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Steve Sisolak
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30th Governor of Nevada
Assumed office
January 7, 2019
Lieutenant Kate Marshall
Preceded by Brian Sandoval
Chair of the Clark County Commission
In office
January 7, 2013 – January 7, 2019
Preceded by Susan Brager
Succeeded by Marilyn Kirkpatrick
Vice Chair of the Clark County Commission
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 6, 2013
Preceded by Susan Brager
Succeeded by Larry Brown
Member of the Clark County Commission
from district A
In office
January 5, 2009 – January 7, 2019
Preceded by Bruce Woodbury
Succeeded by Michael Naft
Member of the Nevada Board of Regents
from the 2nd district
In office
January 1, 1999 – December 31, 2008
Preceded by Maddy Graves
Succeeded by Theresa Malone
Constituency Subdistrict G
Personal details
Born December 26, 1953 (1953-12-26) (age 66)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
  • Dallas Garland
    (m. 1987; div. 2000)
  • Kathy Ong (m. 2018)
Children 2 (with Garland)
Residence Governor's Mansion (public)
Spring Valley, Nevada, U.S. (private)
Education University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (BS)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (MBA)

Stephen F. Sisolak (born December 26, 1953) is an American businessman and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He is the 30th and current Governor of Nevada.

Before becoming Governor, he was a member of the Clark County Commission and was its Chair.

Sisolak was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Nevada in the 2018 election and faced Republican Adam Laxalt. In the general election, Sisolak defeated Laxalt by nearly 5%.



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