Jim Wheeler

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Jim Wheeler
Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the 39th district
Assumed office
February 4, 2013
Preceded by Kelly Kite
Personal details
Born Floyd James Wheeler
(1953-11-08) November 8, 1953 (age 64)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Children Dana, Nicholas, Charlee
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Air Force
Years of service 1975–1977

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]


  1. ^ "Jim Wheeler to seek Settelmeyer's seat". Nevada Appeal. January 23, 2010. Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  2. ^ a b Ryan, Cy (September 30, 2013). "Complaint filed against freshman state assemblyman for failure to disclose lien". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  3. ^ Doughman, Andrew (October 28, 2013). "Nevada lawmaker says he'd vote for slavery if his constituents wanted him to". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  4. ^ "On Your Side: Nevada lawmaker questioned about residency issue". My News 4. 2013-10-08. Archived from the original on November 1, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 

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