is the current Republican Nevada Treasurer
. He was first elected to the office on November 4, 2014
He announced his candidacy July 8, 2013.
Schwartz's previous bid for political office was in 2012, when he ran unsuccessfully for election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Nevada.
Schwartz grew up in Chicago and obtained his bachelor's degree from Princeton University. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Boston University and his MBA from Columbia University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1972 through 1974 before working in the financial industry in Houston and New York. He then moved to Hong Kong to become CEO of Asian Venture Capital Journal. In 2006, AVCJ was purchased by a British media company and Schwartz now serves as Chairman Emeritus. He is also the founder and CEO of Qiosk.com.
Nevada Treasurer (2015-present)
Schwartz first won election to the treasurer's office on November 4, 2014. He was sworn into office on January 5, 2015, replacing Kate Marshall (D).
- See also: Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014
Schwartz ran for election as Nevada Treasurer. He was uncontested in the Republican primary election on June 10, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.
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|Election Results via Nevada Secretary of State.
- See also: Nevada's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012
Schwartz ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 4th District. Schwartz lost to Danny Tarkanian in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.
Dan Schwartz for Congress campaign logo.
Schwarz lives in southern Nevada with his wife, Yanan Ding. He has two children from a previous marriage.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 MyNews4.com, "Dan Schwartz to run for Nevada State Treasurer," September 18, 2013
- ↑ Dan Schwartz for Treasurer 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 26, 2013
- ↑ News 4, Hutchison to run for Nevada lieutenant governor, July 8, 2013
- ↑ Schwartz for Congress, "Meet Dan" April 16, 2012 (dead link)
- ↑ Pahrump Valley Times, "Schwartz, Wegner join four-way GOP race for Congress" accessed February 4, 2012 (dead link)
- ↑ C-SPAN Campaign 2012 "Nevada Primary Results," June 12, 2012
- ↑ Nevada Secretary of State, "2012 Congressional primary results," accessed May 5, 2014
- ↑ Nevada Treasurer, "Dan Schwartz Biography," accessed January 6, 2015