Barbara Cegavske

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Barbara Cegavske
Secretary of State-elect of Nevada
Taking office
January 5, 2015
Governor Brian Sandoval
Succeeding Ross Miller
Member of the Nevada Senate
from the 8th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2002
Preceded by Mark James
Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the 5th district
In office
1996–2002
Preceded by Jeannine Stroth
Succeeded by Valerie E. Weber
Personal details
Born Barbara Katherine Dickman
(1951-08-27) August 27, 1951 (age 63)
Faribault, Minnesota, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Tim Cegavske
Children Adam and Bret
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Alma mater College of Southern Nevada
Profession Businesswoman and politician
Religion Methodism
Website Official website

Barbara Katherine Cegavske (née Dickman; born August 27, 1951) is an American businesswoman and politician. She is a Republican member of the Nevada Senate, representing Clark County District 8 (map) since 2002. Previously she served in the Nevada Assembly from 1996 through 2001.

Cegavske is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, serving as Nevada state leader.[1]

Cegavske ran for Secretary of State of Nevada in 2014 and defeated Democrat Kate Marshall. She supports Voter ID laws, and opposes same-day voter registration and voting.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

Cegavske was elected in 1996 to the Nevada Assembly from the Clark County 5th District.

Nevada State Assembly, Clark District 5 General Election, 1998[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cegavske 6,392 100%
Nevada State Assembly, Clark District 5 General Election, 2000[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cegavske 6,457 54.63%
Democratic Kristen Hansen 5,362 45.37%
Nevada State Senate, Clark District 8 Primary Election, 2002[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cegavske 3,738 55.93%
Republican Tom Christensen 2,945 44.07%
Nevada State Senate, Clark District 8 General Election, 2002[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cegavske 15,854 62.55%
Democratic Kristin Hansen 9,491 37.45%
Nevada State Senate, Clark District 8 Primary Election, 2006[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cegavske 3,951 62.05%
Republican Tim Cory 2,416 37.95%
Nevada State Senate, Clark District 8 General Election, 2006[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cegavske 14,884 54.51%
Democratic Chanda Cook 12,421 45.49%
Nevada State Senate, Clark District 8 General Election, 2010[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barbara Cegavske 17,127 55.79%
Democratic Tammy Peterson 13,573 44.21%
Nevada's 4th congressional district, Primary 2012[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Danny Tarkanian 7,605 31.51%
Republican Barbara Cegavske 6,674 27.65%
Republican Kenneth A. Wegner 5,069 21%
Republican Dan Schwartz 2,728 11.3%
Republican Kiran Hill 666 2.76%
Republican Diana Anderson 607 2.51%
Republican Mike Dela Rosa 370 1.53%
Republican Sid Zeller 252 1.04%
Republican Robert X. Leeds 165 0.68%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Chairmen | ALEC – American Legislative Exchange Council". Alec.org. Retrieved 2012-05-19. 
  2. ^ http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/nevada/cegavske-backs-voter-id-law-nevada
  3. ^ "1998-Nevada General Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 1998. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ "2000-Nevada General Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 2000. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2002-Nevada Primary Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 2002. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ "2002-Nevada General Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 2002. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  7. ^ "2006-Nevada Primary Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 2006. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  8. ^ "2006-Nevada General Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 2006. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  9. ^ "2010-Nevada General Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 2010. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  10. ^ "2012-Nevada Primary Election". Nevada Secretary of State. November 2012. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 

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