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Revision as of 20:02, 30 September 2013

James Settelmeyer
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Nevada State Senate, District 17
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
November 2014
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$146.29/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms (12 years)
Prior offices
Nevada State Assembly
2006 - 2010
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1994
Personal
BirthdayMarch 6, 1971
Place of birthCarson City
ProfessionAgriculturalist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Settelmeyer (b. 1971) is a Republican member of the Nevada State Senate, representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Settelmeyer served in the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 39 from 2006 to 2010.

Biography

Settelmeyer's professional experience includes working as an agriculturalist.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Health and Human Services
Revenue and Economic Development

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Settelmeyer served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Settelmeyer won election to the Capital District Seat in the Nevada State Senate, defeating Kevin Ranft and Cody Quirk.[1]

Nevada State Senate, Capital District General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Settelmeyer (R) 26,466
Kevin Ranft (D) 11,705
Cody Quirk (I) 1,999

2008

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Settelmeyer won re-election to the District 39 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating opponents Joetta Brown and David Schumann.[2]

Settelmeyer raised $78,854 for his campaign.[3]

Nevada State Assembly, District 39 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Settelmeyer (R) 17,534 62.19%
Joetta Brown 9,210 32.67%
David Schumann 1,449 5.14%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Settelmeyer is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Settelmeyer raised a total of $386,582 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 15, 2013.[4]

James Settelmeyer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Senate, District 17 Not up for election $58,850
2010 Nevada State Senate, Capital District Won $186,166
2008 Nevada State Assembly, District 39 Won $78,854
2006 Nevada State Assembly, District 39 Won $62,712
Grand Total Raised $386,582

2012

Settelmeyer was not up for election to the Nevada State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Settelmeyer raised a total of $58,850.
Nevada State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Settelmeyer's campaign in 2012
Gail A. Jaquish Living Trust$10,000
Jurix, Inc.$10,000
Steven C. Kenninger Living Trust$10,000
Nevadans First PAC$5,000
Nevada Association Of Realtors$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$58,850
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Settelmeyer won election to the Nevada State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Settelmeyer raised a total of $186,166.

2008

Settelmeyer won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Settelmeyer raised a total of $78,854.

2006

Settelmeyer won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Settelmeyer raised a total of $62,712.

Scorecards

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".[5]

2011

Settelmeyer received a score of 87.68% in the 2011 report card, ranking 5th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[5] Senators Don Gustavson (89.10), Greg Brower (88.63), Michael Roberson (88.63), and Elizabeth Halseth (88.15) received higher scores.[6]

Personal

Settelmeyer and his wife, Sherese, have two children.

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Political offices
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Nevada State Senate District 17
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Mark Amodei
Nevada State Senate Capital
2011-2012
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Nevada State Assembly District 39
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Kelly Kite