Political party strength in Nevada

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The following table indicates the party of elected officials in the U.S. state of Nevada:

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:

For years in which a presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's nominees received the state's electoral votes.

The parties are as follows:       Democratic (D),       Republican (R),       Silver (S),       Silver/Democratic (S/D), and       a tie or coalition within a group of elected officials.

Year Executive offices State Legislature United States Congress Electoral College votes
Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of State Attorney General Treasurer Controller State Senate State Assembly U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class III) U.S. House
1861 James W. Nye (R)[1] Orion Clemens[2]
1862
1863 Henry G. Worthington (R)
1864 Henry G. Blasdel (R) Chauncey Noteware (R) Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson (National Union) Green tickY
1865 William M. Stewart (R) James W. Nye (R) Delos R. Ashley (R)
1866
1867
1868 Ulysses S. Grant and Schuyler Colfax (R) Green tickY
1869 Thomas Fitch (R)
1870
1871 Lewis R. Bradley (D) James Minor (R) Charles West Kendall (D)
1872 Ulysses S. Grant and Henry Wilson (R) Green tickY
1873 John P. Jones(R)
1874
1875 William Sharon (R) William Woodburn (R)
1876 Rutherford B. Hayes and William A. Wheeler (R) Green tickY
1877 Thomas Wren (R)
1878
1879 John H. Kinkead (R) Jasper Babcock (R) Rollin M. Daggett (R)
1880 Winfield S. Hancock and William H. English (D) Red XN
1881 James Graham Fair (D) George Williams Cassidy (D)
1882
1883 Jewett W. Adams (D) John Dormer (R)
1884 James G. Blaine and John A. Logan (R) Red XN
1885 William Woodburn (R)
1886
1887 Charles C. Stevenson (R)[3] William M. Stewart (R)
1888 Benjamin Harrison and Levi P. Morton (R) Green tickY
1889 Frank Bell (R)[4] Horace F. Bartine (R)
1890 Frank Bell (R)[5]
1891 Roswell K. Colcord (R) Oscar Grey (R)
1892 James B. Weaver and James G. Field (P) Red XN
1893 Francis G. Newlands (D)
1894
1895 John E. Jones (S)[3] Reinhold Sadler (S) Eugene Howell (S)
1896 Reinhold Sadler (S)[6] William Jennings Bryan and Arthur Sewall (D) Red XN
1897
1898
1899
1900 William Jennings Bryan and Adlai E. Stevenson (D) Red XN
1901
1902
1903 John Sparks (S/D)[3] William "Gib" Douglass (R) Francis G. Newlands (D) [3] Clarence D. Van Duzer (D)
1904 Theodore Roosevelt and Charles W. Fairbanks (R) Green tickY
1905 George S. Nixon (R)[3]
1906
1907 Denver S. Dickerson (S/D) George A. Bartlett (D)
1908 Denver S. Dickerson (S/D)[5] William Jennings Bryan and John W. Kern (D) Red XN
1909
1910
1911 Tasker L. Oddie (R) George Brodigan (D) Edwin E. Roberts (R)
1912 William A. Massey (R) Woodrow Wilson and Thomas R. Marshall (D) Green tickY
1913 Key Pittman (D)[3]
1914
1915 Emmet D. Boyle (D) Maurice J. Sullivan (D)
1916
1917
1918 Charles B. Henderson (D)
1919 Charles R. Evans (D)
1920 Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge (R) Green tickY
1921 Tasker Oddie (R) Samuel S. Arentz (R)
1922
1923 James G. Scrugham (D) William G. Greathouse (D) Charles L. Richards (D)
1924 Calvin Coolidge and Charles G. Dawes (R) Green tickY
1925 Samuel S. Arentz (R)
1926
1927 Fred B. Balzar (R)[3] Morley Griswold (R)
1928 Herbert Hoover and Charles Curtis (R) Green tickY
1929
1930
1931
1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt and John Nance Garner (D) Green tickY
1933 Pat McCarran (D)[3] James G. Scrugham (D)
1934 Morley Griswold (R)[5]
1935 Richard Kirman, Sr. (D)
1936
1937 Malcolm McEachin (D)
1938
