Edwin Goedhart

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Edwin Goedhart
Nevada State Assembly District 36
Former member
In office
2007 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sCalvin College (1984)
Date of birth1962
ProfessionCommodities Procurement and Alternative Energy Programs Manager
Edwin Goedhart (b. 1962) is a former Republican member of the Nevada Assembly, representing District 36 from 2007 to 2012.


Goedhart earned his B.S. in Accounting and Business from Calvin College in 1984. His professional experience includes working as a commodities procurement and alternative energy programs manager and former general manager for Ponderosa Dairies.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Goedhart served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Goedhart served on these committees:



See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Goedhart won election to the Nevada House of Representatives, defeating Ron Hibble (D) and David Vanderbeek (Independent American). He did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary.[2]

Nevada House of Representatives, District 36 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edwin Goedhart (R) 11,488
Ron Hibble (D) 6,404
David Vanderbeek (I) 1,913


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Goedhart won re-election to the District 36 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating Scotty Babb.[3]

Goedhart raised $88,414 for his campaign.[4]

Nevada State Assembly, District 36 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Edwin Goedhart (R) 14,757 64.91%
Scotty Babb 7,977 35.09%

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Goedhart was up for re-election, he collected $43,850 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the four largest contributors to Goedhart's 2010 campaign.

Donor Amount
Creekside Investments LLC $2,500
Solar Millennium LLC $2,500
Nevada Mining Association $2,500
South Point Hotel & Casino $2,000


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Edwin Goedhart's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Solar Millenium LLC $5,000
Pacific Recycling Solutions Inc. $5,000
Li Chu Chang Mok $3,000
RAN Services $3,000
Boyd Gaming $3,000


Goedhart and his wife, Renae, have two children.[1]


Nevada Policy Research Institute

See also: Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card

The Nevada Policy Research Institute, a Nevada-based conservative-libertarian think tank, releases a "Legislative Report Card" evaluating members of the Nevada State Legislature on "each lawmaker's voting record on legislation impacting the degree of economic freedom and education reform." Bills determined by the Institute to be of greater significance are weighted accordingly. According to the Institute, "a legislator with a score above 50 is considered to be an ally of economic liberty".[6]


Goedhart received a score of 85.08 percent in the 2011 report card, ranking 6th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[6]

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Preceded by
Nevada State Assembly District 36
Succeeded by
James Oscarson (R)