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Watermeier won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for District 1 of the [[Nebraska State Legislature|Nebraska Unicameral]].  He advanced past the May 15 primary election and defeated [[Jerry Joy]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/2012/pdf/Candidate%20List.pdf Nebraska Secretary of State - 2012 Candidate List for the Primary Election]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/2012/pdf/canvass-report-2012-primary.pdf Nebraska Secretary of State, "Official Report of The Board of State Canvassers of the State of Nebraska - Primary Election, May 15, 2012," accessed 29 June 2012]</ref>
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Watermeier won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for District 1 of the [[Nebraska State Legislature|Nebraska Unicameral]].  He advanced past the May 15 primary election and defeated [[Jerry Joy]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/2012/pdf/Candidate%20List.pdf ''Nebraska Secretary of State'', "Statewide Candidate List," September 21, 2012. Accessed February 14, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ne.gov/elec/2012/pdf/canvass-report-2012-primary.pdf Nebraska Secretary of State, "Official Report of The Board of State Canvassers of the State of Nebraska - Primary Election, May 15, 2012," accessed 29 June 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Dan Watermeier
Dan Watermeier.jpg
Nebraska State Senate, District 1
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'sUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1983
Personal
ProfessionFarmer
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dan Watermeier is a member of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Watermeier earned his bachelor's degree in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1983. His professional experience includes working as a farmer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services
Transportation and Telecommunications

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Watermeier's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

As your state senator, I will not support tax increases, will find ways to make government more efficient and spend fewer of your tax dollars, keep our schools strong and competitive, vote for pro-life causes, and, be a strong advocate for law enforcement and tough on illegal immigration.

Elections

2012

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012

Watermeier won election in the 2012 election for District 1 of the Nebraska Unicameral. He advanced past the May 15 primary election and defeated Jerry Joy in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Nebraska State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDan Watermeier 55.8% 8,737
     Nonpartisan Jerry Joy 44.2% 6,926
Total Votes 15,663
Nebraska State Senate District 1 Nonpartisan Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Watermeier 48.5% 3,438
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Joy 40.6% 2,879
Alvin H. Guenther 4.4% 310
Douglas J. Bohling 3% 212
Bruce P. Bernadt 2.1% 152
Neal Schatz 1.5% 103
Total Votes 7,094

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Watermeier is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Watermeier raised a total of $85,182 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 21, 2013.[4]

Dan Watermeier's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nebraska State Senate, District 1 Won $85,182
Grand Total Raised $85,182

2012

Watermeier won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Watermeier raised a total of $85,182.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lavon Heidemann
Nebraska State Senate District 1
2013–present
Succeeded by
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