Amy Groves

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Amy Groves
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Nevada State Assembly, District 29
Former candidate
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolOrange High School
Bachelor'sAntioch University
Personal
Place of birthLos Angeles, California
ProfessionSaleswoman
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Amy Groves was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 29 of the Nevada State Assembly.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Groves's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]

Economy

  • Excerpt: "Nevadans need jobs, but current legislation is getting in the way of hiring. Our legislature cannot continue to raise taxes on employment and expect Nevadans to create jobs. We need to ensure that businesses feel confident investing in Nevada."

Education

  • Excerpt: "We need to continue to reform our education system. In 2011 Governor Sandoval and the Legislature made great strides, but we can’t stop there. I believe we need to continue to pass legislation to keep our schools accountable and give parents more authority in their children’s education, especially with vouchers to attend private schools."

Budget/Debt

  • Excerpt: "I believe we need to reduce state spending to population growth. With the exception of higher education, demand is back to 2005 levels but the cost to taxpayers continues to rise. We need to take a hard look at everything in addition to essential services. I have experience balancing a budget and cutting spending."

Elections

2014

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nevada State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Lesley Cohen was set to face Daniel Mathis in the Democratic primary, but Mathis withdrew before the primary, leaving Cohen unopposed. Stephen Silberkraus defeated Amy Groves in the Republican primary. Cohen and Silberkraus will face off in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Groves ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 14. Groves ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and was defeated by Maggie Carlton (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

Nevada State Assembly, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMaggie Carlton Incumbent 70.2% 10,535
     Republican Amy Groves 29.8% 4,475
Total Votes 15,010

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