State Representative (NV-29)

Employer / Organization

Nevada State Assembly District 29

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Mar 05, 2018 - Mar 16, 2018

Description

The Nevada State Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Nevada State Legislature. The Assembly has 42 members, who each represent one district, which results in about 64,299 constituents per representative. Primary responsibilities of an assembly member include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other assembly members and the state senate. Additionally, the assembly has the exclusive authority to impeach state officials, who will then be tried by the senate. An assembly member serves a two-year term, with a limit of six terms. The salary of the position is $146.90 per day (no more than 60 days of session) in addition to a $152/day per diem for every day in session.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Nevada Secretary of State Office to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including petition requirements, a filing fee, campaign finance forms and other office specific requirements. Inquire into primary election details if you plan to run as a partisan candidate. Next file these papers with the county clerk or the Nevada Secretary of State Office, depending on the type of district you plan to run in. If the district encompasses a single part of a county, you will file with the county. If the district has parts of multiple counties you will file with the Nevada Secretary of State Office. If you plan to run as an independent you must gain a stipulated amount of petition signatures that varies by office. These signatures must be submitted to be certified by county clerks or the appropriate election officials 10 business days before the end of the filing window. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the required signatures or filing fee by the filing window deadline to the applicable election official in order to appear on ballot. The filing window is from the first Monday in March until the second Friday in March. The Nevada Secretary of State's Office, which serves as the point of contact for any questions or concerns, can be reached at (775)-684-5708. If you live in Clark County, the Clark County Registrar of Voters can be reached by phone at (702)-455-6552. It is recommended that any potential candidates read the applicable parts of the County Candidate Guide before attempting to file: http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/election/Documents/2016/CG16.pdf.

Submit application to:
Nevada Secretary of State's Elections Office, 101 North Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada, 89701-3714, US