John Murante (born February 6, 1982, in Omaha, Nebraska) is an American politician from Gretna, Nebraska, who has been the Nebraska state treasurer since January 2019. He was previously a Nebraska state senator in the unicameral Nebraska Legislature representing District 49; the legislature itself is non-partisan.
|Treasurer of Nebraska|
|Assumed office |
January 9, 2019
|Preceded by||Don Stenberg|
|Member of the Nebraska Legislature|
from the 49th district
January 9, 2013 – January 9, 2019
|Preceded by||LeRoy J. Louden|
|Succeeded by||Andrew La Grone|
|Born||February 6, 1982|
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
|Education||University of Nebraska, Lincoln (BA)|
When Senator LeRoy J. Louden retired and left the District 49 seat open, Murante placed first in the May 15, 2012, primary election with 2,359 votes, and won the November 6, 2012, general election with 8,508 votes against Frank Wellenstein.
In September 2019, Murante helped open a satellite Treasurer's Office in Omaha to provide a location for residents to file unclaimed property claims and access other services provided by the department.
- "Sen. John Murante". Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska Legislature. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- "Senator John Murante's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- Gale, John A. "Primary Election May 15, 2012" (PDF). Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 36. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- Gale, John A. "Official Results of Nebraska General Election November 6, 2012" (PDF). Lincoln, Nebraska: Secretary of State of Nebraska. p. 15. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- Nohr, Emily (July 25, 2017). "John Murante announces bid for state treasurer, says Nebraska needs conservative leadership". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved November 26, 2017.
- "Support of prominent Republicans carries Murante to victory over Royal in state treasurer's race". Scottsbluff Star-Herald. BH News Service. May 16, 2018. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
- "Election 2018: GOP sweeps Nebraska's top races; Lincoln voters term-limit Beutler; Medicaid expansion wins". Lincoln Journal Star. November 7, 2018. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
- Bureau, Paul Hammel World-Herald. "Murante says new State Treasurer's Office in Omaha will open to the public Feb. 3". Omaha.com. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
- Official page at the Nebraska Legislature
- Campaign site
- Profile at Vote Smart
- Biography at Ballotpedia
- Financial information (state office) at the National Institute for Money in State Politics
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