About Dan

Dan Quick is running for Nebraska's 35th Legislative district.Dan was born on December 29, 1957 in Grand Island, and lived outside Hordville on the family farm. His father, Dale, served in the military, worked with a line construction crew, and then began farming - which he has done ever since. Dale and his wife, Sharlyn, are retired and still live on the family farm.

Dan and his wife, Alice, a registered nurse, have lived in Grand Island for 35 years. Dan and Alice have three children, Michael, Stephen and Christine and five grandchildren. All three children attended public grade school. Michael and Christine graduated from Grand Island Central Catholic and Stephen graduated from Grand Island Senior High.

They are active members of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church where Dan serves as a Eucharistic Minister and Alice has served on the Parish Council.




Why Dan Quick?

Working Class

Out of high school, Dan worked at a grain elevator, and later in retail and construction. He was employed by two farming feedlot operations, a sand and gravel ready mix operation, and has been with the City of Grand Island at the Power Plant since November of 1988 (26.5 years) – starting off as a material handler and later becoming a maintenance mechanic/welder.


Dan has been a proud member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1597 since starting at the Power Plant in 1988. He served as Vice President from 2007 through 2009 and was then elected President/Business Manager in 2010 – a position he still holds. He is also President of the Nebraska State Utility Workers Conference, and Vice President of the Central Nebraska Central Labor Council in Grand Island.


Dan’s IBEW local played an active role in organizing the public to prevent the City of Grand Island from privatizing its Waste Water Treatment Plant. They also lobbied State Senators when the CIR was under attack, and he attended meetings in Lincoln with the other Public Sector Unions to prepare for the assault. Dan has been active in lobbying State Senators on Labor issues and has attended committee hearings to support the cause.

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In the News

“I will ensure the district receives their fair share of state revenue to maintain highways and keep the local public school system strong, and property taxes low.”

Grand Island Independent Article by Annie Bohling

“There are a lot of skilled labor jobs out there that need people and pay good wages. We should start educating kids in high school about these opportunities.”

Grand Island Independent Article by Annie Bohling

“All my working life, I’ve been working on the farm or working blue collar jobs. I want to help out working people. I know the struggle of living paycheck to paycheck.”

Grand Island Independent Article by Annie Bohling
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