Dan Schwartz

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Dan Schwartz
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Candidate for
Nevada Treasurer
Elections and appointments
Last electionJune 12, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sPrinceton University
Master'sColumbia University
J.D.Boston University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Personal website
Campaign website
Dan Schwartz is a Republican candidate for the office of Treasurer for the state of Nevada in the 2014 election.[1][2] He announced his candidacy July 8, 2013.[3]

Schwartz' last bid for political office was in 2012, when he ran unsuccessfully for election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Nevada.


Schwartz grew up in Chicago and obtained his bachelor's degree from Princeton University. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Boston University and his M.B.A. from Columbia University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1972 through 1974 before working in the financial industry in Houston and New York. He then moved to Hong Kong to become CEO of Asian Venture Capital Journal. In 2006, AVCJ was purchased by a British media company and Schwartz now serves as Chairman Emeritus. He is also the founder and CEO of Qiosk.com.[4]



See also: Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Schwartz is running for election as Nevada Treasurer. He was uncontested in the Republican primary election on June 10, 2014.[1] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.


See also: Nevada's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Schwartz ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 4th District.[5] Schwartz lost to Danny Tarkanian in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.[6][7]

Dan Schwartz for Congress campaign logo.

Primary results

Nevada's 4th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDanny Tarkanian 31.5% 7,605
Barbara Cegavske 27.7% 6,674
Kenneth Wegner 21% 5,069
Dan Schwartz 11.3% 2,728
Kiran Hill 2.8% 666
Diana Anderson 2.5% 607
Mike Delarosa 1.5% 370
Sid Zeller 1% 252
Robert X. Leeds 0.7% 165
Total Votes 24,136


Schwarz lives in southern Nevada with his wife, Yanan Ding. He has two children from a previous marriage.[8]

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