Steve Sisolak

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Steve Sisolak
Steve Sisolak (cropped).jpeg
30th Governor of Nevada
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
Preceded byBrian Sandoval
Member of the Clark County Commission
from District A
In office
January 5, 2009 – January 7, 2019
Preceded byBruce Woodbury
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Born (1953-12-26) December 26, 1953 (age 65)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
  • Dallas Garland
    (m. 1987; div. 2000)
  • Kathy Ong (m. 2018)
Children2
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (BS)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (MBA)
WebsiteCampaign website

Stephen F. Sisolak (born December 26, 1953) is an American businessman and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party.[1] He is the 30th and current Governor of Nevada.

Before becoming Governor, he was a member of the Clark County Commission and was its Chair.

Sisolak was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Nevada in the 2018 election and faced Republican Adam Laxalt.[2] In the general election, Sisolak defeated Laxalt by nearly 5%.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Commissioner Steve Sisolak". Clark County. Archived from the original on August 26, 2013. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
  2. Sebelius, Steve (January 14, 2017). "Who will Democrats pick to run for governor in 2018?". Las Vegas Review-Journal.
  3. "Sisolak tops Laxalt: First time in a generation Democrat elected Nevada governor". RGJ. Retrieved November 7, 2018.