LINCOLN BUSINESSMAN TODD WATSON TO CHALLENGE U.S. SENATOR DEB FISCHER IN PRIMARY

Todd Watson, a Lincoln resident who co-owns real estate and technology businesses, announced that he will be challenging Deb Fischer for the Republican nomination. Watson ran in 2014 as an independent against Ben Sasse and got roughly one percent of the vote. Watson said he's returning to the Republican Party  now to "make Republicans conservative again." His platform is defending the constitution, national security, social conservatism, fiscal control, and economic growth.