Tyson Larson

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Tyson Larson
Nebraska State Senate District 40
In office
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$12,000/year
Per diem$123/day for those living 50+ miles from capitol, otherwise $46/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Bachelor'sGeorgetown University, 2008
Date of birthApril 16, 1986
Place of birthFt. Carson, CO
ProfessionHead of Business Operations & Risk Management, Art Research Technologies
Office website
Tyson Larson (b. April 16, 1986) is a member of the Nebraska State Senate. He has represented District 40 since 2011.

Larson works as the head of business operations & risk management at Art Research Technologies.

Larson received his Ba in political science/theology/anthropology at Georgetown University in 2008.

Committee assignments


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

Nebraska Committee Assignments, 2013


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Larson served on these committees:



Campaign themes

Larson's website highlighted the following campaign issues:

  • Abortion
Excerpt: "In the legislature Tyson will continue to fight for our core values to ensure that America stands strong for the things that we as Nebraskans and Americans hold most dear: the protection of the God given gift of life.dw"
  • Agriculture
Excerpt: "Since the backbone of the Nebraskan economy lies in its agricultural output, we must work hard for the farmers and ranchers both through legislation and by promoting more extensive trade between Nebraska and the world markets."
  • Education
Excerpt: "We as a state must introduce new measures in education to guarantee a prosperous economic future."
  • Energy
Excerpt: "I will introduce legislation that will encourage renewable energy investment and usage in Nebraska. Renewable energy will be a primary driver of world economic growth, and if Nebraska can become an early haven for these technologies it will be well placed in the future economically and politically."
  • Limited Government
Excerpt: "Government operates most efficiently at the local level, and the intricate relationship between the free market and the individual provides better short and long-term success when compared to governmental intervention."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "Lower taxes will put money back into the pockets of hard-working Nebraskans, facilitate entrepreneurship and the growth of small businesses, and bring strong economic growth to the state of Nebraska."



See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Larson won election to the 40th District Seat in the Nebraska Senate, defeating the incumbent Merton Dierks.[1]

Nebraska State Senate, District 40 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tyson Larson 5,583
Merton Dierks 5,085

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Larson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Larson raised a total of $81,526 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 23, 2013.[2]

Tyson Larson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nebraska State Senate, District 40 Not up for election $35,466
2010 Nebraska State Senate, District 40 Won $46,060
Grand Total Raised $81,526


Larson was not up for election to the Nebraska State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Larson raised a total of $35,466.


Larson won election to the Brooklyn State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Larson raised a total of $46,060.

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Preceded by
Merton Dierks
Nebraska State Senate District 40
Succeeded by