Rick Kolowski

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Rick Kolowski
Member of the Nebraska Senate
from the 31st district
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded by Rich Pahls
Personal details
Born (1944-12-26) December 26, 1944 (age 69)
LaSalle, Illinois
Nationality American
Alma mater Lake Forest College
University of Nebraska Omaha
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Website rickkolowski.com

Rick Kolowski (born December 26, 1944 in LaSalle, Illinois)[1] is an American politician and a Nebraska state senator in the unicameral Nebraska Legislature representing District 31;[2] the legislature itself is non-partisan.


Kolowski earned his BA from Lake Forest College, his MS from the University of Nebraska Omaha, and his PhD from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


  • 2012 When Senator Rich Pahls retired and left the District 31 seat open, Kolowski placed first in the May 15, 2012 primary election with 3,214 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 general election with 9,121 votes against Acela Turco.[4]


  1. ^ "Sen. Rick Kolowski". Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska Legislature. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Senator Rick Kolowski's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Gale, John A. "Primary Election May 15, 2012". Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 35. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ Gale, John A. "Official Results of Nebraska General Election November 6, 2012". Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 14. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 

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