Steve Sisolak

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Steve Sisolak
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30th Governor of Nevada
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
LieutenantKate Marshall
Lisa Cano Burkhead
Preceded byBrian Sandoval
Succeeded byJoe Lombardo (elect)
Chair of the Clark County Commission
In office
January 7, 2013 – January 7, 2019
Preceded bySusan Brager
Succeeded byMarilyn Kirkpatrick
Vice Chair of the Clark County Commission
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 6, 2013
Preceded bySusan Brager
Succeeded byLarry Brown
Member of the Clark County Commission
from district A
In office
January 5, 2009 – January 7, 2019
Preceded byBruce Woodbury
Succeeded byMichael Naft
Member of the Nevada Board of Regents
from the 2nd district
In office
January 1, 1999 – December 31, 2008
Preceded byMaddy Graves
Succeeded byTheresa Malone
ConstituencySubdistrict G
Personal details
Born (1953-12-26) December 26, 1953 (age 68)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
  • Dallas Garland
    (m. 1987; div. 2000)
  • Kathy Ong (m. 2018)
Children2 (with Garland)
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion (public)
Spring Valley, Nevada, U.S. (private)
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (BS)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (MBA)
WebsiteGovernment 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]

Sisolak lost his re-election campaign to Republican sheriff Joe Lombardo in November 2022.

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. Archived from the original on March 27, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2018.
  3. "Sisolak tops Laxalt: First time in a generation Democrat elected Nevada governor". RGJ. Retrieved November 7, 2018.