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Bob Coffin

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Bob Coffin
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Las Vegas City Council
Ward 3
In office
July 6, 2011 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 4
Elections and appointments
Last electionJune 7, 2011
First electedJune 7, 2011
Next generalApril 7, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Nevada State Senate
1986 - 2010
Nevada State Assembly
1982 - 1985
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army Reserve
Date of birthOctober 7, 1942
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Office website
Bob Coffin (b. October 7, 1942) is a member of the Las Vegas, Nevada City Council, representing Ward 3. He was elected to the council on June 7, 2011, and was sworn into office on July 6, 2011.

Coffin was previously a Democratic member of the Nevada State Senate, representing the Clark 10 District from 1986 to 2010. State term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2010.

Coffin also served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1982 to 1985.[1]


Coffin earned his B.S. in Accounting/Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His professional experience includes owning Bob Coffin Insurance since 1969 and Bob Coffin Books since 1989. Coffin served in the United States Army Reserve in 1962.[1]

Committee assignments

While in the Nevada State Senate, Coffin served on the following committees:



See also: Las Vegas, Nevada municipal elections, 2015

The city of Las Vegas, Nevada will hold elections for mayor and city council on June 2, 2015. A primary election will take place on April 7, 2015.[2] The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 6, 2015.[3] Three of the six city council seats are up for election.

In the primary election for Ward 3, incumbent Bob Coffin will face Hart Fleischhauer, Alicia G. Herrera, Megan Heryet, Eric Krattiger and Carlo "Humane" Poliak.[4]


See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Coffin won re-election to the Clark 10 District Seat in the Nevada State Senate unopposed.[5]

Nevada State Senate, Clark 10 District (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Coffin (D) 9,152 100.0%

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year he was not up for re-election, Coffin collected $32,050 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Newmont Mining $3,000
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 525 $3,000
Nevada Energy $2,000
Jones Vargas $2,000
Nellis Cab $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Las Vegas City Council, Ward 3
2011 – Present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Nevada Senate, Clark 10 District
Succeeded by
Ruben Kihuen