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John Carpenter

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John Carpenter
Nevada Assembly District 33
Former member
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
John Carpenter (b. October 13, 1930) is a former Republican member of the Nevada Assembly, representing District 33 from 1986 to 2010. State term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2010.


Carpenter's professional experience included owning Ranchers Realty from 1988 to 2004; Cimarron West from 1985 to 2004; Carpenter Ranch from 1965 to 2004; and was manager of Magnuson Ranch from 1949 to 1965.[1]

Committee assignments

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



See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Carpenter won re-election to the District 33 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating Zachary Triggs.[2]

Carpenter raised $57,300 for his campaign.[3]

Nevada State Assembly, District 33 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Carpenter (R) 11,160 69.53%
Zachary Triggs 4,890 30.47%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to John Carpenter's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Boyd Gaming $3,000
Associated General Contractors of Las Vegas $2,500
MGM Mirage $2,500
South Point Hotel & Casino $2,500
Palm Mortuaries $2,000


Carpenter and his wife, Roseann, have seven children: John, Scott, Elizabeth, Susan, Lois, Douglas and Linda.[1]

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Preceded by
Nevada State Assembly District 33
Succeeded by
John Ellison