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Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.)

(will retire at end of term)


Biography
Political Highlights: Lancaster County Board of Commissioners, 1983-87; Lincoln City Council, 1989-91; mayor of Lincoln, 1991-98; governor, 1999-2005; Agriculture secretary, 2005-07; U.S. Senate, 2009-present
Born: June 18, 1950; Osage, Iowa
Residence: Omaha
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Stephanie Johanns; two children
Education: St. Mary's College (Minn.), B.A. 1971; Creighton U., J.D. 1974
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Jobs, Rural Economic Growth & Energy Innovation - Ranking Member; Livestock and Dairy); Appropriations (Financial Services - Ranking Member; Interior-Environment; Labor-HHS-Education; Military Construction-VA; State-Foreign Operations); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy; Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Securities, Insurance & Investment - Ranking Member); Veterans' Affairs

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2008generalMike Johanns (R) 455,85457.5
Scott Kleeb (D) 317,45640.1
Kelly Rosberg (NEB) 11,4381.4
Steven Larrick (GREEN) 7,7631.0
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: NE-B)
 
Safe Republican


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

47th

Nebraska is 47th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

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Sen. Mike Johanns has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.