Candidates

The Nebraska GOP is devoted to electing strong conservative candidates who support the Party’s principles of limited government, personal freedom, and fiscal responsibility.

Below is the current list of Republican candidates running to represent Nebraska at both the federal and state levels.

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Federal Candidates

jeff-fortenberry

Jeff Fortenberry

Congressman Jeff Fortenberry represents the First District of Nebraska in the United States Congress. He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which writes the policies authorizing all expenditures made by the United States government. Congressman Fortenberry serves on three subcommittees with importance for Nebraska: Agriculture, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch.

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Don Bacon

After 29.5 years of service, Don Bacon retired from the Air Force as a Brigadier General. He was deployed to the Middle East four times, including a year-long tour of Baghdad during the 2007 surge. During his military career, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, two Legion of merits, and two Bronze Stars. Bacon holds a Master’s Degree from the National War College and national security is a key component of his platform.

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adriansmith

Adrian Smith

Congressman Adrian Smith has earned praise for his leadership, hard work and dedication to Nebraska common sense. Smith has tackled issues ranging from biofuels and other forms of domestic energy to transportation research and development to fashioning legislation promoting rural America.

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State and Local Candidates

danwatermeier

District 1 — Dan Watermeier

tommygarrett

District 3 — Tommy L. Garrett

negopthumb

District 5 — Gilbert Ayala

larryroland

District 9 — Larry Roland

johnsciara

District 11 — John Sciara

davidschnoor

District 15 — David Schnoor

jonialbrecht

District 17 — Joni Albrecht

jimscheer

District 19 — Jim Scheer

mikehilgers

District 21 — Mike Hilgers

brucebolsteman

District 23 — Bruce Bostelman

jerryjohnson

District 23 — Jerry Johnson

suzannegeist

District 25 — Suzanne Geist

dickclark

District 27 — Dick Clark

ianswanson

District 31 — Ian M. Swanson

lesseiler

District 33 — Les Seiler

stevehalloran

District 33 — Steve Halloran

greggneuhaus

District 35 — Gregg Neuhaus

boblammers

District 37 — Bob Lammers

johnlowe

District 37 — John S. Lowe Sr.

louannlinehan

District 39 — Lou Ann Linehan

tombriese

District 41 — Tom Briese

tombrewer

District 43 — Tom Brewer

aldavis

District 43 — Al Davis

michaelcook

District 45 — Michael Cook

leg-47-elmshaeuser

District 47 — Karl Elmshaeuser

steveerdman

District 47 — Steve Erdman

johnmurante

District 49 — John Murante