Richard Carrillo

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Richard Carrillo
Nevada State Assembly, District 18
In office
February 7, 2011 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 3
Base salary$146.29/day
Per diem$152/per day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
BirthdayBelen, Nevada
Office website
Campaign website
Richard Carrillo is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 18. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Carrillo served on the following committees:

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
Transportation, Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Carrillo served on the following committees:



See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nevada State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Richard Carrillo and Amy Beaulieu were unopposed in the Democratic primary. Carrillo and Beaulieu will face off in the general election.[1][2]

Note: In the Nevada primary system, the top two vote-getters from the same party will advance to the general election if the winner has less than 50% of the vote and if there are no other major party or Independent American Party candidates registered.[3]


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Carrillo ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 18. Carrillo ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6][7]


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Carrillo won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. Carrillo defeated Considine Considine and Lon Enwright in the June 8 primary election. He defeated Ken Walther (R) in the general election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 18 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Carrillo (D) 9,291
Ken Walther (R) 5,843

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carrillo is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Carrillo raised a total of $192,217 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[8]

Richard Carrillo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Assembly, District 18 Won $104,034
2010 Nevada State Assembly, District 18 Won $88,183
Grand Total Raised $192,217


Carrillo won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Carrillo raised a total of $104,034.
Nevada State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Carrillo's campaign in 2012
Nevada Association Of Realtors$5,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 525$5,000
South Point Hotel & Casino$4,500
Nevada State Education Association$4,000
R & S Investment Properties$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$104,034
Source:Follow the Money


Carrillo won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Carrillo raised a total of $88,183.


Nevada Policy Research Institute

See also: Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card

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".[9]


Carrillo received a score of 28.80% in the 2011 report card, ranking 56th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[9]


Carrillo and his wife, Annette, have one child.

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Preceded by
Mark Manendo (D)
Nevada State Assembly District 18
Succeeded by