Bill Kintner

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Bill Kintner
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Nebraska State Senate District 2
Incumbent
In office
January 9, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 4, 2017
Years in position 1
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/year
Per diem$123/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $46/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sWright State University
Personal
ProfessionSales/market research
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bill Kintner is a member of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 2 since January 9, 2013.

Issues

UN Agenda 21

On January 22, 2013, Kintner introduced LB482, which would prevent the state from "adopting policy recommendations that infringe on private property rights without due process as prescribed." The bill comes in response to Agenda 21, a non-binding United Nations environmental land-use treaty which conservatives argue diminishes national and state sovereignty, as well as property rights. Kintner also expressed practical opposition to Agenda 21, saying that plans for urban "green space" were not optimal, and that the program would be "catastrophic to the state" by converting farmland to wilderness. Fellow legislator Ernie Chambers decried the bill as being "in the category of those people who wear tin-foil hats for protection from I don't know what," as well as "monkey-see, monkey do legislation," noting similar legislation in other states. Another legislator, Danielle Conrad, said: "Those concerned about these issues demonstrate a fundamental misunderstanding of our system of government and a clear disregard for well-established constitutional protections for private property rights."[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kintner served on the following committees:

Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations

Elections

2012

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012

Kintner won election in the 2012 election for District 2 of the Nebraska Unicameral. He advanced past the May 15 primary election and defeated Paul Lambert in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Nebraska State Senate, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBill Kintner 51.2% 8,171
     Nonpartisan Paul Lambert Incumbent 48.8% 7,798
Total Votes 15,969
Nebraska State Senate District 2 Nonpartisan Primary Nonpartisan Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngR. Paul Lambert Incumbent 28.4% 1,624
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Kintner 22.1% 1,266
Ron Nolte 18.6% 1,064
Mel Luetchens 16.5% 943
Robyn Larson 12.8% 733
Robert Howard 1.7% 98
Total Votes 5,728

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kintner is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kintner raised a total of $41,435 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 21, 2013.[4]

Bill Kintner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nebraska State Senate, District 2 Won $41,435
Grand Total Raised $41,435

2012

Kintner won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Kintner raised a total of $41,435.
Nebraska State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bill Kintner's campaign in 2012
Nebraska Optometric Association$1,500
Abboud Law Firm$1,211
Haltom, John$1,100
Daub, Hal$1,100
Bonn, Kyoung A.$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$41,435
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Paul Lambert
Nebraska State Senate District 2
2013–present
Succeeded by
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