Scott Lautenbaugh

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Scott Lautenbaugh
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Nebraska State Senate, District 18
Incumbent
In office
November 2, 2007 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyNon-partisan
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 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedNovember 2, 2007
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Douglas County Election Commissioner
2000-2003
Douglas County Chief Deputy Election Commissioner
1996-2000
Education
Bachelor'sCreighton University, 1987
J.D.Creighton University, 1991
Personal
BirthdayNovember 11, 1964
Place of birthSioux City, Iowa
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Scott Lautenbaugh (b. November 11, 1964) is a member of the Nebraska Unicameral, representing District 18. He was first appointed to the chamber on November 2, 2007, as a replacement for Mick Mines.

Lautenbaugh served as a commissioner on the Douglas County Board of Elections from 2000 to 2003, and was President of the Omaha Barristers from 2000 to 2001.

Biography

Lautenbaugh earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Creighton University. His professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2013
General Affairs
Government, Military and Veterans Affairs
Urban Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Lautenbaugh was re-elected to the 18th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate, defeating Carl Lorenzen.[2]

Nebraska State Senate, District 18 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Lautenbaugh 7,691
Carl Lorenzen 5,505

2008

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Lautenbaugh won election (2 year term) to the 18th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate, defeating Karl Lorenzen.[3]

Nebraska State Senate, District 18 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Lautenbaugh 11,008
Karl Lorenzen 10,626

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lautenbaugh is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Lautenbaugh raised a total of $163,782 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[4]

Scott Lautenbaugh's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nebraska State Senate, District 18 Not up for election $34,375
2010 Nebraska State Senate, District 18 Won $54,704
2008 Nebraska State Senate, District 18 Won $74,703
Grand Total Raised $163,782

2012

Lautenbaugh was not up for election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Lautenbaugh raised a total of $34,375.
Nebraska State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Scott Lautenbaugh's campaign in 2012
Nebraska Chamber Of Commerce & Industry$4,000
Union Pacific Railroad$2,000
Credit Management Services$1,500
Nebraska Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association$1,500
Nebraska Cooperative Council$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$34,375
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Lautenbaugh won re-election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Lautenbaugh raised a total of $54,704.

2008

Lautenbaugh won election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Lautenbaugh raised a total of $74,703.

Personal

Lautenbaugh and his wife have three children.

Controversies

Drunk driving arrest

In February 2013, Lautenbaugh was arrested for driving under the influence. After he was pulled over for driving erratically, his blood alcohol level was found to be .234 blood alcohol content—nearly three times the legal limit.[5]

Lautenbaugh pleaded guilty to an aggravated drunken driving charge, and was consequently sentenced to two days of house arrest, one year's probation, and a $500 fine. He was also ordered to use an ignition interlock device on his car for a year.[6]

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Nebraska State Senate District 18
November 2007–present
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