Bill Avery

Bill Avery DEMDemocrat

American politician

Profile Photo
Bill AveryDEMDemocrat American politician
Years of Age
Years of Experience
NEResidence (state)

William P. "Bill" Avery (born February 7, 1942) is a politician from the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. He served two terms in the Nebraska Legislature, from 2007 to 2015. Avery is a retired adjunct professor of political science who specializes in international trade and foreign relations. Born in Harnett County, North Carolina, he received his BS and M.A. from the University of Tennessee and his PhD from Tulane University. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He was elected to the Legislature in 2006 representing Nebraska's 28th legislative district. He served on the Education Committee and the Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, which he chaired. In 1991, Avery was elected to the Common Cause National Governing Board.

Voterly's Issue Scores  (1 - 2 of 2)

Below lists the position this politician has taken on a political issue. The star rating represents the politician's prioritization and action on the issue based on data collected by relevant interest groups. Select an issue to view a more in-depth explanation of each rating.

How Voterly Calculates issue scores

Special Interest Group Ratings

Interest Groups That SUPPORT
Interest Groups That OPPOSE
Average Score

Disclaimer: A special interest group's positions on issues are gathered from various reputable sources including the organization's website, social media accounts, press releases, and other public communications. Special interest group politician ratings are provided by Positions and ratings are subject to change and we may experience delays, interruptions, or errors, as a result. If you believe this information is inaccurate, please submit a problem report. Submit Report.

0 / 2
Education5 - 5 of 3
Tulane University
PhD Political Science
University of Tennessee
MA Political Science
University of Tennessee
BS Political Science
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Nebraska State Legislature
2007 - 2014
Former Delegate
Democratic National Committee
Former Circulation Promotions Manager
Knoxville News Sentinel
Former Instructor
Political Science, Tulane University
International Trade Consultant
Professor Emeritus
Political Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, present
Strategic Air Command, United States Air Force
Other Experience1 - 12 of 12
Former Chair
Common Cause Nebraska
Former Member
Habitat for Humanity
Former Member
Boy Scouts of America
International Political Economy Section, International Studies Association
First Plymouth Congregational Church
American Academy of Political Science
Lincoln Independent Business Association
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Former Member
Vote Nebraska Initiative Task Force
Former Member
Lincoln Public Schools Needs Committee
Former Member
Lincoln Public Schools Bond Committee
Education Commission of the States