Brett Lindstrom

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Brett Lindstrom
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Nebraska State Senate, District 18
Member-elect
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Education
High schoolMillard West High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nebraska
Personal
Place of birthLincoln, Nebraska
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Brett Lindstrom is a member-elect of the Nebraska State Senate, representing District 18.

Lindstrom was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Nebraska. He was defeated by incumbent Lee Terry in the primary on May 15, 2012.[1]

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Biography

Lindstrom earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska, where he played football and served as a Unity Council representative. His professional experience includes working as a financial advisor.[2]

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2014

In an interview with radio station KIOS, Lindstrom said he wants to end the income, death and social security taxes.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nebraska State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 13, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for challengers wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014, two days after the statutory deadline, which fell on a Saturday. Incumbents were required to file for election by February 18, 2014, three days after the statutory deadline, which fell on the Saturday prior to Presidents Day. J. Michael Tesar and Brett Lindstrom defeated Joe Vaughn and Chad Adams in the primary election. Lindstrom defeated Tesar in the general election.[4][5]

Nebraska State Senate District 18, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngBrett Lindstrom 54.9% 4,907
     Independent J. Michael Tesar 45.1% 4,031
Total Votes 8,938

2012

See also: Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Lindstrom ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nebraska's 2nd District. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket, but he was defeated by incumbent Lee Terry in the primary on May 15, 2012.[6]

Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry 59.5% 27,998
Brett Lindstrom 22.8% 10,753
Jack Heidel 11.5% 5,406
Glenn Freeman 4% 1,885
Paul Anderson 2.2% 1,051
Total Votes 47,093

Personal

Lindstrom and his wife, Colette, have one daughter.[7]

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