List of United States Senators from Nevada

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Nevada was admitted as the 36th state to the United States of America on October 31, 1864. As of 2013, a total of 25 individuals have represented Nevada in the U.S. Senate.

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Nevada are:


Historical senators

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Nevada.

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Nevada
Party Total
     Democratic 12
     Republican 13
Total Senators 25
Class 1 Senators from Nevada
Senator Years Served Party
William M. Stewart 1864-1875 Republican
William Sharon 1875-1881 Republican
James G. Fair 1881-1887 Democratic
William M. Stewart 1887-1905 Republican
George S. Nixon 1905-1912 Republican
William A. Massey 1912-1913 Republican
Key Pittman 1913-1940 Democratic
Berkeley L. Bunker 1940-1942 Democratic
James G. Scrugham 1942-1945 Democratic
Edward P. Carville 1945-1947 Democratic
George W. Malone 1947-1959 Republican
Howard W. Cannon 1959-1983 Democratic
J. Chic Hecht 1983-1989 Republican
Richard H. Bryan 1989-2001 Democratic
John E. Ensign 2001-2011 Republican
Dean Heller 2011-Present Republican
Class 3 Senators from Nevada
Senator Years Served Party
James W. Nye 1864-1873 Republican
John P. Jones 1873-1903 Republican
Francis G. Newlands 1903-1917 Democratic
Charles B. Henderson 1918-1921 Democratic
Tasker L. Oddie 1921-1933 Republican
Patrick A. McCarran 1933-1954 Democratic
Ernest S. Brown 1954-1954 Republican
Alan H. Bible 1954-1974 Democratic
Paul D. Laxalt 1974-1987 Republican
Harry Reid 1987-Present Democratic

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