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Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Nevada
  • Residence: Searchlight
  • Born: December 2, 1939; Searchlight, Nev.
  • Religion: Mormon
  • Family: Wife, Landra Reid; five children
  • Education: Southern Utah State College, A.S. 1959; Utah State U., B.A. 1961 (history & political science); George Washington U., J.D. 1964; U. of Nevada, Las Vegas, attended 1969-70
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Nev. Assembly, 1969-71; lieutenant governor, 1971-75; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1974; candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, 1975; Nevada Gaming Commission chairman, 1977-81; U.S. House, 1983-87; U.S. Senate, 1987-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1986 (5th term)
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Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Harry Reid (D) 362,785 50.3%
Sharron Angle (R) 321,361 44.5%
Scott Ashjian (TEA) 5,811 0.8%
Michael Haines (I) 4,261 0.6%
Tim Fasano (IA) 3,185 0.4%
Jesse Holland (I) 3,175 0.4%
Jeffrey Reeves (I) 2,510 0.3%
Wil Stand (I) 2,119 0.3%
2004 general Harry Reid (D) 494,805 61.1%
Richard Ziser (R) 284,640 35.1%
Thomas Hurst (LIBERT) 9,559 1.2%
David Schumann (X) 6,001 0.7%
Gary Marinch (NL) 2,095 0.3%
1998 general Harry Reid (D) 208,650 47.9%
John Ensign (R) 208,222 47.8%
Michael Cloud (LIBERT) 8,044 1.8%
Michael E. Williams (NL) 2,749 0.6%
1992 general Harry Reid (D) 253,150 51%
Demar Dahl (R) 199,413 40.2%
Joe S. Garcia Jr. (IA) 11,240 2.3%
Lois Avery (NL) 7,279 1.5%
H. Kent Cromwell (LIBERT) 7,222 1.5%
Harry Tootle (POP) 4,429 0.9%
1986 general Harry Reid (D) 130,955 50%
Jim Santini (R) 116,606 45%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 55.14% John McCain: 42.65%
2012 : 52.36% : 45.68%
2004 John Kerry: 48% George W. Bush: 50%
2000 Al Gore: 46% George W. Bush: 50%
1996 Bill Clinton: 44% Robert Dole: 43%
1992 Bill Clinton: 37% George H. W. Bush: 35%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 38% George H. W. Bush: 59%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 32% :

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