|Nevada State Assembly, District 11|
|February 7, 2011 - present|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||6 terms (12 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Master's||NOVA Southeastern University|
Diaz earned her B.A. in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her M.S. in Bilingual Education from NOVA Southeastern University.
Though official records have not been kept, Diaz is considered to be the first Nevada legislator to give birth during a legislative session.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Diaz served on the following committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Labor|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Diaz served on the following committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2011|
- See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012
Diaz ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 11. Diaz ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
- See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010
On November 2, 2010 Diaz won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. Diaz defeated Angela Cochran and Sallie Bache in the June 8 primary election. She bested Von Brewer (R) in the general election.
|Nevada House of Representatives, District 11 General election (2010)|
|Olivia Diaz (D)||3,162|
|Von Brewer (R)||744|
Comprehensive donor information for Diaz is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Diaz raised a total of $132,877 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 24, 2013.
|Olivia Diaz's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Nevada State Assembly, District 11||$62,391|
|2010||Nevada State Assembly, District 11||$70,486|
|Grand Total Raised||$132,877|
2012Diaz won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Diaz raised a total of $62,391.
|Nevada State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Olivia Diaz's campaign in 2012|
|Assembly Democratic Caucus||$3,000|
|Las Vegas Chamber Of Commerce||$2,500|
|Nevada State Education Association||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$62,391|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Diaz won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Diaz raised a total of $70,486.
|Nevada State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Olivia Diaz's campaign in 2010|
|Clark County Education Association||$8,500|
|Nevada State Education Association||$6,000|
|Committee To Elect Marcus Conklin||$3,500|
|Education Support Employees Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$70,486|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Nevada Policy Research Institute
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".
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- Office website
- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- ↑ Reno Gazette-Journal, "Assemblywoman Benitez-Thompson gives birth, with 8 weeks to go in Legislature," April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2013.
- ↑ Nevada Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- ↑ Clark County - 2012 Primary Candidates
- ↑ Washoe County - 2012 Primary candidates
- ↑ Nevada Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Follow the Money, "Diaz, Olivia." Retrieved June 24, 2013.
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Nevada Policy Research Institute, "The 2011 Nevada Legislative Session Review & Report Card"
Ruben Kihuen (D)
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