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Nebraska Senator in the United States Senate
REPUBLICAN PARTY
INDEPENDENT
http://www.jenkinsforussenate.com
http://www.sassefornebraska.com
Ben Sasse
Jim Jenkins
Birthplace: Plainview, NE
Home City: Fremont, NE
Birthplace: No response
Home City: Callaway, NE
Education:
MA, Arts; MA, Philosophy;
PhD, American Conservatism During the
Cold War, Yale University, 2004
MA, Arts in Liberal Studies, St. Johns
University, 1998
BA, Government, Harvard University, 1994
Education:
BA, Political Science, Principia College, 1980
Professional Experience:
President, Midland University, 2009-present
Former Employee, Boston Consulting Group
Chief of Staff, Jeff Fortenberry, United States Congress
Former Employee, McKinsey and Company
Former Farm Worker, Schlapfer Detassling
Political Experience:
Assistant to domestic policy advisor Edwin Harper for President
Reagahn’s transition team, 1980
Appointed to the Nebraska E#thanol Board by Gov. Johans and
reappointed by Gov. Heineman
Professional Experience:
Cattle Rancher, Founder of Wild West LLC (Holding Company
for the Whiskey Creek Steakhouse Restaurant group and Skeeter
Barnes)
Political Experience:
Appointed by George W. Bush, Assistant Secretary, United
States Department of Health and Human Services
Former Volunteer, Kay Orr For Governor, 1986
INDEPENDENT
http://www.watsonforsenate.com
Todd Watson
Birthplace: Lincoln, NE
Home City: Lincoln, NE
DEMOCRATIC PARTY
http://www.davedomina.com
Education:
MA, Professional Accounting, University
of Texas at Austin, 2000
BS, Accounting, Texas Christian
University, 1999
Dave Domina
Birthplace: Laurel, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Education:
JD, College of Law, University of Nebraska,
1972
Professional Experience:
Trial Lawyer, Legislative Liason Office, Domina
Law Group Profesional Corporation, 1975-present
Commissioned Officer, Judge Advocate General (JAG),
United States Army
Professional Experience:
Certified Public Accountant, KPMG, Limited Liability Partnership
Founder, Professional Staffing Company
Real Estate, 5 years
Political Experience:
Intern in Washington for Congressman John Christensen
Intern in Washington for lobbying firm
Political Experience:
Candidate, Democratic nomination in Nebraska’s Gubernatorial
election, 1986
Initiative 425
The Nebraska Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 425
Upon voter approval, this would incrementally increase the state’s hourly minimum wage to $9 by January 1, 2016.
The following are the increments in which the minimum wage would increase.
Increase from $7.25 to $8.00 on January 1, 2015
Increase from $8.00 to $9.00 on January 1, 2016
House of Representatives
DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Secretary of State
REPUBLICAN PARTY
www.denniscrawford2014.com
www.sos.state.ne.us
John Gale
Dennis Crawford
Birthplace: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Lincoln, NE
Birthplace: Omaha, NE
Home City: North Platte, NE
Education:
JD, Catholic University, 1985
BA, Political Science, Creighton Univ., 1982
Education:
JD, Law, Law School, University of
Chicago, 1965
BA, Government/International Relations, Carleton College, 1962
Professional Experience:
Attorney, Private Practice, 1986-Present
Political Experience:
2nd Associate Chair Nebraska Democratic Party, 2012-present
REPUBLICAN PARTY
Professional Experience:
Chief Protocol Officer, International Relations, State of Nebraska
Attorney, Private Practice, 1971-2000
Assistant United States Attorney, Nebraska 1970-1971
Legislative Assistant, United States Senator Roman Hruska, 1968
Political Experience:
Secretary of State, State of Nebraska, 2000-Present
Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Nebr. 2000
www.supportfort.com
Jeff Fortenberry
Birthplace: Baton Rough, LA
Home City: Lincoln, NE
Education:
MA, Theology, Franciscan University,
Steubenville, 1996
Masters, Public Policy, Georgetown University, 1986
BA, Economics, Louisiana State University, 1982
DEMOCRATIC PARTY
www.ben4sos.com
Ben Backus
Birthplace: Tuscon, AZ
Home City: Gering, NE
Professional Experience:
Sales Rep., TruckPaper.com, Sandhills Publishing, 1998-Present
Director, Public Relations and Foundation Activities, Sandhills
Publishing, 1995-1998
Asst. Director, Downtown Dev. District, Baton Rouge, 1989-1992
Economist, Gulf South Research Institute, 1987-1989
Legislative Aide • Publising Industry Executive
Education:
AAS, Electrical Engineering, Western
Dakota Technical Institute, 2002
Political Experience:
Representative, US House of Representatives, 2004-present
At-Large Member, City Council, Lincoln, NE, 1997-2001
Political Experience:
Scottsbluff County 911 Advisory Board, District 3 Coordinator,
Nebraska Libertarian Party
Professional Experience:
Broadband Services Manager, Action Communications, present
Former Combat Medic, Army National Guard
Attorney General
DEMOCRATIC PARTY
www.janetstewart2014.com
REPUBLICAN PARTY
www.dougpetersonforag.com
Janet Stewart
Doug Peterson
Birthplace: Omaha, NE
Home City: Fremont, NE
Birthplace: Columbus, NE
Home City: Lincoln, NE
Education:
MA, Social Work, Universoty of NebraskaOmaha, 1992
JD, Law, School of Law, Creighton University 1975
BA, Economics, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1971
Education:
JD, Law, Pepperdine University, 1985
BS, Business Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
1981
Professional Experience:
Attorney, Register Law Office, 2007-Present
VP/Assoc. General Counsel, Ceres Administrators, 2004-07
First VP/Counsel, Mutual of Omaha, 1980-2004
Clerk of the Court, Nebr. Comm. of Industrial Relations, 1975-80
Professional Experience:
Partner, Keating, O’Gara, Nedved and Peter, 2000-present
State and Federal Court, 1990-present
Assistant Attorney General, State of Nebraska, 1988-90
Deputy County Attorney, North Platte County, 1985-87
Political Experience:
Candidate, Nebraska Secretary of State, 2010
Candidiate, US House of Representatives, NE District 1, 2004
Political Experience:
No prior political experience.
