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Tyrus Cobb
Nevada Assembly District 26
Former member
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Term limits6 terms (12 years)
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Tyrus Cobb (b. 1975) is a former Republican member of the Nevada Assembly, representing District 26 from 2006 to 2011.


Cobb earned his B.A. in political science from James Madison University and his J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney with the Jones Vargas.

Committee assignments



See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2010

Cobb ran for the Nevada State Senate Washoe 4 District seat in 2010. He was defeated in the June 8 primary by Ben Kieckhefer by a margin of 5,458-4,880.[1]


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Cobb won re-election to the District 26 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating opponents Daela Gibson and Greg Miller.[2]

Cobb raised $121,373 for his campaign.[3]

Nevada State Assembly, District 26 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tyrus Cobb (R) 19,414 56.96%
Daela Gibson 12,754 37.42%
Greg Miller 1,915 5.62%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Tyrus Cobb's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Don Jensen $5,000
Nevada Motor Transport Association $5,000
RAN Services $5,000
Circle Barn N Ranch $5,000
Jensen Precast $4,500

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Preceded by
Nevada State Assembly District 26
Succeeded by
Randy Kirner (R)