Jason Frierson

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Jason Frierson
Nevada State Assembly, District 8
In office
February 7, 2011 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 3
Base salary$146.29/day
Per diem$152/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nevada, Reno
J.D.University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Place of birthLos Angeles, California
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Campaign website
Jason Frierson (b. 1970) is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. As of the 2013 session, Frierson serves as Assistant Majority Floor Leader.


Frierson earned his B.S. in Health Science from the University of Nevada, Reno and his J.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Frierson served on the following committees:

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Labor
Judiciary, Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Frierson served on the following committees:



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 Jason Frierson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while John Moore was unopposed in the Republican primary. Frierson and Moore will face off in the general election.[1][2][3]


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Frierson ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 8. Frierson defeated John Moore in the June 12 primary election and defeated Arthur Martinez (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]

Nevada State Assembly, District 8, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJason Frierson Incumbent 61% 11,550
     Republican Arthur Martinez 39% 7,384
Total Votes 18,934


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Frierson won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. He defeated Kevin Child and Jesse Cantero in the June 8 primary election. Frierson defeated Joe Egan (R) and Stacy Gonzalez (Independent American) in the general election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 8 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jason Frierson (D) 3,853
Joe Egan (R) 2,303
Stacy Gonzalez (I) 452

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Frierson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Frierson raised a total of $282,010 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 24, 2013.[8]

Jason Frierson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Assembly, District 8 Won $181,149
2010 Nevada State Assembly, District 8 Won $100,861
Grand Total Raised $282,010


Frierson won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Frierson raised a total of $181,149.
Nevada State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jason Frierson's campaign in 2012
Nevada Association Of Realtors$8,000
MGM Mirage$6,000
Amaitis Lee$6,000
Caesars Entertainment$6,000
Nevada State Education Association$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$181,149
Source:Follow the Money


Frierson won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Frierson raised a total of $100,861.


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".[9]


Frierson received a score of 32.98% in the 2011 report card, ranking 38th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara Buckley (D)
Nevada State Assembly District 8
2011- present
Succeeded by