Jim Jenkins, of Callaway, Nebraska, has announced that he will be an independent candidate for U.S. Senate in 2014. See this story. He had planned to run as an independent in 2012, but a state law barred him because he had been registered as a Democrat in the recent past. There is no incumbent in the 2014 Senate race. So far no Democrat has announced. Nebraska has not had an independent candidate on the ballot for U.S. Senate since 2002.