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Dwite Pedersen (born 1941) is a Nebraska state senator from Elkhorn, Nebraska in the Nebraska Legislature and substance abuse counselor.


Personal life

He was born October 20, 1941, in Chamberlain, South Dakota and graduated from Winner High School in 1960. He attended South Dakota State University and South Dakota Southern State Teachers College, and graduated from Doane College in human relations in 1995. He has worked with troubled youth for 35 years being a member of the Nebraska and National Associations of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors and a former Boys Town counselor and administrator. He is also a member of the Catholic Church.

State legislature

He was elected in 1992 to represent the 39th Nebraska legislative district and reelected in 1996, 2000, and 2004. He sat on the Transportation and Telecommunications is the vice chairperson of the Judiciary, and chairs the Committee on Committees.


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