Arnie Stuthman

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Arnie Stuthman
Nebraska State Senate District 22
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Non-partisan
Profession Farmer / Senator
Arnie Stuthman (1941-) is a former member of the Nebraska Unicameral representing District 22. He was first elected in 2002 and served until 2010. State term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2010.

Born June 25, 1941 in Colfax County, Nebraska, Senator Stuthman is a hog farmer from Platte Center, NE. His experience in politics started when He was on the Nebraska Pork Board. Later he landed a position on the National Pork Board, and served as its chairman.[1] Senator Stuthman also served in the Nebraska Air National Guard.[2] He is currently married to Nancy Sanley with four children and known to be Lutheran.

Stuthman received his diploma from Columbus High School in 1959.

Stuthman began his professional experience in the Nebraska Air National Guard in 1961 and left in 1967. He is currently a farmer and volunteer firefighter.

Stuthman became the chair of the Platte County Board of Supervisors in 1994 until 2002. In 2003 he joined the Nebraska State Legislature as a senator.

Stuthman is currently involved in a number of organizations, including the Beverly Heath Care Advisory Board, Christ Lutheran Church, Columbus Community Hospital, Nebraska Workforce Development Board, Region IV Mental Health, Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, National Pork Board, Nebraska Pork Producers, Platte County Agricultural Society, National Young Farmers, 4-H Council, County Extension Board, and the East Central District Health Department.


Stuthman currently serves on:


On November 7, 2006, Stuthman won re-election to the 22nd District Seat in the Nebraska Senate unopposed.[3]

Nebraska State Senate, District 22 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Arnie Stuthman 9,589

Campaign donors

In 2006, Stuthman collected $34,679 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Nebraska Bankers Association $3,000
Omaha Exposition and Racing $2,000
Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce and Industry $1,400
Nebraska Realtors Association $1,400
Anheuser-Busch $1,000

Contact information

Sen. Arnie Stuthman
District 22
Room 1101
P.O. Box 94604
State Capitol
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-2715

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nebraska State Senate District 22
Succeeded by
Paul Schumacher