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Adam Laxalt
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33rd Attorney General of Nevada
Assumed office
January 5, 2015
Governor Brian Sandoval
Preceded by Catherine Cortez Masto
Succeeded by Aaron D. Ford (Elect)
Personal details
Born
Adam Paul Laxalt

August 31, 1978 (1978-08-31) (ageĀ 43)
Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jaime Laxalt
Children 3
Relatives Pete Domenici (Father)
Paul Laxalt (Grandfather)
Education Tulane University
Georgetown University (BA, JD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Rank US-O3 insignia.svg Lieutenant
Unit Naval Judge Advocate General's Corps
Battles/wars Iraq War
Awards Joint Service Commendation Medal

Adam Paul Laxalt (born August 31, 1978) is an American politician. He became the Attorney General of Nevada in 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party.

His father was New Mexico U.S. Senator Pete Domenici, but took his mother's last name Laxalt. Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt was his grandfather.

Laxalt was born in Reno, Nevada. He studied at Tulane University and at Georgetown University. He is a former Navy prosecutor.

In November 2017, Laxalt announced his candidacy for Governor of Nevada. He won the Republican nomination, but lost the general election to Democrat Steve Sisolak by nearly 5%.

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