Annette Dubas

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Annette Dubas
Annette Dubas Farm.png
Annette Dubas on her family farm.
Member of the Nebraska Legislature
from the 34th district
In office
2007–2015
Preceded byBob Kremer
Succeeded byCurt Friesen
Personal details
Born (1956-02-05) February 5, 1956 (age 63)
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

Annette M. Dubas (born February 5, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska, who served in the Nebraska Legislature from 2007 to 2015. She was a candidate in the 2014 Nebraska gubernatorial election, but withdrew in November 2013.

Personal life[edit]

She was born on February 5, 1956, in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from Fullerton High School in 1974. She is married and has four children. She, her husband, and one of her sons operate a farm and ranch, raising corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa, as well as purebred Angus cattle. Prior to being elected to the State Legislature, Dubas served on the Fullerton Public School Board for ten years and chaired the Nance County Planning and Zoning Commission for six years.

State legislature[edit]

She was elected in 2006 to represent the 34th Nebraska legislative district, which includes Hamilton, Merrick, and Nance, counties, as well as parts of Hall and Polk counties. Major communities in the district include Aurora, Fullerton, Central City, Doniphan, and small portions of Grand Island.

Political positions[edit]

Dubas supports same-sex marriage.[1]

Gubernatorial candidacy[edit]

On September 22, 2013, Dubas launched her campaign for the 2014 Nebraska gubernatorial election.[2] On November 25, she announced that she was withdrawing as a candidate, stating that "campaign life was taking its toll on me and my family".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cindy Lange-Kubick: A candidate loving her gay brother, supporting marriage for all". JournalStar.com. October 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Walton, Don. "Annette Dubas launches governor campaign". Lincoln Journal Star. September 22, 2013. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
  3. ^ Walton, Don. "Dubas drops out of governor's race". Lincoln Journal Star. November 25, 2013. Retrieved November 25, 2013.