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Nebraska: U.S. Representatives


U.S. Representatives from Nebraska, 1867-2022 (May be incomplete!)

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1878: Frank Welch, died in office.
  • 1886: Church Howe (Rep), defeated.
  • 1889 Aug 17: James Laird, died in office.
  • 1890: William H. Thompson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1892: William E. Andrews, defeated.
  • 1896: Eugene J. Hainer, defeated. William E. Andrews, defeated.
  • 1899 Mar 11: William L. Greene, died in office.
  • 1905 Jul 18: Ernest M. Pollard (Rep), elected; Francis W. Brown (Dem), defeated.
  • 1914: John A. Maguire (Dem), defeated; Frank J. Taylor (Dem), defeated.
  • 1912: Paul F. Clark, defeated. Howard H. Baldrige (Rep), defeated.
  • 1914: Nathan Merriam (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1911 Sep 11: James P. Latta, died in office.
  • 1912: J. C. Cook, defeated. C. M. Skiles, defeated. W. J. Taylor, defeated.
  • 1924: William N. Jamieson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1920 Nov 2: C. Frank Reavis (Rep), elected; Frank A. Peterson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1922 Jun 3: C. Frank Reavis, resigned.
  • 1922 Nov 7: John H. Morehead (Dem), elected; Walter L. Anderson (Rep), defeated; E. Luella Barton (Prohibition), defeated; A. L. Tidd (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Roy H. Thorpe (Rep), elected; W. C. Parriott (Dem), defeated.
  • 1928: Ralph S. Moseley (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1920 Nov 2: Albert W. Jefferis (Rep), elected; James O'Hara (Dem), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Willis G. Sears (Rep), elected; James H. Hanley (Dem), defeated; Roy M. Harrop (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1920 Nov 2: Robert E. Evans (Rep), elected; Webb Rice (Dem), defeated; Marie Weekes, defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Edgar Howard (Dem), elected; Robert E. Evans (Rep), defeated; John Havekost (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1920 Nov 2: Melvin O. McLaughlin (Rep), elected; Albert P. Sprague (Dem), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Melvin O. McLaughlin (Rep), elected; H. H. Cummins (Dem), defeated; John A. Schmidt (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1920 Nov 2: William E. Andrews (Rep), elected; Harry S. Dungan (Dem), defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Ashton C. Shallenberger (Dem), elected; William E. Andrews (Rep), defeated; S. J. Franklin (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1920 Nov 2: Moses P. Kinkaid (Rep), elected; Thomas C. Grimes (Dem), defeated; Lucien Stebbins, defeated.
  • 1922 Jul 6: Moses P. Kinkaid, died in office.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Robert G. Simmons (Rep), elected; Charles W. Beal (Dem), defeated; John A. Smith, defeated.
  • 1922 Nov 7: Augustin Reed Humphrey (Rep), elected; William M. Maupin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1934: E. E. Jackman (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1936: E. E. Jackman (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1930: Ralph S. Moseley (Rep), defeated.
  • 1940: Loren H. Laughlin (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1940 Jan 2: George H. Heinke, died in office.
  • 1940 Apr 19: John H. Sweet (Rep), elected; Charles A. Dafoe (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Oren S. Copeland (Rep), elected; Henry C. Luckey (Dem), defeated.
  • 1942 Nov 3: Carl T. Curtis (Rep), elected; Ralph G. Brooks (Dem), defeated; Claude C. Earley (Ind), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Carl T. Curtis (Rep), elected; Charles A. Chappell (Dem), defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: Carl T. Curtis (Rep), elected; William H. Meier (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Carl T. Curtis (Rep), elected; Frank B. Morrison (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Charles F. McLaughlin (Dem), elected; Theodore W. Metcalfe (Rep), defeated.
  • 1942 Nov 3: Howard H. Buffett (Rep), elected; Charles F. McLaughlin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Howard H. Buffett (Rep), elected; Mabel Gillespie (Dem), defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: Howard H. Buffett (Rep), elected; Frank A. Jelen (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Eugene D. O'Sullivan (Dem), elected; Howard H. Buffett (Rep), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Karl Stefan (Rep), elected; Victor J. McGonigle (Dem), defeated; Paul Burke (Ind), defeated.
  • 1942 Nov 3: Karl Stefan (Rep), elected; George Hally (Dem), defeated; Paul Burke (Ind), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Karl Stefan (Rep), elected; George Hally (Dem), defeated; W. B. Chili Brazda, defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: Karl Stefan (Rep), elected; Hans O. Jensen (Dem), defeated; Paul Burke (Ind), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Karl Stefan (Rep), elected; Duane K. Peterson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Carl T. Curtis (Rep), elected; R. O. Canady (Dem), defeated; Charles G. Binderup (Ind), defeated.
  • 1942 Nov 3: Arthur L. Miller (Rep), elected; Thomas Lanigan (Dem), defeated.
  • 1944 Nov 7: Arthur L. Miller (Rep), elected; Thomas Lanigan (Dem), defeated; Willis B. Furman, defeated.
  • 1946 Nov 5: Arthur L. Miller (Rep), elected; Stanley D. Long (Dem), defeated.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Arthur L. Miller (Rep), elected; C. Edgar Leafdale (Dem), defeated.
