|Nevada State Senate District 18|
|February 4, 2013 - present|
|November 9, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Term limits||3 terms (12 years)|
|Nevada State Assembly District 13|
|2011 - 2012|
|Bachelor's||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Master's||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
Hammond earned his MA and BA in political science from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
The following excerpts come from Hammond's website:
Job Creation: "...I will roll back spending, cut taxes and provide Nevada with a sound economical footing that will motivate job growth."
Education: "...My career has been dedicated to making sure our children receive the best education available. I believe that a good education is the cornerstone to a thriving community...."
Limited Government: "...We need to continue pushing for sound conservative polices that will improve the lives of Nevadans for many generations."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hammond served on the following committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Affairs|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hammond served on these committees:
|Nevada Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health and Human Services|
- See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2012
Hammond ran in the 2012 election for Nevada State Senate, District 18. Hammond defeated Richard McArthur and Conrad Vergara in the June 12 primary election and defeated Kelli Ross (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Nevada State Senate, District 18, General Election, 2012|
|Nevada State Senate, District 18 Republican Primary, 2012|
- See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2010
On November 2, 2010 Hammond won election to the Nevada House of Representatives. Hammond defeated Joshua Gust, Nathan Taylor, Alan LeFebvre, and Clayton Hurst in the June 8 primary election. He bested Louis Desalvio (D) and Leonard Foster (Independent American) in the general election.
|Nevada House of Representatives, District 13 General election (2010)|
|Scott Hammond (R)||32,372|
|Louis Desalvio (D)||27,279|
|Leonard Foster (I)||2,545|
Hammond and his wife, Tonya, have three children.
Comprehensive donor information for Hammond is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hammond raised a total of $411,930 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 15, 2013.
|Scott Hammond's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Nevada State Senate, District 18||$301,290|
|2010||Nevada State Assembly, District 13||$110,640|
|Grand Total Raised||$411,930|
2012Hammond won election to the Nevada State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hammond raised a total of $301,290.
|Nevada State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Scott Hammond's campaign in 2012|
|Settlemeyer Campaign Account||$10,000|
|New Nevada PAC||$10,000|
|Senate Republican Leaders Fund||$10,000|
|Nevada Subcontractors Association||$10,000|
|Nevada Majority PAC||$10,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$301,290|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Hammond won election to the Nevada State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Hammond raised a total of $110,640.
|Nevada State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Scott Hammond's campaign in 2010|
|Rural Republican PAC||$10,000|
|Boulder City Leadership PAC||$8,491|
|Brady Holdings, LLC||$8,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$110,640|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Nevada Policy Research Institute
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".
- Office website
- Scott Hammond's official campaign website
- Campaign Facebook page
- House Site
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Biography from Turn Nevada Red
- Friends of Scott Hammond, home page - Issues tab, retrieved October 19, 2012.
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Eight Nevada State Senators," November 16, 2011
- Nevada Secretary of State - 2012 Primary candidates
- Clark County - 2012 Primary candidates
- Washoe County - 2012 Primary candidates
- Nevada Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Follow the Money, "Hammond, Scott." Retrieved June 15, 2013.
- Nevada Policy Research Institute, "The 2011 Nevada Legislative Session Review & Report Card"
|Nevada State Senate District 18
| Succeeded by|
Chad Christensen (R)
|Nevada State Assembly District 13
| Succeeded by|
Paul Anderson (R)