Jim Wheeler

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Jim Wheeler
Minority Leader of the Nevada Assembly
Assumed office
February 6, 2017
Preceded byIrene Bustamante Adams
Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the 39th district
Assumed office
February 4, 2013
Preceded byKelly Kite
Personal details
Born
Floyd James Wheeler

(1953-11-08) November 8, 1953 (age 65)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Children3
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1975–1977

Floyd James Wheeler (born November 8, 1953) is an American businessman and politician from the state of Nevada. A member of the Republican Party, Wheeler is a member of the Nevada Assembly, representing the 39th district.

Wheeler was the Chief Executive Officer of Powerdyne Automotive Products. He first ran for the Nevada Assembly in 2010, seeking to replace James Settelmeyer, who was not running for reelection.[1] He was first elected in 2012, defeating Kelly Kite.[2]

Wheeler told constituents that he would vote to reinstitute slavery if his constituents wanted him to.[3] An ethics complaint was filed against Wheeler, stating that he does not live in the 39th district.[4] Another complaint was filed against Wheeler for failing to disclose a lien.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jim Wheeler to seek Settelmeyer's seat". Nevada Appeal. January 23, 2010. Retrieved October 30, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Ryan, Cy (September 30, 2013). "Complaint filed against freshman state assemblyman for failure to disclose lien". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  3. ^ Doughman, Andrew (October 28, 2013). "Nevada lawmaker says he'd vote for slavery if his constituents wanted him to". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  4. ^ "On Your Side: Nevada lawmaker questioned about residency issue". My News 4. October 8, 2013. Archived from the original on November 1, 2013. Retrieved October 29, 2013.

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Nevada Assembly
Preceded by
Irene Bustamante Adams
Minority Leader of the Nevada Assembly
2017–present
Incumbent