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Dina Neal
Nevada State Assembly, District 7
In office
February 7, 2011 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$146.29/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Bachelor'sSouthern University and A&M College
J.D.Southern University Law Center
Date of birth1972
Office website
Campaign website
Dina Neal (b. 1972) is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 7. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Neal earned her B.A. in Political Science from Southern University and A&M College and her J.D. from Southern University Law Center. Her professional experience includes working as a contract administrator and adjunct professor.

Committee assignments


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

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Affairs, Vice Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Neal served on the following committees:



See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Neal ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 7. Neal defeated Stephen Taylor in the June 12 primary election and defeated Brent Leavitt (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3][4]

Nevada State Assembly, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDina Neal Incumbent 73.3% 14,496
     Republican Brent Leavitt 26.7% 5,293
Total Votes 19,789
Nevada State Assembly, District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDina Neal Incumbent 78.5% 1,490
Stephen Taylor 21.5% 408
Total Votes 1,898


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Neal won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. She defeated Carolyn J. Essex and John Stephens in the June 8 primary election. Neal defeated Geraldine Lewis (R) in the general election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 7 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dina Neal (D) 8,462
Geraldine Lewis (R) 2,464

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Neal is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Neal raised a total of $117,389 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 24, 2013.[5]

Dina Neal's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Assembly, District 7 Won $68,665
2010 Nevada State Assembly, District 7 Won $48,724
Grand Total Raised $117,389


Neal won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $68,665.
Nevada State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dina Neal's campaign in 2012
Nevada Association Of Realtors$4,000
Nevada State Education Association$3,000
South Point Hotel & Casino$2,500
MGM Mirage$2,500
Kirkpatrick, Marilyn K.$2,250
Total Raised in 2012$68,665
Source:Follow the Money


Neal won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $48,724.


Nevada Policy Research Institute

See also: Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card

The Nevada Policy Research Institute, a Nevada-based conservative-libertarian think tank, releases a "Legislative Report Card" evaluating members of the Nevada State Legislature on "each lawmaker's voting record on legislation impacting the degree of economic freedom and education reform." Bills determined by the Institute to be of greater significance are weighted accordingly. According to the Institute, "a legislator with a score above 50 is considered to be an ally of economic liberty".[6]


Neal received a score of 28.49 percent in the 2011 report card, ranking 59th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[6]


Neal has two children.

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Preceded by
Morse Arberry, Jr.
Nevada State Assembly District 7
2011- present
Succeeded by