She was a candidate in the 2014 Nebraska gubernatorial election, but withdrew in November 2013. She was elected in 2006 to represent the 34th Nebraska legislative district, which includes Hamilton, Merrick, and Nance, counties, as well as parts of Hall and Polk counties. Major communities in the district include Aurora, Fullerton, Central City, Doniphan, and small portions of Grand Island.
Dubas supports same-sex marriage.
On September 22, 2013, Dubas launched her campaign for the 2014 Nebraska gubernatorial election. On November 25, she announced that she was withdrawing as a candidate, stating that "campaign life was taking its toll on me and my family".
Member of District 2 Farmers Union (president), Nance County Planning & Zoning (former member), Fullerton Public School Board.
Married Ronald Dubas. Children: Ronald, Daryl, Clint, Deanna.