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Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb.

Senator (1st term)

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Biography

Leadership: Deputy Whip
Political Highlights: Valentine Rural High School Board of Education, 1990-2004; Neb. Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2000-2004; Neb. Legislature, 2005-13
Born: March 1, 1951; Lincoln, Neb.
Residence: Valentine
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Husband, Bruce Fischer; three children
Education: U. of Nebraska, B.S. 1988
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Cybersecurity; Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Strategic Forces - Chairwoman); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance & Data Security; Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries & Coast Guard; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine - Chairwoman); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Fisheries, Wildlife & Water; Transportation & Infrastructure); Rules & Administration; Special Aging
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Republican
House Seniority: 42nd ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 35,501 followers
State Clout: Nebraska is 47th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2012 Election Results

Candidate

Deb Fischer (R)
Bob Kerrey (D)

Votes

449,240
323,753

%

58.1%
41.9%