Laura Ebke

Laura Ebke LIBLibertarian

American politician

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Laura EbkeLIBLibertarian American politician
62
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NEResidence (state)

Laura Ebke (née Schwab; born 1962) is a politician from the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. A resident of the city of Crete in the southeastern part of the state, she served a single term in the Nebraska Legislature, from 2015 to 2019. Originally a member of the Republican Party who described herself as "a conservative libertarian", Ebke changed her registration to the Libertarian Party in 2016; she was thought to be the first Libertarian member of the officially nonpartisan legislature. In July 2020, Ebke was elected to member-at-large of the Libertarian National Committee.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Nebraska Lincoln
PhD Political Science; International Relations
1996 - 2005
University of Memphis
MA Political Science; Political Theory
1990 - 1993
Excelsior College
BS Liberal Studies; Political Science; American History
1990 - 1991
Nebraska Weslyan University
Attended
1980 - 1982
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Senator
Nebraska State Legislature
2014 - 2019
Adjunct Faculty
Doane University
2016 - 2019
Former Adjunct Instructor
Park College
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Secretary, Member
School Board, Crete Public Schools
2003 - 2015
Adjunct Instructor
Southeast Community College
2009 - 2014
President
Nebraska Campaign for Liberty
2009 - 2012
Volunteer
Boy Scouts
2010 - Current
Moderator, Council Member
United Church of Christ
2001 - 2003
Former Member
Crete School Board
2002
Sunday School Teacher
United Church of Christ
1996 - 2002
Member
Stewardship Committee
1997 - 1999
Girl Scout Leader
1996 - Current
Former Vice President
Homestead Council Board
Former Chair
Judiciary Committee, Nebraska State Legislature
Former Member
Business and Labor Committee, Nebraska State Legislature
Former Member
Urban Affairs Committee, Nebraska State Legislature
Former Member
Education Committee, Nebraska State Legislature