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Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)

  • District: 1st District, East -- Lincoln, Fremont, Norfolk
  • Residence: Lincoln
  • Born: December 27, 1960; Baton Rouge, La.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Celeste Fortenberry; five children
  • Education: Louisiana State U., B.A. 1982 (economics); Georgetown U., M.P.P. 1986; Franciscan U. of Steubenville, M.Div. 1996 (theology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Lincoln City Council, 1997-2001; U.S. House, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Energy-Water; Military Construction-VA - Vice Chairman)
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State Information: 1st District, East -- Lincoln, Fremont, Norfolk

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jeff Fortenberry (R) 173,473 68.3%
Korey Reiman (D) 80,412 31.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 41% Mitt Romney: 57%
2008 Barack Obama: 44% John McCain: 54%




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