Sen. John Cavanaugh

District 09
Room 1008
P.O. Box 94604
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2723
Committee Assignments
  • General Affairs
  • Natural Resources
  • Urban Affairs
  • Midwestern Higher Education Compact Commission
  • Legislature's Planning Committee
  • Justice Reinvestment Oversight (LB605)
  • Legislative Mental Health Care Capacity Strategic Planning Committee


Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2020

Born Oct. 6, 1980, in Omaha.

Education: Graduate of Creighton Preparatory School, 1999; Catholic University of America (B.A.), 2003; Vermont Law School (J.D., M.A. in environmental policy), 2011.

Family: Married to Kathleen McGill; four children: Evelyn, Jack, Lucy and William.

Occupation: Attorney

Former: Douglas County assistant public defender

Member: Saint Margaret Mary Parish.