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Anne C. Boyle

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Anne C. Boyle
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Nebraska Public Service Commission, District 2
Former officeholder
In office
1996 - 2015
Base salary$112,731
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First electedNovember 5, 1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$201,914
Term limitsN/A
Date of birthDecember 22, 1942
Office website
Anne C. Boyle is a former member of the Nebraska Public Service Commission, representing District 2. Boyle, a Democrat, was first elected in 1996 and re-elected twice, in 2002 and 2008.[1][2] Boyle announced she would not seek re-election in 2014. Instead, Boyle endorsed new candidate Crystal Rhoades, who went on to win the election.[3] After 18 years on the commission, Boyle was succeeded by Rhoades on January 8, 2015.[4]


Boyle is currently a small business owner.[1] Boyle worked as a consultant/lobbyist from 1994 to 1995, as a real estate agent from 1987 to 1994, as a campaign manager from 1990 to 1991, as a corporate/political fundraiser from 1983 to 1988, and as a staff member for the office of U.S. Senator James Exon from 1979 to 1981.[1]

Political career

Nebraska Public Service Commission (1996 - 2015)

Boyle was first elected to represent District 2 in 1996. She won re-election in 2002 and 2008.[1]



See also: Nebraska down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Boyle has opted not to run for re-election to the Nebraska Public Service Commission in 2014. After 17 years on the commission, she will retire at the end of her current term.[3]


See also: Nebraska lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010 and Lieutenant Governor elections, 2010

Boyle was the 2010 Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska.

Boyle ran for election on a ticket with Mike Meister. They were defeated by Dave Heineman and Rick Sheehy (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]


Boyle won re-election to the Nebraska Public Service Commission on November 4, 2008, defeating John McCollister (R) and Doug Paterson (G).

Nebraska Public Service Commission, District 2, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican John McCollister 33.4% 43,615
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Boyle Incumbent 61.8% 80,728
     Green Doug Paterson 4.9% 6,367
Total Votes 130,710
Election Results via Nebraska Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Boyle is available dating back to . Based on available campaign finance records, Boyle raised a total of $201,914 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 24, 2013.[6]

Anne C. Boyle's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 NE Public Service Commission Not up for election $524
2010 NE Public Service Commission Not up for election $143
2008 NE Public Service Commission Won $130,007
2004 NE Public Service Commission Not up for election $-232
2002 NE Public Service Commission Won $63,718
2000 NE Public Service Commission Not up for election $7,754
Grand Total Raised $201,914


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Boyle was born in Omaha, Nebraska. She is married to her husband, Mike Boyle. Together, they have five children: Marueen, Michael, James, Patrick, and Margaret.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nebraska Public Service Commissioner District 2
1996 - 2015
Succeeded by
Crystal Rhoades (D)