Brian Nieves

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Brian Nieves
Missouri State Senate, District 26
Incumbent
Assumed office
2010
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website House site
Brian Nieves (b. June 19, 1965) is a Republican member of the Missouri State Senate. He has represented District 26 since 2010.

Nieves was elected to the Missouri State Senate on Nov. 2. He will represent District 26.

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. He is married and has 3 children.[1]

On the issues

Health Care Compact

Nieves is sponsoring the Health Care Compact in the Missouri State Senate.[2]

"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.[3]

Committee assignments

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. [4]

Brian Nieves raised $57,949 for his campaign.[5]

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 Constitutional Amendment 1 (2008) on the ballot.

Campaign Donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Brian Nieves' 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
98th Republican Legislative District CMTE $5,575
L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. $2,825
Dolan Realtors $2,325
Rivertown Enterprises Inc $2,000
Franklin County Republican Central Comm $1,750

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References

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
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