Jim Scheer

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Jim Scheer
Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature
Assumed office
January 4, 2017
Preceded by Galen Hadley
Member of the Nebraska Legislature
from the 19th district
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded by Mike Flood
Personal details
Born (1953-09-19) September 19, 1953 (age 64)
Norfolk, Nebraska, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education University of Nebraska, Lincoln (BS)

Jim Scheer (born September 19, 1953 in Norfolk, Nebraska)[1] is an American politician who serves as a Nebraska state senator in the unicameral Nebraska Legislature representing District 19;[2] the legislature itself is non-partisan.


Scheer earned his BS in business administration from University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


In 2012, incumbent Mike Flood retired and left the District 19 seat open. Scheer placed first in the May primary election, with 4,497 votes.[3] He won the November general election, receiving 10,441 votes to William Goodpasture's 3,014.[4]


  1. ^ "Sen. Jim Scheer". Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska Legislature. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Senator Jim Scheer's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ Gale, John A. "Primary Election May 15, 2012" (PDF). Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 34. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ Gale, John A. "Official Results of Nebraska General Election November 6, 2012" (PDF). Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 14. Retrieved October 23, 2013. 

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