Lorraine T. Hunt, Republican Governor

Hometown: Niagara Falls, New York; Nevada resident since 1943

Contact Information: sean@huntforgovernor.com

Incumbency: Lieutenant Governor, State of Nevada 1999-Present

Clark County Commissioner, 1994-1998

Record of Service:

• Elected Lieutenant Governor, State of Nevada, 1998. Re-elected 2002

• Acting Governor and CEO in the event of Governor's absence

• Member of the Governor's Cabinet

• President, Nevada State Senate

• Chair, Nevada Commission on Tourism

• Chair, Nevada Commission on Economic Development

• Vice-Chair, Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT)

• Member, Executive Branch Audit Committee

• Executive Committee, National Lieutenant Governor's Association

• Executive Committee, Republican Lieutenant Governor's Association

• Chair, Carson River Steering Committee

• Chair, Truckee River Whitewater Steering Committee

• First woman Chair, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

• Co-Founder, Continental National Bank

• Wells Fargo Community Board Member

• Past Director, Las Vegas Events

• Past Executive Committee Member, Nevada Development Authority

• Past Chairman Elect, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce

• Past Director, Nevada Hotel-Motel Association

• Past President, Nevada Restaurant Association

• Past President and Trustee, St Jude's Ranch for Children


• Lifetime Achievement Award, Governor's Conference on Tourism

• Governor's Award for Excellence in Business, State of Nevada

• Nevada Restaurateur of the Year

• Nevada Small Business Advocate of the Year, United States Small Business


• Casino Legends hall of Fame

• Educator of the Year, Nevada Restaurant Association

• Hope Award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

• Woman of the Year, Nevada Ballet Theatre

• Republican Woman of the Year

• Italian-American of the Year

• First Free Enterprise Award recipient

Education: Graduate of Las Vegas High School, attended the Westlake College

of Music.


• Maintain Nevada's low tax environment

• Create a seamless, world class educational system, K-PHD

• Promote affordable, attainable health care and housing

• Demand accountability and efficiency in all areas of government

• Encourage public-private partnerships to maximize taxpayer dollars

• Aggressively continue to pursue Nevada's global tourism and entertainment


• Nurture Nevada's entrepreneurial environment

• Continue to diversify Nevada's economy by attracting 21st century hi-tech


• Protect the young and the innocent

• Provide dignity and security for veterans and seniors

• Aggressively continue to promote renewable energy projects such as solar,

geothermal, wind and bio-mass


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