Note: Ballotpedia will be read-only from 9pm CST on February 25-March 5 while Judgepedia is merged into Ballotpedia.
For status updates, visit
Ballotpedia's coverage of elections held on March 3, 2015, was limited. Select races were covered live, and all results will be added once the merger is complete.

Abbie Cornett

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Abbie Cornett
Abbie Cornett.jpg
Nebraska State Senate District 45
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Bachelor'sBellevue University, 2003
OtherNebraska Law Enforcement Academy, 1993
Date of birthAugust 22, 1966
Place of birthOmaha, NE
Abbie Cornett (b. August 22, 1966) is a former member of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 45 from 2005 to 2013.


Cornett graduated from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Academy in 1993 and earned her B.S. in Criminal Justice from Bellevue University in 2003. Her professional experience included working as a police officer for the Omaha Police Department from 1992 to 2002.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cornett served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cornett served on these committees:



See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012

Note: Incumbent Abbie Cornett was ineligible to run due to term limits.


See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Cornett won re-election to the 45th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate unopposed.[2]

Nebraska State Senate, District 45 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Abbie Cornett 11,669

Campaign donors


In 2008, Cornett collected $54,083 in donations.[3]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Nebraska Realtors Association $2,600
Nebraska Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors $2,500
Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce and Industry $1,643
Nebraska Bankers Association $1,523
Nebraska State Education Association $1,419


On September 21, 2011, Senator Deb Fischer announced that Cornett was one of thirteen State Senators in the Nebraska Unicameral to endorse her candidacy for the U.S. Senate.[4]


Cornett is currently married to Mark Stranglen with three children, and is known to be Episcopal.[1]

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Abbie + Cornett + Nebraska + Senate"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Abbie Cornett News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Suggest a link


Political offices
Preceded by
Nebraska State Senate District 45
Succeeded by
Sue Crawford