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|Name = Lynn Stewart
 
|Name = Lynn Stewart
 
|Profile picture = Stewart.gif
 
|Profile picture = Stewart.gif
|Position = Nevada State Assembly District 22
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|Position = Nevada State Assembly, District 22
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
|Tenure =2007 - Present
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|Tenure =2007 - present
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|November 5, 2014]]
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|November 5, 2014]]
 
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|Profession =University Student Teaching Supervisor, Brigham Young University-Idaho
 
|Profession =University Student Teaching Supervisor, Brigham Young University-Idaho
 
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Assembly/Current/Assembly/Stewart.pdf
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|Office website =  
 
|Campaign website = http://www.lynnstewart4nv.com
 
|Campaign website = http://www.lynnstewart4nv.com
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Lynn Stewart''' (b. 1941) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Nevada Assembly]], representing the 22nd District since 2007. As of the 2013 session, Stewart serves as [[State House Minority Whip|Minority Whip]]. He served as [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader|Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] from 2009 to 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Lynn Stewart''' (b. 1941) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Nevada Assembly]], representing District 22.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. As of the 2013 session, Stewart serves as [[State House Minority Whip|Minority Whip]]. He served as [[State House Assistant Minority Floor Leader|Assistant Minority Floor Leader]] from 2009 to 2011.
  
Stewart received both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University. He served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970. He is university student teaching supervisor for Brigham Young University-Idaho, and is a retired government and history high school teacher. Stewart and his wife, Diane, have two children: Layne and Suzanne.
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==Biography==
 
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Stewart received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University. His professional experience includes working as a student teaching supervisor for Brigham Young University-Idaho and as a government and history high school teacher. He served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970.
==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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The following campaign themes come from Stewart's campaign website:<ref>[http://www.lynnstewart4nv.com/ ''Lynn Stewart for Assemblyman'', home page, retrieved October 23, 2012.]</ref>
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*''Cut bureaucratic red-tape that hinders job growth.''
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*''Ensure government lives within a responsible budget.''
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*''Improve education at ALL levels.''
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*''Put tax dollars to work inside our classrooms for new books and better technology.''
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*''Attract and keep quality teachers to our schools.''
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/11/mitt-romney-announces-support-eight-nevada-state-senators ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Eight Nevada State Senators," November 16, 2011]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stewart served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stewart served on the following committees:
  
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stewart served on the following committees:
  
 
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|Committee3 = Health and Human Services
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2010====
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The following campaign themes come from Stewart's campaign website:<ref>[http://www.lynnstewart4nv.com/ ''Lynn Stewart for Assemblyman'', home page, retrieved October 23, 2012.]</ref>
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*''Cut bureaucratic red-tape that hinders job growth.''
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*''Ensure government lives within a responsible budget.''
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*''Improve education at ALL levels.''
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*''Put tax dollars to work inside our classrooms for new books and better technology.''
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*''Attract and keep quality teachers to our schools.''
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/11/mitt-romney-announces-support-eight-nevada-state-senators ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Eight Nevada State Senators," November 16, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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:: ''See also: [[Nevada State Assembly election, 2008]]''
  
 
On November 4, 2008, Stewart won re-election to the District 22 Seat in the [[Nevada Assembly]], defeating Nathan Santucci and Joshua Starbuck.<ref>[http://nvsos.gov/SOSelectionPages/results/2008StateWideGeneral/ElectionSummary.aspx Nevada Secretary of State - 2008 General Election Results]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Stewart won re-election to the District 22 Seat in the [[Nevada Assembly]], defeating Nathan Santucci and Joshua Starbuck.<ref>[http://nvsos.gov/SOSelectionPages/results/2008StateWideGeneral/ElectionSummary.aspx Nevada Secretary of State - 2008 General Election Results]</ref>
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::''See also: [[Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card]]''
 
::''See also: [[Nevada Policy Research Institute's Legislative Session Review & Report Card]]''
 
