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Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.)

  • District: 1st District, Las Vegas
  • Residence: Las Vegas
  • Born: January 20, 1951; Manhattan, N.Y.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Husband, Larry Lehrner; two children, two stepchildren
  • Education: U. of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A. 1972 (political science); U. of San Diego, J.D. 1976
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Nev. Assembly, 1983-85; University and Community College System of Nevada Board of Regents, 1990-98; U.S. House, 1999-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (7th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Select Revenue Measures; Social Security)
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State Information: 1st District, Las Vegas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Shelley Berkley (D) 103,246 61.7%
Kenneth Wegner (R) 58,995 35.3%
Jonathan Hansen (IA) 2,847 1.7%
Edward Klapproth (LIBERT) 2,118 1.3%
2008 general Shelley Berkley (D) 154,860 67.6%
Kenneth Wegner (R) 64,837 28.3%
Caren Alexander (IA) 4,697 2%
Raymond Duensing (LIBERT) 4,528 2%
2006 general Shelley Berkley (D) 85,025 64.8%
Kenneth Wegner (R) 40,917 31.2%
Raymond Duensing (LIBERT) 2,843 2.2%
Darnell Roberts (IA) 2,339 1.8%
2004 general Shelley Berkley (D) 133,569 66%
Russ Mickelson (R) 63,005 31.1%
Raymond Duensing (LIBERT) 5,862 2.9%
2002 general Shelley Berkley (D) 64,312 53.7%
Lynette Boggs-McDonald (R) 51,148 42.7%
Steven Dempsey (I) 2,861 2.4%
W. Startin (GR) 1,393 1.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 64% John McCain: 34%
2004 John Kerry: 57% George W. Bush: 42%
2000 Al Gore: 56% George W. Bush: 40%

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