|Nebraska State Senate District 19|
|January 9, 2013 - present|
|January 4, 2017|
|Years in position||1|
|Per diem||$123/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $46/day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1976|
|Place of birth||Norfolk, NE|
|Profession||Owner, insurance agency|
Scheer's professional experience includes owning an insurance agency. He earned his B.S. in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1976.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Scheer served on the following committees:
|Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Education, Vice Chair|
|• Government, Military and Veterans Affairs|
- See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012
Scheer won election in the 2012 election for Nebraska State Senate District 19. Scheer was unopposed in the May 15 primary election and defeated William Goodpasture in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Nebraska State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Scheer is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Scheer raised a total of $82,684 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.
|Jim Scheer's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Nebraska State Senate, District 19||$39,734|
|2010||Nebraska Board of Education, District 3||$0|
|2008||Nebraska Board of Education, District 3||$0|
|2004||Nebraska Board of Education, District 3||$42,950|
|Grand Total Raised||$82,684|
2012Scheer won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Scheer raised a total of $39,734.
|Nebraska State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jim Scheer's campaign in 2012|
|Nebraska Bankers Association||$2,500|
|Nebraska State Education Association||$2,500|
|Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce & Industry||$1,500|
|Nebraska Hospital Association||$1,500|
|Associated General Contractors Of Nebraska||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$39,734|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2004Scheer won election to the Nebraska Board of Education in 2004. During that election cycle, Scheer raised a total of $42,950.
|Nebraska Board of Education 2004 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jim Scheer's campaign in 2004|
|Total Raised in 2004||$42,950|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Scheer and his wife, Kristi, have three children; Keeli, Rachel, and John.
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- Office website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Nebraska Secretary of State - 2012 Candidate List for the Primary Election
- 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
- [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=18956 Follow the Money, "Scheer, Jim." Retrieved May 22, 2013.
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