{{NPRI writeup}}
 
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====2011====
 
====2011====
 
{{NPRI report card 2011|name=Stewart|score=43.98|rank=26th}}
 
{{NPRI report card 2011|name=Stewart|score=43.98|rank=26th}}
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==Personal==
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Stewart and his wife, Diane, have two children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/75th2009/legislators/Assembly/Stewart.pdf Nevada Assembly - Rep. Lynn Stewart]  
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*[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/Current/22 Office website]  
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=43796 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=43796 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=43796 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=43796 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.lynnstewart4nv.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://www.lynnstewart4nv.com/ Campaign website]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=127415 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105017 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74753 2004]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=127415 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105017 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=74753 2004]
*[http://turnnevadared.com/lynn-stewart/ Biography from Turn Nevada Red]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 20:16, 6 September 2013

Lynn Stewart
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Nevada State Assembly, District 22
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Whip, Nevada State Assembly
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$146.29/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Education
High schoolLas Vegas High School
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sBrigham Young University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of servicec. Vietnam War
CitationsBronze Star
Personal
Birthday1941
Place of birthSalt Lake City, Utah
ProfessionUniversity Student Teaching Supervisor, Brigham Young University-Idaho
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Lynn Stewart (b. 1941) is a Republican member of the Nevada Assembly, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. As of the 2013 session, Stewart serves as Minority Whip. He served as Assistant Minority Floor Leader from 2009 to 2011.

Biography

Stewart received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University. His professional experience includes working as a student teaching supervisor for Brigham Young University-Idaho and as a government and history high school teacher. He served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Government Affairs
Taxation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

The following campaign themes come from Stewart's campaign website:[1]

  • Cut bureaucratic red-tape that hinders job growth.
  • Ensure government lives within a responsible budget.
  • Improve education at ALL levels.
  • Put tax dollars to work inside our classrooms for new books and better technology.
  • Attract and keep quality teachers to our schools.

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Lynn Stewart endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Stewart ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 22. Stewart ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and defeated Randy Spoor (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5][6]

Nevada State Assembly, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Stewart Incumbent 57.7% 16,988
     Democratic Randy Spoor 42.3% 12,471
Total Votes 29,459

2010

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Stewart won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. He defeated Scott Chappel, Duane Christy, and Calanit Atia in the June 8 primary. Steward bested Kevin Donovan (D), Nathan Santucci (L), and Salli Durbin (Independent American) in the general election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 22 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lynn Stewart (D) 32,703
Kevin Donovan (D) 23,190
Nathan Santucci (L) 1,688
Salli Durbin (I) 1,281

2008

See also: Nevada State Assembly election, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Stewart won re-election to the District 22 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating Nathan Santucci and Joshua Starbuck.[7]

Stewart raised $80,106 for his campaign.[8]

Nevada State Assembly, District 22 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Lynn Stewart (R) 43,110 64.47%
Nathan Santucci 14,930 22.33%
Joshua Starbuck 8,833 13.21%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Stewart is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Stewart raised a total of $391,987 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[9]

Lynn Stewart's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Assembly, District 22 Won $100,800
2010 Nevada State Assembly, District 22 Won $113,410
2008 Nevada State Assembly, District 22 Won $80,106
2006 Nevada State Assembly, District 22 Won $76,905
2004 Nevada State Assembly, District 22 Defeated $20,766
Grand Total Raised $391,987

2012

Stewart won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Stewart raised a total of $100,800.
Nevada State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lynn Stewart's campaign in 2012
Las Vegas Chamber Of Commerce$5,000
Newmont Mining$3,500
Nevada Association Of Realtors$3,000
Nevadans First PAC$2,500
CenturyLink$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$100,800
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Stewart won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Stewart raised a total of $113,410.

2008

Stewart won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Stewart raised a total of $80,106.

2006

Stewart won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Stewart raised a total of $76,905.

2004

Stewart lost the election for the Nevada State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Stewart raised a total of $20,766.

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".[10]

2011

Stewart received a score of 43.98% in the 2011 report card, ranking 26th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[10]

Personal

Stewart and his wife, Diane, have two children.

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