Nebraska GOP state Sen. Flood wins ex-congressman’s seat
Nebraska state Sen. Mike Flood won the race to replace Fortenberry.
Flood beat Democratic state Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks in the state’s 1st District.
Flood, a former speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, will serve the rest of what would have been Fortenberry’s ninth term and will face Pansing Brooks again in the November general election.