1939 Edward P. Carville (D)[7] Maurice J. Sullivan (D)
1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt and Henry A. Wallace (D) Green tickY
1941 Berkeley L. Bunker (D)
1942
1943 Vail M. Pittman (D) Alan Bible (D) James G. Scrugham (D)[3] Maurice J. Sullivan (D)
1944 Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman (D) Green tickY
1945 Vail M. Pittman (D)[6] Clifford A. Jones (D) Edward P. Carville (D) Berkeley L. Bunker (D)
1946
1947 John Koontz (D) George W. Malone (R) Charles H. Russell (R)
1948 Harry S. Truman and Alben W. Barkley (D) Green tickY
1949 Walter S. Baring, Jr. (D)
1950
1951 Charles H. Russell (R)
1952 Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon (R) Green tickY
1953 Clarence Clifton Young (R)
1954 Ernest S. Brown (R)
1955 Rex Bell (R) Alan Bible (D)
1956
1957 Walter S. Baring, Jr. (D)
1958
1959 Grant Sawyer (D) Howard Cannon (D)
1960 John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson (D) Green tickY
1961
1962 Maude Frazier
1963 Paul Laxalt (R) Harvey Dickerson (D) Michael Mirabelli (D) Keith L. Lee (D)
1964 Lyndon B. Johnson and Hubert Humphrey (D) Green tickY
1965
1966
1967 Paul Laxalt (R) Edward Fike (R) Wilson McGowan (R)
1968 Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew (R) Green tickY
1969
1970
1971 Mike O'Callaghan (D) Harry Reid (D) Robert List (R) James M. McGroarty
1972
1973 William D. Swackhamer (D) David Towell (R)
1974
1975 Robert E. Rose (D) Wilson McGowan (R) Paul Laxalt(R) James David Santini (D)
1976 Gerald Ford and Bob Dole (R) Red XN
1977
1978
1979 Robert List (R) Myron E. Leavitt (D) Richard Bryan (D) Stanton Colton (D)
1980 Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush (R) Green tickY
1981
1982
1983 Richard Bryan (D) Bob Cashell (R) Brian McKay (R) Patricia Dillon Cafferata (R) Darrel Daines (R) Chic Hecht (R) 1D, 1R
1984
1985
1986
1987 Bob Miller (D) Frankie Sue Del Papa (D) Ken Santor (R) Harry Reid (D)
1988 George H.W. Bush and Dan Quayle (R) Green tickY
1989 Bob Miller (D) vacant Richard Bryan (D)
1990
1991 Sue Wagner (R) Cheryl Lau (R) Frankie Sue Del Papa (D) Bob Seale (R)
1992 Bill Clinton and Al Gore (D) Green tickY
1993
1994
1995 Lonnie Hammargren (R) Dean Heller (R) 2R
1996
1997
1998
1999 Kenny Guinn (R) Lorraine Hunt (R) Brian Krolicki (R) Kathy Augustine (R) 1R, 1D
2000 George W. Bush and Dick Cheney (R) Green tickY
2001 John Ensign (R)
2002
2003 Brian Sandoval (R)[8] 2R, 1D
2004
2005
George Chanos (R)
2006 Steve Martin (R)
2007 Jim Gibbons (R) Brian Krolicki (R) Ross Miller (D) Catherine Cortez Masto (D) Kate Marshall (D) Kim Wallin (D)
2008 11R, 10D 27D, 15R Barack Obama and Joe Biden (D) Green tickY
2009 12D, 9R 28D, 14R 2D, 1R
2010
2011 Brian Sandoval (R) 11D, 10R 26D, 16R Dean Heller (R) 2R, 1D
2012
2013 27D, 15R 2R, 2D
2014 26D, 15R, 1VC
Year Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of State Attorney General Treasurer Controller State Senate State Assembly U.S. Senator (Class I) U.S. Senator (Class III) U.S. House Electoral College votes
Executive offices State Legislature United States Congress

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Governor of Nevada Territory.
  2. ^ Secretary of Nevada Territory.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Died in office.
  4. ^ Appointed by governor.
  5. ^ a b c As lieutenant governor, acted as governor for unexpired term.
  6. ^ a b As lieutenant governor, acted as governor for unexpired term and was later elected in his own right.
  7. ^ Resigned to take an appointed seat in the United States Senate.
  8. ^ Resigned in 2005.

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