|Nevada State Assembly District 11|
|February 7, 2011 - Present|
|November 5, 2014|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||6 terms (12 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Master's||NOVA Southeastern University|
Diaz earned her MS in bilingual education from NOVA Southeastern University and her BA in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Though official records have not been kept, Diaz is considered to be the first Nevada legislator to give birth during a legislative session.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Diaz served on the following committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Labor|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Diaz served on these committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2011|
- See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012
Diaz ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 11. Diaz ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
- See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010
On November 2, 2010 Diaz won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. Diaz defeated Angela Cochran and Sallie Bache in the June 8 primary election. She bested Von Brewer (R) in the general election.
|Nevada House of Representatives, District 11 General election (2010)|
|Olivia Diaz (D)||3,162|
|Von Brewer (R)||744|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Diaz was up for re-election, she collected $70,486 in donations.
Listed below are the four largest contributors to Diaz's 2010 campaign.
|Clark County Education Association||$8,500|
|Nevada State Education Association||$6,000|
|CMTE To Elect Marcus Conklin||$3,500|
Nevada Policy Research Institute
The Nevada Policy Research Institute, a Nevada-based conservative-libertarian think tank, releases a "Legislative Report Card" evaluating members of the Nevada State Legislature on "each lawmaker's voting record on legislation impacting the degree of economic freedom and education reform." Bills determined by the Institute to be of greater significance are weighted accordingly. According to the Institute, "a legislator with a score above 50 is considered to be an ally of economic liberty".
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- Olivia Diaz's official campaign website
- House Site
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- ↑ Reno Gazette-Journal, "Assemblywoman Benitez-Thompson gives birth, with 8 weeks to go in Legislature," April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2013.
- ↑ Nevada Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Candidates
- ↑ Clark County - 2012 Primary Candidates
- ↑ Washoe County - 2012 Primary candidates
- ↑ Nevada Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ 2010 campaign contributions
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Nevada Policy Research Institute, "The 2011 Nevada Legislative Session Review & Report Card"
Ruben Kihuen (D)
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