Elected and Appointed Officials In Nebraska
List of Elected and Appointed Officials
Nebraska Current Partisan Composition
- Governor Pete Ricketts
- Lieutenant Governor
- Mike Foley
- Attorney General
- Doug Peterson,
- Secretary of State - Elected
- Hon. John Gale
A Senator from Nebraska; born in Lincoln, Neb., March 1, 1951;graduated University of Nebraska, B.S., 1988; rancher; Valentine Rural HighSchool Board of Education 1990-2004; Nebraska Coordinating Commission forPostsecondary Education 2000-2004; Nebraska Unicameral Legislature 2005-2012;elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term endingJanuary 3, 2019.
A Senator from Nebraska; born in Plainview, Pierce County, Nebr.,February 22, 1972; B.A., Harvard University, 1994; M.A., St. John’sCollege, Annapolis, Md., 1998; Ph.D., Yale University, 2004; managementconsultant; university professor; chief of staff to U.S. Representative JeffFortenberry; counselor to the secretary, U.S. Department of Health and HumanServices; assistant secretary for planning and evaluation, U.S. Department ofHealth and Human Services; president of Midland University, Fremont, Nebr.;elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2014 for the term endingJanuary 3, 2021.
|Congressional District : 1||Republican|
Representative Fortenberry, Jeff
A Representative from Nebraska; born in Baton Rouge, East BatonRouge Parish, La., December 27, 1960; B.A., Louisiana State University, BatonRouge, La., 1982; M.P.P., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1986; M.Th.,Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio, 1996; member of the Lincoln, Nebr.,city council, 1997-2001; publishing executive; elected as a Republican to theOne Hundred Ninth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3,2005-present).
|Congressional District : 2||Democratic|
Representative Ashford, Brad
A Representative from Nebraska; born in Omaha, Douglas County,Nebr., November 10, 1949; graduated from Westside High School, Omaha, Nebr.,1967; B.A., Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., 1971; J.D., CreightonUniversity, Omaha, Nebr., 1974; staff, United States Senator Roman Hruska ofNebraska; lawyer, private practice; business executive; attorney, FederalHighway Administration, 1974-1975; hearing examiner, Nebr. department ofeducation, 1983-1984; judge, Nebr. court of industrial relations, 1984-1986;member of the Nebraska state legislature, 1987-1994; chief executive officer,Omaha, Nebr., housing authority, 1998-2003; member of the Nebraska statelegislature, 2006-2014; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred FourteenthCongress (January 3, 2015)
|Congressional District : 3||Republican|
Representative Smith, Adrian
A Representative from Nebraska; born in Scottsbluff, ScottsbluffCounty, Nebr., December 19, 1970; graduated from Gering High School, Gering,Nebr., 1989; attended Liberty University, Lynchburg. Va., 1989-1990; B.S.,University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebr., 1993; business owner; teacher; memberof the Gering, Nebr., city council, 1994-1998; member of the Nebraska statelegislature, 1999-2007; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Tenth and tothe four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-present).