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}}{{tnr}}'''Greg Adams''' (b. February 6, 1952) is the [[Membership of the Nebraska Unicameral|President]] of the [[Nebraska State Legislature|Nebraska Unicameral]], representing [[Nebraska State Senate District 24|District 24]].  He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.  Adams became President of the Legislature in the 2013-2014 session. Adams also considered a run for [[Governor of Nebraska]] in the [[Nebraska gubernatorial election, 2014|2014 elections]].<ref name=star>[http://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/statehouse/walton-speaker-adams-looks-at-governor-race/article_5da61064-b7a7-5814-b406-db4c7912f9e2.html ''Journal Star,'' Walton: Speaker Adams looks at governor race, September 1, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Greg Adams''' (b. February 6, 1952) is the [[Membership of the Nebraska Unicameral|President]] of the [[Nebraska State Legislature|Nebraska Unicameral]], representing [[Nebraska State Senate District 24|District 24]].  He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.  Adams became President of the Legislature in the 2013-2014 session. Adams also considered a run for [[Governor of Nebraska]] in the [[Nebraska gubernatorial election, 2014|2014 elections]].<ref name=star>[http://journalstar.com/news/state-and-regional/statehouse/walton-speaker-adams-looks-at-governor-race/article_5da61064-b7a7-5814-b406-db4c7912f9e2.html ''Journal Star,'' "Walton: Speaker Adams looks at governor race," accessed September 1, 2013]</ref>
  
 
Adams served as a member of the York City Council and as Mayor of York.
 
Adams served as a member of the York City Council and as Mayor of York.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Adams earned his bachelor's degree and M.Ed. from Wayne State College in 1974 and 1975, respectively. His professional experience includes working as a high school teacher teaching American government and economics.<ref>[http://unicameralupdate.blogspot.com/2009/01/from-classroom-to-capitol-adams-makes.html Unicameral Update, '''From the classroom to the Capitol, Adams makes the Grade''', January 26, 2008]</ref>
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Adams earned his bachelor's degree and M.Ed. from Wayne State College in 1974 and 1975, respectively. His professional experience includes working as a high school teacher teaching American government and economics.<ref>[http://unicameralupdate.blogspot.com/2009/01/from-classroom-to-capitol-adams-makes.html ''Unicameral Update,'' "From the classroom to the Capitol, Adams makes the Grade," accessed January 26, 2008]</ref>
  
 
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Greg Adams
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Nebraska State Senate, District 24
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyNon-partisan
Leadership
Speaker of the Legislature
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$12,000/year
Per diem$129/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $46/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Mayor, York, Nebraska
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State College, 1974
Master'sWayne State College, 1975
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 6, 1952
Place of birthColumbus, Nebraska
ProfessionHigh School Teacher
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Greg Adams (b. February 6, 1952) is the President of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Adams became President of the Legislature in the 2013-2014 session. Adams also considered a run for Governor of Nebraska in the 2014 elections.[1]

Adams served as a member of the York City Council and as Mayor of York.

Biography

Adams earned his bachelor's degree and M.Ed. from Wayne State College in 1974 and 1975, respectively. His professional experience includes working as a high school teacher teaching American government and economics.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Adams did not serve on a standing committee.

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Adams served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Adams served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Nebraska gubernatorial election, 2014

Adams considered a run for Governor of Nebraska in the 2014 elections.[1] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2010

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010

Adams ran for re-election to the 24th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed. The general election was held on November 2, 2010.

On November 2, 2010, Adams was re-elected to the 24th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate. Adams was unopposed in the general election.[3]

2006

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Adams won election to the 24th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate, defeating Curt Friesen.[4]

Nebraska State Senate, District 24 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Greg Adams 6,088
Curt Friesen 5,891

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Adams is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Adams raised a total of $127,015 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[5]

Greg Adams's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $18,916
2010 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Won $26,039
2008 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $19,546
2006 Nebraska State Senate, District 24 Won $62,514
Grand Total Raised $127,015

2012

Adams was not up for election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $18,916.
Nebraska State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Greg Adams's campaign in 2012
Kopsa-Otte & Associates$2,016
Time Warner Cable$1,500
Altria$1,500
AT&T$1,350
UnitedGealth Group$1,250
Total Raised in 2012$18,916
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Adams won re-election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $26,039.

2008

Adams was not up for election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $19,546.

2006

Adams won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $62,514.

Personal

Adams and his wife, Julie, have three children. He has been involved with the Nebraska State Education Association and was previously involved with the Nebraska League of Municipalities and Nebraska Council of Social Studies Teachers. Adams previously served on the Nebraska League of Municipalities Legislative Committee and the Nebraska Information Technology Commission.

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