Tyrone Thompson

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Tyrone Thompson
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Nevada State Assembly, District 17
Incumbent
In office
April 24, 2013 - present
Term ends
November 9, 2016
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$146.29/day
Per diem$152/per day
Elections and appointments
AppointedApril 2013
Appointed byClark County Commissioners
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Education
High schoolValley High School
Bachelor'sNorthern Arizona University
Master'sUniversity of Phoenix
Personal
ProfessionPublic administrator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Odis "Tyrone" Thompson (b. 1967) is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 17. He was first appointed to the chamber in April 2013 following the historic expulsion of Steven Brooks (D).[1]

Biography

Thompson earned his B.S. in Criminal Justice from Northern Arizona University and his M.A. in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. His professional experience includes working as a public administrator.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

Upon his swearing-in, Thompson served on the following committees:

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services
Judiciary
Legislative Operations and Elections
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining

Elections

2014

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 Tyrone Thompson was set to face Brandon Casutt in the Democratic primary, but Casutt withdrew from the race, leaving Thompson unopposed. Patrick Mendez ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Patricia Little is running as an Independent American candidate. Thompson, Mendez and Little will face off in the general election.[3][4][5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Brooks (D)
Nevada State Assembly District 17
2013–present
Succeeded by
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