Bernard Anderson

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Bernard Anderson
Nevada Assembly District 31
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Teacher (retired)
Bernie Anderson (b. May 15, 1942) was a Democratic member of the Nevada Assembly. He represented the 31st District from 1990 to 2010 serving as Speaker Pro Tempore. State term limits disqualified him from re-election in 2010.

Anderson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1971. He was staff sergeant in the Nevada Army National Guard from 1960 to 1967. He is a retired teacher. He and his wife, Clyda, have two children: Cairn and Natha.

Committee assignments

While in the Nevada Assembly, Anderson served on the following committees:


On November 4, 2008, Anderson won re-election to the District 31 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating opponents Ron Longtin and Jim Nord.[1]

Anderson raised $202,258 for his campaign.[2]

Nevada State Assembly, District 31 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bernard Anderson (D) 9,850 67.59%
Ron Longtin 3,867 28.65%
Jim Nord 856 5.87%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Bernard Anderson's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
MGM Mirage $10,000
Associated General Contractors of Las Vegas $10,000
Cantor Gaming $7,500
Lynch Hopper & Salzano $5,000
Nevada State Education Association $5,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nevada State Assembly District 31
Succeeded by
Richard Daly