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Ellen Koivisto
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Nevada Assembly District 14
Former member
Term in office began
1996
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Managing Assistant, University of Nevada Las Vegas Provost Office
Ellen Koivisto (b. August 11, 1943) was a Democratic member of the Nevada Assembly. She represented the 14th District from 1996 to 2010. State term limits disqualify her from re-election in 2010.

Koivisto is managing assistant for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Provost Office since 1995; and was managing assistant for the Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, from 1988 to 1995. She and her husband, Victor, have four children: Beth, Kristina, Victor and Valerie.

Committee membership

While in the Nevada Assembly, Koivisto served on the following committees:

Elections

On November 4, 2008, Koivisto won re-election to the District 14 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating Dennis Cox.[1]

Koivisto raised $68,693 for her campaign.[2]

Nevada State Assembly, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ellen Koivisto (D) 9,655 69.29%
Dennis Cox 4,280 30.71%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Ellen Koivisto's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
MGM Mirage $5,233
Boyd Gaming $5,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 525 $3,000
South Point Hotel & Casino $2,500
Associated General Contractors of Las Vegas $2,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Nevada State Assembly District 14
1996–2010
Succeeded by
Maggie Carlton