Xiomara Rodriguez

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Xiomara Rodriguez
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Nevada, District 2
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
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Xiomara Rodriguez was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Nevada.


Rodriguez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She attended the University of Puerto Rico before joining the U.S. Coast Guard. In 1977, she was transferred to the DC area, where she became the first Latina recruiter for the Coast Guard. She retired from the USCG in 1997, and moved to Nevada, where she lives today.[1]



See also: Nevada's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Rodriguez ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 2nd District. She lost to Samuel Koepnick in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.[2][3]

Primary results

Nevada's 2nd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSamuel Koepnick 40.5% 8,865
Xiomara Rodriguez 33.8% 7,404
Sam Dehne 25.6% 5,604
Total Votes 21,873


Rodriguez has been married to her husband, David, for 30 years. They have two children.[1]

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