Nevada Endorsements

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates look for endorsements from federal, statewide and local elected officials as well as former elected officials and prominent figures.  Some will be early endorsers, some late endorsers and some non-endorsers. 

updated August 29, 2019  
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Federal
U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto
U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus (CD-1)
U.S. Rep. Susie Lee (CD-2)
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford (CD-3) 

State >
Gov. Steve Sisolak
Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall
Attorney General Aaron Ford
Treasurer Zach Conine
Controller Catherine Byrne
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Senate Democrats (21 seats: 13D, 8R) +  twitter
Name Position District - County



Nicole Cannizzaro
Majority Leader
6 - Las Vegas



Julia Ratti
Assist. Maj. Leader
13 - Sparks



Joyce Woodhouse
Chief Maj. Whip
5 - Henderson
HARRIS 07/29/19
+
Yvanna D. Cancela
Co-Majority Whip
10 - Las Vegas
BIDEN
04/25/19
>
Pat Spearman
Co-Majority Whip
1 - N. Las Vegas
HARRIS 03/04/19 +
Moises (Mo) Denis
President Pro Tem
2 - Las Vegas



Chris Brooks

3 - Las Vegas



Marilyn Dondero Loop

8 - Las Vegas



Dallas Harris

11 - Las Vegas



James Ohrenshall

21 - Las Vegas



David R. Parks

7 - Las Vegas



Melanie Scheible

9 - Las Vegas
HARRIS
08/29/19
+
Marcia Washington

4 - Las Vegas



Notes: Vacancies in the state legislature are filled by the relevant county commission(s). 
Following the Nov. 6, 2018 midterms, on Dec. 4 the Clark County Commission appointed Assemblyman Chris Brooks to fill the District 3 seat and Dallas Harris for District 11. 
On Mar. 5, 2019, Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson (District 4 - Las Vegas) resigned following charges he had misappropriated campaign funds.  On Mar. 15, the Clark County Commission appointed Marcia Washington. (>)
Twelve of the 13 Democratic Senators are from Clark Co.; the exception is Julia Ratti who represents part of Washoe Co..



Assembly Democrats (42 seats: 29D, 13R) +
Name Position District - City/Town



Jason Frierson
Speaker
8 - Las Vegas



Teres Benitez Thompson Majority Leader 27 - Reno


Daniele Monroe-Moreno
Assist. Maj. Leader
1  N. Las Vegas



Tyrone Thompson
ChiefDepMajWhip
17 - N. Las Vegas



William McCurdy II
Assist. Maj. Whip
6 - Las Vegas



Heidi Swank
Assist. Maj. Whip
16 - Henderson
WARREN 07/15/19
Steve Yeager
Speaker Pro Tem
9 - Las Vegas



Alexander Assefa

42 - Las Vegas



Shea Backus

37 - Las Vegas



Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod

34 - Las Vegas
BIDEN
07/30/19
+
Maggie Carlton

14 - Las Vegas



Richard Carrillo

18 - Las Vegas



Lesley Cohen

29 - Henderson



Skip Daly

31 - Sparks



Bea Duran

11 - Las Vegas



Edgar Flores

28 - Las Vegas
CASTRO
08/01/19
+
Ozzie Fumo

21 - Las Vegas
BIDEN
07/30/19 +
Michelle Gorelow

35 - Las Vegas



Sandra Jauregui

41 - Las Vegas
HARRIS
07/29/19
+
Susie Martinez

12 - Las Vegas
BIDEN
07/30/19
+
Brittney Miller

5 - Las Vegas



Connie Munk

4 - Las Vegas



Dina Neal

7 - N. Las Vegas



Rochelle T. Nguyen

10 - Las Vegas



Sarah Peters

24 - Reno



Greg Smith

30 - Sparks



Ellen B. Spiegel

20 - Henderson



Selena Torres

3 - Las Vegas



Howard Watts

15 - Las Vegas



Notes: Assemblyman Michael C. Sprinkle (District 30-Washoe Co.) resigned on Mar. 14, 2019 due to accusations of sexual harrassment.  On Mar. 27 the Washoe County Commission voted to appoint retired labor commissioner Greg Smith as his successor.
25 of the 29 Assembly Democrats are from the Las Vegas area.

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BIDEN (+)  3
CASTRO (+)  1
HARRIS (+)  1
WARREN (+)  1
Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod
Ozzie Fumo
Susie Martinez
Edgar Flores
Sandra Jauregui
Heidi Swank




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