will make an official announcement at 10:30 this morning in Grand Island at the Bosselman’s Conference Center that he has picked up the endorsement of former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin. Palin will join Rickets to make the announcement later today in Grand Island. If you’re interested in listening to the press conference LIVE you can listen on our web site as our News Department will be there. That’s NewsAcrossNebraska.com , click on KRGI-AM.
Rickets is in a tight race with fellow Republican candidates Jon Bruning, Tom Carlson, Mike Foley, Beau McCoy, & Bryan Stone.
The only Democrat who is declared to run for the office is Chuck Hassebrook a former University of Nebraska Regent. Mark Elworth Jr is running on the Libertarian Ticket.
Hometown Family Radio will have more on the Palin endorsement and trip to Nebraska later today in news.