Moises Denis

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Moises Denis
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Nevada State Senate, Clark 2
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
November 2014
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Leader, Nevada State Senate
2013 - present
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
2004 - 2010
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University, 2004
Personal
BirthdayAugust 9, 1961
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York
ProfessionComputer Network Technician, Public Utility Commission of Nevada
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Moises "Mo" Denis (b. 1961) is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Senate, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. As of the 2013 session, Denis serves as State Senate Majority Leader.

Denis served in the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 28 from 2004 to 2010.

Biography

Denis earned his B.A. in Music from Brigham Young University in 2004. His professional experience includes working as a computer network technician for the Public Utility Commission of Nevada.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Labor and Energy, Vice Chair
Finance
Revenue and Economic Development

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, while in the Nevada Assembly, Denis served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nevada State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Moises Denis ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Louis Baker ran as an Independent American candidate. Denis defeated Baker in the general election.[1][2][3]

Nevada State Senate District 2, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMo Denis Incumbent 76.4% 5,683
     Independent American Louis Baker 23.6% 1,758
Total Votes 7,441

2010

See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Denis won election to the Clark 2 District Seat in the Nevada State Senate. Denis ran unopposed in the general election.[4]

2008

See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Denis won re-election to the District 28 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating Agustin Mendoza.[5]

Denis raised $72,848 for his campaign.[6]

Nevada State Assembly, District 28 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Moises Denis (D) 4,664 78.86%
Agustin Mendoza 1,250 21.14%

Campaign donors

2012

Denis was not up for election to the Nevada State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Denis raised a total of $183,745.
Nevada State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Moises Denis's campaign in 2012
Newmont Mining$15,000
MGM Mirage$10,000
Nevada Power Co.$8,500
Wynn Resorts$8,000
Barrick Gold Strike Mines$7,500
Total Raised in 2012$183,745
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Denis won election to the Nevada State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Denis raised a total of $119,930.
Nevada State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Moises Denis's campaign in 2012
R & S Investment Properties$8,000
South Point Hotel & Casino$5,000
MGM Mirage$4,000
Clark County Education Association$4,000
Citizens For Justice Trust$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$119,930
Source:Follow the Money

2008

Denis won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Denis raised a total of $72,848.

2006

Denis won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Denis raised a total of $64,850.

2004

Denis won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Denis raised a total of $95,546.

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".[7]

2011

Denis received a score of 32.23% in the 2011 report card, ranking 48th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[7]

Personal

Denis and his wife, Susan, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maggie Carlton (D)
Nevada State Senate District 2
2010–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Nevada State Assembly District 28
2004–2010
Succeeded by
Lucy Flores