  • 1940 Nov 5: Harry B. Coffee (Dem), elected; Bert Howard (Rep), defeated.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Carl T. Curtis (Rep), elected; Clarence G. Miles (Dem), defeated.
  • 1954 Nov 2: Phillip Hart Weaver (Rep), elected; Frank B. Morrison (Dem), defeated.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Howard H. Buffett (Rep), elected; Eugene D. O'Sullivan (Dem), defeated.
  • 1954 Nov 2: Jackson B. Chase (Rep), elected; James A. Hart (Dem), defeated.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Karl Stefan (Rep), elected; Duane K. Peterson (Dem), defeated.
  • 1951 Oct 2: Karl Stefan, died in office.
  • 1954 Nov 2: Robert Dinsmore Harrison (Rep), elected; Ernest M. Luther (Dem), defeated.
  • 1956: Lester H. Anderson (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Arthur L. Miller (Rep), elected; Hans J. Holtorf, Jr. (Dem), defeated.
  • 1954 Nov 2: Arthur L. Miller (Rep), elected; Carlton W. Laird (Dem), defeated.
  • 1962: Phillip Hart Weaver, defeated for nomination.
  • 1966 Nov 8: Robert V. Denney (Rep), elected; Clair A. Callan (Dem), defeated. Glenn Cunningham (Rep), elected; Richard M. Fellman (Dem), defeated. David T. Martin (Rep), elected; John Homan (Dem), defeated.
  • 1986 Nov 4: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Steve Burns (Dem), defeated.
  • 1988 Nov 8: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Corky Jones (Dem), defeated.
  • 1986 Nov 4: Hal Daub, Jr. (Rep), elected; Walter M. Calinger (Dem), defeated.
  • 1988 Nov 8: Peter D. Hoagland (Dem), elected; Jerry Schenken (Rep), defeated.
  • 1986 Nov 4: Virginia Smith (Rep), elected; Scott E. Sidwell (Dem), defeated.
  • 1988 Nov 8: Virginia Smith (Rep), elected; John D. Racek (Dem), defeated.
  • 1990 Nov 6: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Larry Hall (Dem), defeated.
  • 1992 Nov 3: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Gerry Finnegan (Dem), defeated.
  • 1994 Nov 8: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Patrick J. Combs (Dem), defeated.
  • 1996 Nov 5: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Patrick J. Combs (Dem), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Don Eret (Dem), defeated.
  • 1990 Nov 6: Peter D. Hoagland (Dem), elected; Ally Milder (Rep), defeated.
  • 1992 Nov 3: Peter D. Hoagland (Dem), elected; Ronald L. Staskiewicz (Rep), defeated.
  • 1994 Nov 8: Jon Christensen (Rep), elected; Peter D. Hoagland (Dem), defeated.
  • 1996 Nov 5: Jon Christensen (Rep), elected; James Martin Davis (Dem), defeated; Patricia A. Dunn (Natural Law), defeated; Phillip E. Torrison (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Lee Terry (Rep), elected; Michael Scott (Dem), defeated.
  • 1990 Nov 6: Bill Barrett (Rep), elected; Sandra K. Scofield (Dem), defeated.
  • 1992 Nov 3: Bill Barrett (Rep), elected; Lowell Fisher (Dem), defeated.
  • 1994 Nov 8: Bill Barrett (Rep), elected; Gil Chapin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1996 Nov 5: Bill Barrett (Rep), elected; John Webster (Dem), defeated.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Bill Barrett (Rep), elected; Jerry Hickman (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2000 Nov 7: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Alan Jacobsen (Dem), defeated; David Oenbring (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Doug Bereuter (Rep), elected; Robert Eckerson (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2004 May 11: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated.
  • 2004 Aug 31: Doug Bereuter, resigned.
  • 2004 Nov 2: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected; Matt Connealy (Dem), defeated; Steve Larrick (Green), defeated.
  • 2006 May 9: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 2006 Nov 7: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2008 May 13: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 2008 Nov 4: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2000 Nov 7: Lee Terry (Rep), elected; Shelley Kiel (Dem), defeated; John J. Graziano (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Lee Terry (Rep), elected; Jim Simon (Dem), defeated; Doug Paterson (Green), defeated; Dave Stock (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2004 Nov 2: Lee Terry (Rep), elected; Nancy Thompson (Dem), defeated; John J. Graziano (Libertarian), defeated; Dante Salvatierra (Green), defeated.
  • 2000 Nov 7: Tom Osborne (Rep), elected; Roland E. Reynolds (Dem), defeated; Jerry Hickman (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Tom Osborne (Rep), elected; Jerry Hickman (Libertarian), defeated.
  • 2004 Nov 2: Tom Osborne (Rep), elected; Donna J. Anderson (Dem), defeated; Joseph A. Rosberg (Nebraska Party), defeated; Roy Guisinger (Green), defeated.
  • 2006: Adrian Smith (Rep), elected.
  • 2010 May 11: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated.
  • 2010 Nov 2: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2012 May 15: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated.
  • 2012 Nov 6: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2014 May 13: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated.
  • 2014 Nov 4: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2016 May 10: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated.
  • 2016 Nov 8: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2018 May 15: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated unopposed.
  • 2018 Nov 6: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2020 May 12: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), nominated.
  • 2020 Nov 3: Jeff Fortenberry (Rep), elected.
  • 2022 Mar 31: Jeff Fortenberry, resigned.
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