Robert J. Borer Announces Candidacy for Nebraska Secretary of State

Robert Borer ( of Lincoln announced that he will be a candidate for Secretary of State on Nebraska’s 2022 Primary Election ballot on Tuesday, May 10. Borer is a retired firefighter and recipient of the first-ever Congressional Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, the highest civilian distinction for courage and bravery.

“I am announcing my candidacy for the office of Secretary of State,” Borer stated. “I have dedicated the past two years to holding local and state government officials and agencies accountable for actions that have negatively impacted our civil liberties. Nebraska needs a Secretary of State who will prioritize people over politics. Nebraska deserves a Secretary of State who will stand up against the Biden administration who wants to tank our country by instituting nationalized elections. I am looking forward to instilling integrity back into our state’s elections and restoring voter trust.”

The pinnacle of his 27-year firefighting career was ascending 1180’ up a 1500’ TV tower with an “attempt to rescue” that earned him and his team the inaugural Congressional Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor. Borer and his wife Cheryl reside in Lincoln. He is the father of six “bright, hardworking, wonderful” children. For more information about Borer’s candidacy, visit