|40th Governor of Nebraska|
|Assumed office |
January 8, 2015
|Preceded by||Dave Heineman|
|Chair of the Republican Governors Association|
November 29, 2018 – November 21, 2019
|Preceded by||Bill Haslam|
|Succeeded by||Greg Abbott|
John Peter Ricketts
August 19, 1964
Nebraska City, Nebraska, U.S.
Susanne Shore (m. 1997)
|Education||University of Chicago (BA, MBA)|
He was the Republican nominee for the 2006 U.S. Senate race in Nebraska, which he lost to then incumbent Ben Nelson. He ran for Governor of Nebraska in the 2014 election, this time defeating the Democratic nominee, Chuck Hassebrook. He was inaugurated as Governor in January 2015.
References[change | change source]
- Cordes, Henry J. (March 19, 2006). "For Ricketts, it's about earning what you get". Omaha World Herald. Archived from the original on 2005-04-22. Retrieved 2006-10-13.
- Cordes, Henry J. (May 10, 2006). "High-spending race for Senate ahead". Omaha World Herald. Archived from the original on 2005-04-22. Retrieved 2006-10-13.