Dan Watermeier (born May 29, 1961 in Lincoln, Nebraska) is an American politician and a Nebraska state senator in the unicameral Nebraska Legislature representing District 1; the legislature itself is non-partisan.
Watermeier currently serves as the chairman of the Legislative Performance Audit Committee and vice-chairman of the Executive Committee.
Watermeier earned his BS in agriculture from University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
- 2012 When Senator Lavon Heidemann ran for Nebraska University Board of Regents and left the District 1 seat open, Watermeier placed first in the May 15, 2012 Primary election with 3,438 votes, and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 8,737 votes against Jerry Joy, who had previously run for the seat in 2008.
Watermeier was previously elected to the Nemaha Natural Resources District and appointed to the Nebraska Natural Resources Commission.