Brian Sandoval


Elected Nevada’s 29th governor in 2010, reelected in 2014

Early Years: Born 1963, in Redding, Calif.

Education: Bishop Manogue High School, Reno; University of Nevada, Reno; Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Career:  Private law practice; state legislator; youngest chairman of the Gaming Commission of Nevada; United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

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About Nevada

Nickname: Silver State

Capital: Carson City    

Population: 2.9 million

Size: The state covers 110,577 square miles

Economic drivers: Tourism, entertainment, mining, cattle ranching

Did you know? Nevada is one of only two states to significantly expand its borders after admission to the Union.

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