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Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.)


Biography
Political Highlights: Valentine Rural High School Board of Education, 1990-2004; Neb. Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2000-2004; Neb. Legislature, 2005-13; U.S. Senate, 2013-present
Born: March 1, 1951; Lincoln, Neb.
Residence: Valentine
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Husband, Bruce Fischer; three children
Education: U. of Nebraska, B.S. 1988
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats & Capabilities - Ranking Member; Readiness & Management Support; Strategic Forces); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety & Insurance; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine; Tourism, Competitiveness and Innovation); Environment & Public Works (Superfund, Toxics & Environmental Health; Transportation & Infrastructure; Water & Wildlife); Indian Affairs; Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2012generalDeb Fischer (R) 449,24058.1
Bob Kerrey (D) 323,75341.9
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: NE-A)
 
Safe Republican


See Also:

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47th

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

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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.