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Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nev.)

  • District: 1st District, Las Vegas
  • Residence: Las Vegas
  • Born: May 23, 1950; Thomasville, Ga.
  • Religion: Greek Orthodox
  • Family: Husband, Thomas C. Wright
  • Education: College of William & Mary, A.B 1970 (government); U. of Georgia, M.A. 1973 (political science); Florida State U., Ph.D. 1976 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Nev. Senate, 1988-2008 (minority leader, 1993-2008); Democratic nominee for governor, 2006; defeated for re-election to U.S. House, 2010; U.S. House, 2009-11, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (2nd term); Did not serve 2011-13; Defeated Chris Edwards, R, to succeed Rep. Shelley Berkley, D, who ran for Senate
  • Committee Assignments: Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment); Veterans' Affairs (Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs - Ranking Member; Economic Opportunity)
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State Information: 1st District, Las Vegas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Dina Titus (D) 113,967 63.6%
Chris Edwards (R) 56,521 31.5%
William Pojunis (LIBERT) 4,645 2.6%
Stan Vaughan (IA) 4,145 2.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 66% Mitt Romney: 32%
2008 Barack Obama: 65% John McCain: 33%




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