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|Name = Melissa Woodbury
 
|Name = Melissa Woodbury
 
|Profile picture = Woodbury.gif
 
|Profile picture = Woodbury.gif
|Position = Nevada State Assembly District 23
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|Position = Nevada State Assembly, District 23
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
|Tenure =2008 - Present
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|Tenure =2008 - 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]]
 
|Assumed office =2008
 
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|Birthday =
 
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|Place of birth =
 
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|Profession =Special Needs Elementary Teacher
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|Profession = Teacher
|Religion =LDS
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|Religion = Mormon
|Office website = http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Assembly/Current/Assembly/Woodbury.pdf
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/Current/23
 
|Campaign website =http://www.melissawoodbury.com/
 
|Campaign website =http://www.melissawoodbury.com/
 
|Personal website =
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Melissa Woodbury''' (b. 1969) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Nevada Assembly]], representing the 23rd District since 2008.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Melissa Woodbury''' (b. 1969) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Nevada Assembly]], representing District 23.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
Woodbury received her Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University, and a master's in Education from Southern Utah University. She is a special needs elementary school teacher.
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==Biography==
 
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Woodbury received her B.S. from Brigham Young University and her M.Ed. from Southern Utah University. Her professional experience includes is a special needs elementary school teacher.
==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Woodbury supports low taxes, reducing spending on programs "that are unproductive or unnecessarily expensive," hiring more teachers, reducing class sizes, clean and renewable energy, and the revitalization of Boulder Highway and East Henderson.<ref>[http://www.melissawoodbury.com/Issues.html ''Woodbury For Assembly'', "Issues," retrieved October 23, 2012.]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Woodbury served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Woodbury served on the following committees:
  
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
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|Committee3 = Transportation
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Woodbury's website highlighted campaign themes including lowering taxes, reducing spending on programs "that are unproductive or unnecessarily expensive," hiring more teachers, reducing class sizes, clean and renewable energy, and the revitalization of Boulder Highway and East Henderson.<ref>[http://www.melissawoodbury.com/Issues.html ''Woodbury For Assembly'', "Issues," retrieved October 23, 2012.]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2008===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Nevada State Assembly elections, 2008]]''
  
 
On November 4, 2008, Woodbury won election to the District 23 Seat in the [[Nevada Assembly]], defeating Allison Herr.<ref>[http://nvsos.gov/SOSelectionPages/results/2008StateWideGeneral/ElectionSummary.aspx Nevada Secretary of State - 2008 General Election Results]</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Woodbury won election to the District 23 Seat in the [[Nevada Assembly]], defeating Allison Herr.<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}}
 
{{NPRI writeup}}
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====2011====
 
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{{NPRI report card 2011|name=Woodbury|score=47.12|rank=23rd}}
 
{{NPRI report card 2011|name=Woodbury|score=47.12|rank=23rd}}
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Melissa + Woodbury + Nevada + Assembly'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Melissa + Woodbury + Nevada + Assembly'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Melissa+Woodbury+Nevada+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Melissa Woodbury News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Melissa+Woodbury+Nevada+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Melissa Woodbury News Feed}}
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.melissawoodbury.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/Current/23 Office website]  
*[http://www.leg.state.nv.us/75th2009/legislators/Assembly/Woodbury.pdf Nevada Assembly - Rep. Melissa Woodbury]  
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*[http://www.melissawoodbury.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=107034 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=107034 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=107034 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=107034 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=127416 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105036 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=127416 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=105036 2008]
*[http://turnnevadared.com/melissa-woodbury/ Biography from Turn Nevada Red]
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 21:28, 6 September 2013

Melissa Woodbury
Woodbury.gif
Nevada State Assembly, District 23
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$146.29/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University
Master'sSouthern Utah University
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionMormon
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Melissa Woodbury (b. 1969) is a Republican member of the Nevada Assembly, representing District 23. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Woodbury received her B.S. from Brigham Young University and her M.Ed. from Southern Utah University. Her professional experience includes is a special needs elementary school teacher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Government Affairs
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Woodbury's website highlighted campaign themes including lowering taxes, reducing spending on programs "that are unproductive or unnecessarily expensive," hiring more teachers, reducing class sizes, clean and renewable energy, and the revitalization of Boulder Highway and East Henderson.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Woodbury ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 23. Woodbury ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and defeated Michael Joe (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4][5]

Nevada State Assembly, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMelissa Woodbury Incumbent 65% 21,577
     Democratic Michael Joe 35% 11,602
Total Votes 33,179

2010

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Woodbury won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. She did not have any opposition in the June 8 primary and defeated Monica Bean (D) in the general election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 23 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Melissa Woodbury (R) 7,952
Monica Bean (D) 5,543

2008

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Woodbury won election to the District 23 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating Allison Herr.[6]

Woodbury raised $222,113 for her campaign.[7]

Nevada State Assembly, District 23 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Melissa Woodbury (R) 9,307 51.83%
Allison Herr 8,650 48.17%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Woodbury is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Woodbury raised a total of $454,785 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 25, 2013.[8]

Melissa Woodbury's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Assembly, District 23 Won $93,070
2010 Nevada State Assembly, District 23 Won $139,602
2008 Nevada State Assembly, District 23 Won $222,113
Grand Total Raised $454,785

2012

Woodbury won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Woodbury raised a total of $93,070.
Nevada State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Melissa Woodbury's campaign in 2012
Nevada Association Of Realtors$5,000
Newmont Mining$3,000
Retail Association Of Nevada$3,000
South Point Hotel & Casino$2,500
Nevadans First PAC$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$93,070
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Woodbury won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Woodbury raised a total of $139,602.

2008

Woodbury won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Woodbury raised a total of $222,113.

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".[9]

2011

Woodbury received a score of 47.12% in the 2011 report card, ranking 23rd out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[9]

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