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Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.

Senator (5th term)



Leadership: Minority Leader
Political Highlights: Nev. Assembly, 1969-71; lieutenant governor, 1971-75; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1974; candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, 1975; Nevada Gaming Commission chairman, 1977-81; U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-87; U.S. Senate, 1987-2017
Born: December 2, 1939; Searchlight, Nev.
Residence: Henderson
Religion: Mormon
Family: Wife, Landra Reid; five children
Education: Southern Utah State College, A.S. 1959; Utah State U., B.A. 1961; George Washington U., J.D. 1964; U. of Nevada, Las Vegas, attended 1969-70
Elected: 1986
Committee Assignments: None

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 3rd ranked Senate Democrat
State Clout: Nevada is 48th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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