Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) biography

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Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE)

1st term Republican from Nebraska.


Residence: Fremont

Marital Status: Married (Melissa)

Prev. Occupation: University President, Professor, Government Aide

Prev. Political Exp.: US Senate, 2015-present

Education: AB Harvard University, 1994; MA St. John?s College (MD), 1998; PhD Yale University, 2004

Birthdate: 02/22/1972

Birthplace: Plainview, NE

Religion: Confessional Evangelical

Percentage in Last Election: 64%

Major Opponent: Dave Domina (D)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Ben Sasse.


Washington, D.C. Office:

107 Russell Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-4224
Fax: (202) 228-9642

Lincoln Office: (more district offices)

1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 305
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
Phone: (402) 476-1400
Fax: (402) 476-0605



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Ray Sass
  • Scheduler: Sarah Peer
  • Legis. Dir.: Patrick Lehman
  • Telecomm LA: Patrick Lehman
  • Comm. Dir.: James Wegmann
  • Child/Family Issues LA: William Payne
  • Education LA: Shannon Hossinger
  • Transportation LA: Shannon Hossinger
  • Trade LA: Ginger Willson
  • Commerce LA: Shannon Hossinger
  • Labor LA: Shannon Hossinger
  • Budget LA: Shannon Hossinger
  • Government Affairs LA: William Payne
  • Space - NASA LA: Brett Fetterly
  • Animal Welfare LA: Ginger Willson


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Ben Sasse's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Ben Sasse a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.1021 - 'A bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and for other purposes. No Send Message to Sen. Ben Sasse
S.250 - 'A bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to improve th... No Send Message to Sen. Ben Sasse


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