Voters approve higher minimum wage, voter ID in midterm election
November 17, 2022
Two initiative measures - one requiring photographic identification, one increasing minimum wage - were passed by Nebraska voters during the Nov. 8 General Election.
Initiative 432 amends Nebraska's constitution, to require voters to "present valid photographic identification" prior to voting. Nebraska's Legislature will hammer out the details, according to language in the measure.
Voters also approved Initiative 433, which will gradually raise the state's minimum wage from the current rate of $9 an hour to $15 per hour by 2026.
On Jan. 1, the wage will increase to $10.50 and continue with...