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|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Illinois|
|J.D.||University of San Francisco|
|Profession||Economist and Policy Analyst|
Knecht was a candidate for Nevada University Board of Regents for District 9 in 2012.
Knecht is married to his wife, Kathy, and has a daughter, Karyn. He was born and raised in a small town in the Midwest. He has been a resident of Nevada since 2001.
Knecht obtained his B.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois in 1971. After spending a number of years working in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, he obtained a Master's Degree from Stanford University in Engineering in 1989. Knecht obtained his J.D. from the University of San Francisco in 1995.
Knecht is an economist and policy analyst, Registered Professional Mechanical Engineer (in California) and lawyer who has worked in the public and private sectors. He conducts economic, financial, technical and policy analyses as an economist and he has written and testified as an expert witness in those areas. He now works as a consultant, after serving as Senior Economist at Nevada’s Public Utilities Commission where he worked from 2001-2012. He has been a founder, executive or board member for six business firms and five public interest groups. He was elected to the Nevada Assembly for the 2002-04 term, representing District 40 (Carson and Washoe Cities).
Knecht served on the following committees:
- Periodic Presidential Evaluation Committee
- Audit Committee
- Business and Finance Committee
- Health Sciences System Committee
- Investment and Facilities Committee
|Nevada Controller, Republican Primary, 2014|
|None of these||14.4%||15,420|
|Election Results Via:Nevada Secretary of State.|
Below is a summary of Knecht's contributions and expenses with respect to the current election.
|Ron Knecht Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|Report No. 1||May 22, 2012||$0||$1,395||$(745)||$550|
|Report No. 2||June 8, 2012||$550||$2,970||$(1,221.45)||$2,298.55|
Knecht has had no donations above $500.
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