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Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.)

  • District: Junior Senator from Nevada
  • Residence: Carson City
  • Born: May 10, 1960; Castro Valley, Calif.
  • Religion: Mormon
  • Family: Wife, Lynne Heller; four children
  • Education: U. of Southern California, B.S. 1985 (business administration)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Nev. Assembly, 1990-94; Nev. secretary of state, 1995-2007; U.S. House, 2007-11; U.S. Senate, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st full term); Appointed May 2011
  • Committee Assignments: Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy - Ranking Member; Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Housing, Transportation & Community Development); Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety & Insurance - Ranking Member; Science & Space; Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine); Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; Public Lands, Forests and Mining; Water & Power); Veterans' Affairs; Special Aging
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State Information: Nevada

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (U.S. senator) Dean Heller (R) 457,656 45.9%
Shelley Berkley (D) 446,080 44.7%
David VanderBeek (IA) 48,792 4.9%
Write-Ins (WRI) 45,277 4.5%
2010 general (NV-02 representative) Dean Heller (R) 169,458 63.3%
Nancy Price (D) 87,421 32.7%
Russell Best (IA) 10,829 4%
2008 general (NV-02 representative) Dean Heller (R) 170,771 51.8%
Jill Derby (D) 136,548 41.4%
John Everhart (IA) 11,179 3.4%
Sean Morse (LIBERT) 5,740 1.7%
Craig Bergland (GREEN) 5,282 1.6%
2006 general (NV-02 representative) Dean Heller (R) 117,168 50.3%
Jill Derby (D) 104,593 44.9%
Daniel Rosen (I) 5,524 2.4%
James Kroshus (IA) 5,439 2.3%
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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