Janet Stewart

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Janet Stewart
Janet Stewart.jpg
Candidate for
Nebraska Attorney General
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionMay 13, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Campaign website
Janet Stewart (born July 18, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska) is a Democratic candidate for Nebraska Attorney General in the 2014 elections.[1] Stewart is currently a private practice attorney operating out of Fremont, Nebraska. She was also a 2010 candidate for the statewide office of secretary of state, challenging Republican incumbent John Gale for the position.[2] Ten months later, however, Stewart lost significantly in the general election on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 after receiving only thirty percent of the vote.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, University of Nebraska-Omaha (1971) in economics
  • Juris Doctorate degree, Creighton University School of Law (1975)
  • Master's degree, University of Nebraska-Omaha (1992) in social work

Professional experience

Straight out of law school, Stewart worked as both the clerk and the executive director of the Nebraska Commission of Industrial Relations, remaining in the position until 1980. For over twenty years, from 1980 until 2004, she served as an attorney for the Mutual of Omaha Companies. In 2007, Stewart joined her husband's Fremont-based private practice law firm, Register Law Office.

Other roles

  • Parent Aide Worker/Counselor, Child Saving Institute (1988-1989)
  • Co-facilitator, Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center (1992-1994)
  • Board Member, Foster Care Review Board IV-D (1993-1994)
  • Panel Participant, Dispute Resolution Section - American Bar Association (1994)
  • Volunteer Mediator, Nebraska Justice Center (1994-2001)
  • Secretary, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Nebraska State Bar Association (2003)

Elections

2014

See also: Nebraska attorney general election, 2014

Stewart is running for election to the office of Nebraska Attorney General. Stewart won the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014 against Allan Eurek.[1][3] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Results

Primary

Nebraska Attorney General, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Allan Eurek 27.7% 18,083
Janet StewartGreen check mark transparent.png 72.3% 47,151
Total Votes 65,234
Election Results Via:Nebraska Secretary of State.


2010

See also: Nebraska Secretary of State election, 2010
  • 2010 Race for Secretary of State - Democratic Primary
  • Janet Stewart ran unopposed in this contest
2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election[4]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda John A. Gale 69.8%
     Democratic Party Janet Stewart 30.2%
Total Votes 467,995

2004

2004 Race for United States House of Representatives - Democratic Primary[5]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Matt Connealy (D) 50.2%
Janet Stewart (D) 33.4%
Charlie Matulka (D) 9.3%
Phil Chase (D) 7.1%
Total votes 29,494

Campaign contributions

2004 Race for United States House of Representatives - Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $62,526
Total Raised by Primary Opponent N/A
Total Raised by Gen. Election Opponent N/A
Top 5 Contributors Janet Stewart $11,000 (17.6% of Total)
Janet Stewart $10,000 (16.0%)
Janet Stewart $5,000 (8.0%)
Janet Stewart $4,000 (6.4%)
Jodene D'Adamo $2,000 (3.2%)
Individuals v. Institutions $22,517 (36.0%)
$40,009 (64.0%)
In v. Outside State $39,595 (89.7%)
$22,931 (10.3%)

Personal

Stewart's SOS Campaign logo

Stewart currently resides in Fremont, Nebraska with her husband, Richard Register. The couple has had one child and four grandchildren.

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See also

External links

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from November 3, 2010.


References