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Marilyn Kirkpatrick
Nevada State Assembly District 1
In office
2004 - Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 11
Speaker, Nevada State Assembly
2013 - present
Base salary$146.29/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
High schoolWestern High School
Date of birth1967
ProfessionSales Executive, Local Food Distribution Companies
Office website
Marilyn Kirkpatrick (b. 1967) is the Democratic Speaker of the Nevada State Assembly, representing the 1st District since 2004. She served as State House Assistant Majority Floor Leader from 2011 to 2012.

Kirkpatrick is a sales executive for Local Food Distribution Companies. She and her husband, Michael, have six children: Jessica, Tamara, Destiny, Dalton, Sarah and Tara.

Committee assignments


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

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Labor, Vice Chair
Ways and Means


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


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



See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Kirkpatrick won re-election in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 1. Kirkpatrick ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3][4]


See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Kirkpatrick was re-elected to the Nevada House of Representatives. She had no primary opposition and defeated Mark Trudeau in the general election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 1 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Roberson (D) 8,336
Mark Trudeau (R) 5,288


On November 4, 2008, Kirkpatrick won re-election to the District 1 Seat in the Nevada State Assembly, defeating Linda West Myers.[5]

Kirkpatrick raised $227,747 for her campaign.[6]

Nevada State Assembly, District 1 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Marilyn Kirkpatrick (D) 11,931 65.78%
Linda West Myers 6,207 34.22%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, a year in which Kirkpatrick was up for re-election, she collected $276,511 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the four largest contributors to Kirkpatrick's 2010 campaign.

Donor Amount
Boyd Gaming $8,000
Reel PAC $7,500
International Gaming Technology $7,500
Nevada Power Co $7,000


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Marilyn Kirkpatrick's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Associated General Contractors $11,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 525 $10,087
Tom Collins $8,000
MGM Mirage $7,500
Clark County Education Association $7,500


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".[8]


Kirkpatrick received a score of 34.03 percent in the 2011 report card, ranking 29th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[8]

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