Dan Watermeier, Syracuse, District 1.
Watermeier is a farmer who was previously elected to the Nemaha Natural Resources District. He is a Republican and will represent the five most southeastern counties in Nebraska.
Bill Kintner, Papillion, District 2.
Kintner is a self-employed sales and market researcher married to Lauren Kintner, the director of Gov. Dave Heineman's Policy Research Office. A Republican, he represents Cass County, southwestern Sarpy County and the northern parts of Nebraska City.
Sara Howard, Omaha, District 9.
Howard is a development specialist with OneWorld Community Health Center. She will succeed her mother, Sen. Gwen Howard, in representing the east-central Omaha district. Both Howards are Democrats.
Ernie Chambers, Omaha, District 11.
Chambers is a 38-year veteran of the Legislature. He was forced out of office by term limits but was elected again to represent northeast Omaha after sitting out a term. He will be one of two independents in the Legislature.
Jim Scheer, Norfolk, District 19.
Scheer owns an insurance agency and has held several public offices, including Norfolk mayor, Norfolk school board and State Board of Education. A Republican, he represents all of Madison County and a corner of Stanton County.
Jerry Johnson, Wahoo, District 23.
Johnson is a retired farm co-op manager who has been the mayor of Wahoo. A Republican, he represents all of Saunders and Butler Counties, as well as portions of eastern Colfax County, including Schuyler.
Kate Bolz, Lincoln, District 29.
Bolz has been a policy analyst for the Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest. She is the first Democrat — but the fourth woman — elected from her south-central Lincoln district in more than 50 years.
Rick Kolowski, Omaha, District 31.
Kolowski is a retired Millard West High School principal representing southwest Omaha. A Democrat, he was on the boards of the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District and the Learning Community of Douglas and Sarpy Counties.
Al Davis, Hyannis, District 43.
Davis is a rancher with 25 years of school board experience. He is a Republican and won a seven-way race to represent one-fifth of the state. His district stretches across the Sand Hills into the northern Panhandle.
Sue Crawford, Bellevue, District 45.
Crawford is a Creighton University professor of political science and health administration and policy. The Democrat will be the second political scientist in the current Legislature. She represents the easternmost portion of Sarpy County.
John Murante, Gretna, District 49.
Murante is the Nebraska state director for Victory Enterprises, a corporate communication and polling firm. A Republican, he worked as a legislative aide before seeking office. He represents the northwestern corner of Sarpy County.
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