Charlie Janssen Article

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Charlie Janssen
Auditor of Nebraska
Assumed office
January 8, 2015
Governor Pete Ricketts
Preceded by Mike Foley
Member of the Nebraska Legislature
from the 15th district
In office
January 2009 – December 2014
Preceded by Ray Janssen
Succeeded by David Schnoor
Personal details
Born (1971-01-15) January 15, 1971 (age 48)
Fremont, Nebraska, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education Wayne State College ( BS)
Website Official website

Charlie Janssen (born January 15, 1971) is a politician from the U.S. state of Nebraska. A member of the Republican Party, Jansen served in the Nebraska Legislature from 2009 to 2014; in 2014, he was elected Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts.

Janssen was born in Fremont, Nebraska. He graduated with a BS from Wayne State College in 1997. [1] Janssen served in the United States Navy from 1989 to 1993. [2] He lives in Fremont, and has two children, Charlie Jr. and Betsy Anne.

Janssen served on the Fremont City Council before being elected to the Nebraska legislature. In 2008, he was elected to represent the 15th Nebraska legislative district replacing his uncle, Ray Janssen of Nickerson. [3] In the Legislature, he sat on the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs, Intergovernmental Cooperation, and Transportation and Telecommunications committees. He briefly proposed an amendment to LB403 (a bill mandating the use of E-Verify for public employers, public contractors and companies seeking state tax breaks) which would have overturned the Dream Act of 2006 in Nebraska, [4] however he later withdrew his amendment.

Janssen successfully ran as the Republican nominee for Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts in the 2014 election to succeed Mike Foley and was sworn in on January 8, 2015. [5]


  1. ^ "Sen. Charlie Janssen (R-Nebraska) biography". Retrieved October 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "Senator Charlie Janssen's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 6, 2012.
  3. ^ [1][ dead link]
  4. ^ "OUR VIEW: Thank you, Sen. Janssen". February 28, 2009. Archived from the original on March 7, 2009. Retrieved September 22, 2011.
  5. ^ "Pete Ricketts sworn in as 40th governor of Nebraska". Associated Press. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2015.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Foley
Auditor of Nebraska