Brian Nieves

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Brian Nieves
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Missouri State Senate District 26
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem$98.40/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 four-year terms
Prior offices
Missouri State House of Representatives
2003-2011
Education
High schoolPacific High School, 1983
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1984-1994
Personal
BirthdayJune 19, 1965
Place of birthNew Britain, CT
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brian Nieves (b. June 19, 1965) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate. He has represented District 26 since 2011.

Nieves was a Corpman in the United States Navy from 1984-1994. He has also worked as a business speaker, Owner of Highway 66 Auto Sales, Zone Pastor of Living Bread Church, Owner of Nieves Enterprises, and a substitute teacher. Substitute Teacher.

Nieves is a member of Living Bread International Church, present.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Missouri Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
General Laws, Chair
Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions & Ethics
Veterans' Affairs and Health
Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
Joint Committee on Education

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nieves served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nieves served on these committees:

On the issues

Health Care Compact

Nieves is sponsoring the Health Care Compact in the Missouri State Senate.[1]

"No New Taxes" pledge

In Missouri for 2011, a minority of lawmakers signed the "No New Taxes Pledge." Only four out of 34 state Senate members signed the pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 35 lawmakers have signed.

Nieves signed the pledge.[2]

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010 Nieves won election to the Missouri State Senate.

Missouri State Senate, District 26 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Brian Nieves (R) 42,112
George Weber (D) 19,063
Richard Newton (C) 2,988

2008

On November 04, 2008, Brian Nieves ran for District 98 of the Missouri House of Representatives, beating Jim Mense. [3]

Brian Nieves raised $57,949 for his campaign.[4]

Missouri House of Representatives, District 98
Candidates Votes Percent


Brian Nieves (R) 10,356 60.0%
Jim Mense (D) 6,909 40.0%

Issue positions

Nieves was a primary supporter of putting Missouri English Official Language, Constitutional Amendment 1 (2008) on the ballot.

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Nieves was up for election to Senate District 26, he collected $365,340 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Ron Richard 2010 $45,000
Missouri Club For Growth $20,000
Missouri Leadership CMTE $15,000
Friends Of Tilley $10,524

2008

In 2008, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to House District 98, he collected $57,949 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District CMTE $5,575
L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. $2,825
Dolan Realtors $2,325
Rivertown Enterprises Inc $2,000

2006

In 2006, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to House District 98, he collected $53,988 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District Cmte $3,000
Franklin County Republican Central Cmte $1,000
Missouri Bankers Association $975
Missouri Health & Hospital Association $950

2004

In 2004, a year in which Nieves was up for re-election to House District 98, he collected $67,133 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2004 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District Cmte $3,363
2nd Republican Senatorial District Cmte $1,900
16th Republican Legislative District Cmte $2,325
Missouri Bankers Association $1,375

2002

In 2002, a year in which Nieves was up for election to House District 98, he collected $39,630 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2002 were:

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District Cmte $2,645
9th Republican Congressional District Cmte $2,450
Franklin County Republican Central Cmte $900
Feller, Harold $600

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Personal

Nieves is married and has 3 children.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Griesheimer
Missouri State Senate District 26
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Missouri State House District 98
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Dave Hinson