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|Name = Olivia Diaz
 
|Name = Olivia Diaz
 
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|Position = Nevada State Assembly District 11
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|Position = Nevada State Assembly, District 11
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|February 7, 2011]] - Present
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|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|February 7, 2011]] - present
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|November 5, 2014]]
 
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Assembly/Current/Assembly/Diaz.pdf
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|Office website = http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/Current/11
 
|Campaign website =http://www.oliviafornevada.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Olivia Diaz''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Nevada State Assembly]], representing the 11th district since 2011. As of the 2013 session, Diaz serves as Majority Assistant Deputy Whip.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Olivia Diaz''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Nevada State Assembly]], representing District 11.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. As of the 2013 session, Diaz serves as Majority Assistant Deputy Whip.
  
Diaz earned her M.S. in bilingual education from NOVA Southeastern University and her B.A. in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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==Biography==
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Diaz earned her B.A. in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her M.S. in Bilingual Education from NOVA Southeastern University.
  
 
Though official records have not been kept, Diaz is considered to be the first Nevada legislator to give birth during a legislative session.<ref>[http://blogs.rgj.com/politics/2013/04/15/assemblywoman-benitez-thompson-gives-birth-with-8-weeks-to-go-in-legislature/ ''Reno Gazette-Journal'', "Assemblywoman Benitez-Thompson gives birth, with 8 weeks to go in Legislature," April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2013.]</ref>
 
Though official records have not been kept, Diaz is considered to be the first Nevada legislator to give birth during a legislative session.<ref>[http://blogs.rgj.com/politics/2013/04/15/assemblywoman-benitez-thompson-gives-birth-with-8-weeks-to-go-in-legislature/ ''Reno Gazette-Journal'', "Assemblywoman Benitez-Thompson gives birth, with 8 weeks to go in Legislature," April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2013.]</ref>
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===2011-2012===
 
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Diaz served on these committees:
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.oliviafornevada.com/ Olivia Diaz's official campaign website]
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* [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Legislator/A/Assembly/Current/11 Office website]
* [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Assembly/Current/Assembly/Diaz.pdf House Site]
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* [http://www.oliviafornevada.com/ Campaign website]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=121844 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=121844 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=121844 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=121844 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 19:17, 6 September 2013

Olivia Diaz
OliviaDiaz.jpg
Nevada State Assembly, District 11
Incumbent
In office
February 7, 2011 - present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$146.29/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits6 terms (12 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas
Master'sNOVA Southeastern University
Personal
Birthday1978
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Olivia Diaz is a Democratic member of the Nevada State Assembly, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. As of the 2013 session, Diaz serves as Majority Assistant Deputy Whip.

Biography

Diaz earned her B.A. in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her M.S. in Bilingual Education from NOVA Southeastern University.

Though official records have not been kept, Diaz is considered to be the first Nevada legislator to give birth during a legislative session.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Labor
Education
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2012

Diaz ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Assembly, District 11. Diaz ran unopposed in the June 12 primary election and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4][5]

2010

See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Diaz won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. Diaz defeated Angela Cochran and Sallie Bache in the June 8 primary election. She bested Von Brewer (R) in the general election.

Nevada House of Representatives, District 11 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Olivia Diaz (D) 3,162
Von Brewer (R) 744

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Diaz is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Diaz raised a total of $132,877 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 24, 2013.[6]

Olivia Diaz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Nevada State Assembly, District 11 Won $62,391
2010 Nevada State Assembly, District 11 Won $70,486
Grand Total Raised $132,877

2012

Diaz won re-election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Diaz raised a total of $62,391.
Nevada State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Olivia Diaz's campaign in 2012
MGM Mirage$3,500
Assembly Democratic Caucus$3,000
Newmont Mining$3,000
Las Vegas Chamber Of Commerce$2,500
Nevada State Education Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$62,391
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Diaz won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Diaz raised a total of $70,486.

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

Diaz received a score of 34.03% in the 2011 report card, ranking 29th out of all 63 Nevada State Legislature members.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ruben Kihuen (D)
Nevada State Assembly District 11
2011- present
Succeeded by
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