|Former candidate for|
|U.S. Senate, Nebraska|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
Domina was seeking the seat of Sen. Mike Johanns (R), who did not run for re-election in 2014. He won the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014 and was defeated in the general election by Ben Sasse (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
On The Issues Vote Match
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On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Domina is a Populist-Leaning Liberal. Domina received a score of 63 percent on social issues and 17 percent on economic issues.
The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.
|On The Issues Vote Quiz|
|Economic Issues||Social Issues|
|Legally require hiring women & minorities||Strongly Favors||Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right||Favors|
|Expand ObamaCare||Strongly Favors||Comfortable with same-sex marriage||Strongly Favors|
|Vouchers for school choice||Strongly Opposes||Keep God in the public sphere||Unknown|
|Absolute right to gun ownership||Opposes||Human needs over animal rights||Unknown|
|Higher taxes on the wealthy||Strongly Favors||Stricter punishment reduces crime||Strongly Opposes|
|Support & expand free trade||Opposes||Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens||Strongly Favors|
|Stricter limits on political campaign funds||Strongly Favors||Maintain US sovereignty from UN||Unknown|
|Prioritize green energy||Strongly Favors||Expand the military||Favors|
|Stimulus better than market-led recovery||Opposes||Stay out of Iran||Favors|
|Privatize Social Security||Strongly Opposes||Never legalize marijuana||Neutral|
|Note: Information last updated: April 19, 2015. If you notice the rating has changed, email us.|
Domina positioned himself as a moderate opposed to right-left ideologies: "We cannot bicker our way out of our troubles. Let’s be united in a new coalition of Nebraskans. Not left. Not right. Not reaching across the aisle, but tearing the aisle out."
He was also opposed to corporate interests, saying, ”we must break them up, not let them break us down... we must take back our markets and restore real competition, not pay unfair taxes while Big Money escapes through thousands of tax loopholes in the nation’s revenue bucket."
Domina ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent Nebraska. Domina won the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014. He was defeated in the general election by Ben Sasse (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. Senate, Nebraska General Election, 2014|
|Source: Nebraska Secretary of State|
|U.S. Senate, Nebraska Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Source: Nebraska Secretary of State|
|Dave Domina (2014) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||July 15, 2014||$0.00||$303,460.15||$(113,932.76)||$189,527.39|
|Pre-Primary||July 15, 2014||$189,527.39||$26,681.12||$(80,582.27)||$135,626.24|
|July Quarterly||October 15, 2014||$135,626.24||$301,609.26||$(213,257.67)||$223,977.83|
|October Quarterly||October 23, 2014||$223,977.83||$206,660.17||$(292,724.40)||$137,913.60|
|Pre-General||October 23, 2014||$137,913.60||$244,634.91||$(146,402.61)||$236,145.90|
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- "Omaha.com," "David Domina, a Democrat, joins race for Mike Johanns' Senate seat," January 21, 2014
- On The Issues, "Dave Domina Vote Match," accessed April 19, 2015
- The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers.
- "Nebraska Watchdog," "Democrat enters Nebraska U.S. Senate race" January 21, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Dave Domina Summary Report," accessed April 29, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Dave Domina April Quarterly," accessed November 3, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Dave Domina Pre-Primary," accessed November 3, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Dave Domina July Quarterly," accessed November 3, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Dave Domina October Quarterly," accessed November 3, 2014
- Federal Election Commission, "Dave Domina Pre-General," accessed November 3, 2014