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Rick Kolowski
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Nebraska State Senate District 31
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'sLake Forest College, 1966
Master'sUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1970
Ph.D.University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1978
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Corps Reserve
Years of service1964 - 1967
Personal
BirthdayDecember 26, 1944
Place of birthLaSalle, Illinois
ProfessionRetired educator
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Rick Kolowski (b. December 26, 1944) is a member of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Kolowski's professional experience includes working as a teacher and founding principal of Millard West High School. Kolowski served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Natural Resources
Nebraska Retirement Systems

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

...I will work tirelessly to promote education, create high-tech jobs, eliminate wasteful government spending and balance Nebraska’s budget. Having owned a home in our community for over 40 years, I understand the need for expanding Nebraska’s property tax relief programs.

Elections

2012

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012

Kolowski won election in the 2012 election for District 31 of the Nebraska Unicameral. Kolowski was unopposed in the May 15 primary election and defeated Acela Turco in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Nebraska State Senate, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngRick Kolowski 52% 9,121
     Nonpartisan Acela Turco 48% 8,413
Total Votes 17,534

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kolowski is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kolowski raised a total of $146,883 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[4]

Rick Kolowski's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nebraska State Senate, District 31 Won $146,883
Grand Total Raised $146,883

2012

Kolowski won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Kolowski raised a total of $146,883.
Nebraska State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rick Kolowski's campaign in 2012
Nebraska State Education Association$38,142
Nebraska Hospital Association$6,000
Nebraska United Transportation Union$5,500
Nebraska State AFL-CIO$4,000
Holland, Richard D.$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$146,883
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rich Pahls
Nebraska State Senate District 31
2013–present
Succeeded by
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