Governor
DEMOCRATIC PARTY
www.chuckhassebrook.com
Chuck Hassebrook
State Treasurer
REPUBLICAN PARTY
www.treasurer.org
Don Stenberg
Birthplace: Platte Center, NE
Home City: Lyons, NE
Birthplace: Tekamah, NE
Home City: Gretna, NE
Education:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Education:
JD, Harvard University, 1974
MBA, Harvard University, 1974
BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1970
Professional Experience:
Former Executive Director, Center for Rural Affairs
Political Experience:
University of Nebraska Board of Regents, 1994-2012
Candidate, United States Senate, 2012
REPUBLICAN PARTY
www.petericketts.com
Pete Ricketts
Birthplace: Nebraska City, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Education:
MBA, University of Chicago, 1991
AB, University of Chicago, 1986
Professional Experience:
President, Ameritrade Holding Corporation
Director, Chicago Cubs
Founder, Drakon, Limited Liability Company
Senior Vice President, Marketing, Ameritrade Holding Corp.
Senior Vice President, Product Dev., Ameritrade Holding Corp.
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development,
Ameritrade Holding Corp.
Board of Directors, Ameritrade Holding Corp., 2005-06
Chief Operating Officer, Ameritrade Holding Corp., 1993-05
Employee, Woodward Clyde Consultants, 1992-93
Employee, Union Pacific Railroad, 1991-92
Employee, Lexecon Inc., 1987-89
Political Experience:
Member, Nebraska State GOP Boosters, 2005-present
Candidate, United States Senate, Nebraska, 2006
LIBERTARIAN PARTY
www.facebook.com/markjr4gov
Mark Elworth, Jr.
Birthplace: Omaha, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Professional Experience:
Former Farm Hand
Director, Department of Administrative Services, State of Nebr.
Assistant, Governor, State of Nebraska
Director, Policy Research Office
Attorney, Stenberg Law Offices, 1986-1990
Attorney, Erickson and Sederstrom Professional Co., 1983-85
Legal Counsel, Governor Charles Thone, 1979
Political Experience:
Former Treasurer, State of Nebraska
Candidate, United States Senate, 2012
Candidate, United States Senate, Nebraska, 2006
Attorney General, State of Nebraska, 1991-2003
Candidate, United States Senate, 2000
DEMOCRATIC PARTY
www.ohara2014treasurer.com
Michael J. O’Hara
Birthplace: Unknown
Home City: Detroit, MI
Education:
PhD, Economics, University of NebraskaLincoln, 1983
JD, Law, Law School, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1978
Professional Experience:
Co-Editor, The Earnings Analyst, 2012-present
Book Review Editor, Economics & Business Journal, 2009-present
Professor, Finance, Banking, and Real Estate Department, College
of Business Administration, University of Nebraska, present
Editor, Journal of Legal Economics, 2005-07
Political Experience:
Elected Member, Board of Directors, Omaha Public Power District, 1998
LIBERTARIAN PARTY
www.electmichaelknebel.com
Michael Knebel
Birth Place: Lincoln, NE
Home City: Bellevue, NE
Education:
Unknown
Education:
Graduated, Political Science/English,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003
Professional Experience:
Self Employed Freelancer
Professional Experience:
Futures/Forex Licensed Broker, Senior Active Trader at TD
Ameritrade, present
Political Experience:
No prior political experience.
Political Experience:
Libertarian National Committee member 2012-14
Public Relations Director with the Libertarian Party of Nebraska
Bellevue City Council candidate, 2012
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