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Don BaconREPRepublican United States Representative, NE-2
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5
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NEResidence (state)

Donald John Bacon (born August 16, 1963) is an American politician and former military officer serving as the U.S. representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district since 2017. Before holding public office, he was a United States Air Force officer, rising to brigadier general and wing commander at Ramstein Air Base and Offutt Air Force Base before his retirement in 2014. Bacon is a member of the Republican Party.

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Campaign Funding

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$2,589,636
Total Raised
$2,570,645
Total Spent
$49,728
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Leadership PACs$248,512
51%
Insurance$127,376
48%
Retired$120,800
43%
Securities & Investment$107,560
42%
Real Estate$105,734
31%
Oil & Gas$78,890
27%
Crop Production & Basic Processing$67,588
25%
General Contractors$63,700
25%
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$63,656
24%
Candidate Committees$61,300
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

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Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education6 - 6 of 4
National War College
Masters National Strategy
2003 - 2004
Air Command and Staff College
Graduated Operational Art
1997 - 1998
University of Phoenix
Masters Organizational Management, Business Administration, and Management
1994 - 1996
Northern Illinois University
BA Political Science and Government
1983 - 1984
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2017 - Current
Assistant Professor
Bachelor of Science in Leadership Program, University of Bellevue
2014 - 2016
Field Representative
United States House of Representatives
2014 - 2015
Brigadier General
United States Air Force
1985 - 2014
Former Military Advisor
United States Representative Jeff Fortenberry
Other Experience1 - 33 of 33
Member
55th Wing Association
Current
Chaplain
Military Officers Association of America
2015 - Current
Vice President
Air Force Association Local Chapter
2014 - Current
Member
River Rats: Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association
2013 - Current
Member
General Officer Flag Bearer Honor Guard Detail, Arlington National Cemetery
2012 - Current
Member
National War College Alumni Association
2004 - Current
President
Gideons Local Chapter
1999 - 2000
Member
Nebraska Firearms Owners Association
Member
Heritage Foundation
Member
55th Wing Association
Member
National Rifle Association
Chair
School Safety Working Group
2018
Co-Chair
Electronic Warfare Working Group
2017
Co-Chair
Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Caucus
2017
Member
Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus
2017
Member
Missile Defense Caucus
2017
Member
Israel Allies Caucus
2017
Member
Congressional Small Business Caucus
2017
Member
Beef Caucus
2017
Member
Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus
2017
Member
Congressional American Religious Freedom Caucus
2017
Member
Congressional Term Limits Caucus
2017
Member
Bipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus
2017
Former Member
General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Homeland Security Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Military Personnel Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Small Business Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats & Capabilities, United States House of Representatives