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Rick Sheehy
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Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska
Incumbent
In office
January 24, 2005 - Present
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
Mayor of Hastings, Nebraska
2004 - 2005
Personal
Place of birthOctober 3, 1959
Websites
Office website
Rick Sheehy (born October 3, 1959 in Hastings, Nebraska) is a Republican politician and the current Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska. He was appointed by Governor Dave Heineman on January 24, 2005, after Heineman became Governor upon Mike Johanns' appointment as United States Secretary of Agriculture in President George W. Bush's cabinet. Both Heineman and Sheehy have been elected to a full term in the 2010 midterm elections.

Sheehy is a native of Hastings, Nebraska. He graduated from St. Cecilia High School and attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Central Community College. In 1982, Sheehy began work as an emergency medical technician for Rural Metro Ambulance in Hastings, Nebraska. He had been a market general manager with Rural Metro for 18 years when he was appointed Lieutenant Governor.

Sheehy served on the Hastings City Council from 1994-2000, serving as council president from 1996-2000. In 2000 Sheehy, then a Democrat, was elected Mayor of Hastings, a non-partisan office. He became a Republican in August 2003, and was re-elected as Mayor in 2004. He was serving in his second term as mayor when he was appointed Lieutenant Governor. He was Heineman's running mate in 2006 and was elected to another term as Lieutenant Governor which will last until January 2011.

Elections

2014

Sheehy announced in July 2011 that he will run for Governor of Nebraska in 2014.[1]

2010

See also: Nebraska lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010 and Lieutenant Governor elections, 2010

Sheehy ran for re-election on a ticket with Dave Heineman. They faced Mike Meister and Anne Boyle (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Campaign donors

Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Dave Heineman and Rick Sheehy's donors each year.[2] Click [show] for more information.


Contact Information

Lt. Governor Rick Sheehy
State Capital, Room 2315
P.O. Box 94863
Lincoln, NE 68509

Phone: 402-471-2256
Fax: 402-471-6031

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References