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Brian Sandoval

Brian SandovalAKA Brian Edward Sandoval

Born: 5-Aug-1963
Birthplace: Redding, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Nevada

Attorney and judge elected Governor of Nevada in 2010, succeeding Jim Gibbons. Moderate Republican; pro-choice but opposes partial-birth abortion and federal funding for abortions, pro-death penalty, pro-gun rights. Campaigned calling for lower taxes, sound fiscal policies, and respect for the Second (gun rights) and Tenth (state sovereignty and individual rights) amendments. Has been an active opponent of storing high level nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, a key issue in the state. First Latino Governor of Nevada.

Father: Ron Sandoval (FAA maintenance supervisor)
Mother: Gloria Sandoval (legal secretary)
Wife: Kathleen Teipner (college girlfriend, three children)
Son: James
Daughter: Madeline
Daughter: Marisa

    High School: Bishop Manogue High School, Reno, NV (1981)
    University: BA English and Economics, University of Nevada at Reno (1986)
    Law School: JD, Ohio State University (1989)

    Governor of Nevada (2011-)
    US District Judge (2005-09)
    Attorney General of Nevada (2003-05)
    Nevada Gaming Commission (1998-2001; as Chairman 1999-2001)
    Nevada State Assembly 25th (1994-98)
    Attorney in private practice (1993-2002)
    Robison, Belaustegui, Robb and Sharp Attorney (1991-93)
    McDonald, Carano, Wilson Attorney (1989-91)
    Congressional Staff of Sen Paul Laxalt (1988-89)
    Mexican Ancestry Maternal & paternal

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