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Delivering for Nebraskans

Over $6 billion in tax relief

Exempted military retirement & social security from taxes

Championed Nebraska’s largest ever state investment in K-12 education

$50 million in workforce housing grants

Prohibited gender-altering surgery for minors

Valuing and protecting innocent life

Working to reduce healthcare costs

About Rita Sanders

Rita Gomez Sanders was elected to the Nebraska Legislature in 2020 after serving as Mayor of Bellevue for 8 years.

Rita was born and raised on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Her father is of Filipino descent and her mother is of German descent. As a teenager, Rita moved to Germany for 5 years, then to Livermore, California. In 1983 Rita moved to Bellevue, Nebraska, where she started a family. Rita and her husband are commercial re-estate developers, they built and own Richmont Senior Living Retirement Campus in the heart of Bellevue.

Rita’s education interest is in Global Studies and she continues to make education part of her lifestyle. She continues to take classes at Bellevue University. “It is as a way to keep in touch with the next generation, their thoughts, desires, passion and how they see the world.”

Rita’s involvement in her community has been very active. She lives by the motto “if you’re going to complain, be part of the solution.”

Rita Sanders is endorsed by

Governor Jim Pillen

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer

U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts

U.S. Congressman Don Bacon

U.S. Congressman Mike Flood

Sarpy County Commissioner Angie Burmeister

Sarpy County Commissioner Gary Mixan

Sarpy County Commissioner David Klug

Sarpy County Commissioner Don Kelly

Sarpy County Attorney Lee Polikov

Plattsmouth Mayor Paul Lambert

Gretna Mayor Mike Evans

Bellevue Mayor Rusty Hike

La Vista Mayor Doug Kindig


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