|Nevada State Senate, District 1|
|February 4, 2013 - present|
|November 9, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$152/per day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||3 terms (12 years)|
|Bachelor's||Norfolk State University|
|Master's||Episcopal Theological Seminary|
|Years of service||29 yrs|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Spearman served on the following committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Commerce, Labor and Energy|
|• Revenue and Economic Development|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Spearman served on the following committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Affairs, Vice Chair|
|• Legislative Operations and Elections, Chair|
- See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2012
Spearman ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Senate, District 1. Spearman defeated incumbent John Jay Lee in the June 12 primary election and defeated Gregory Hughes in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Nevada State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|Independent American||Gregory Hughes||31.3%||13,221|
|Nevada State Senate, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|John Lee Incumbent||37%||1,318|
Comprehensive donor information for Spearman is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Spearman raised a total of $121,778 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.
|Patricia Spearman's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Nevada State Senate, District 1||$121,778|
|Grand Total Raised||$121,778|
2012Spearman won election to the Nevada State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Spearman raised a total of $121,778.
|Nevada State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Patricia Spearman's campaign in 2012|
|American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees / AFSCME||$5,000|
|South Point Hotel & Casino||$5,000|
|Electrical Workers Local 357||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$121,778|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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- Nevada Policy Research Institute: The 2013 Nevada Legislative Session Review & Report Card
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- Official campaign website
- Profile from the Nevada State Senate
- Profile from Open States
- Campaign Facebook page
- Twitter feed
- Campaign contributions via Follow the Money
- Nevada Secretary of State, "2012 Primary candidates," accessed May 5, 2014
- Clark County, "2012 Primary candidates," accessed May 5, 2014
- Washoe County, "2012 General Election candidates," accessed May 5, 2014
- Nevada Secretary of State, "Official Results of the 2012 Primary Election," accessed April 23, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Contributions to Spearman, Patricia," accessed April 9, 2015
- Nevada State Legislature, "Session Information," accessed July 3, 2014
John Jay Lee (D)
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