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'''Brian Edward Sandoval''' (born August 5, 1963), was appointed as a Federal Court Judge by President [[George W. Bush]], for the District of Nevada in October 2005, becoming the state's first [[Hispanic]] federal judge. Sandoval received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the [[University of Nevada]] in 1986 and his law degree from The [[Ohio State University]] Moritz College of Law in 1989.  Prior to serving as a federal judge, Sandoval was Nevada's Attorney General. He is a registered [[Republican]]. <ref>[http://www.sandovaltransition.com/brian-sandoval Sandoval Official Biography]</ref>
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'''Brian Edward Sandoval''' (born August 5, 1963), Republican, since January 3, 2011 is the 30th and current Governor of the U.S. state of [[Nevada]].
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New Nevada governor Brian Sandoval faces tough times. Brian Sandoval becomes Nevada's 30th governor, inheriting a shattered economy that he has promised to fix without raising fees or taxes. [http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700096690/New-Nevada-governor-Brian-Sandoval-faces-tough-times.html]
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Sandoval is the first [[Hispanic]] in Nevada to win a statewide election as attorney general in 2002 and the former federal judge and chairman of the Gaming Commission will hold the same distinction as governor. [[Ibidem]]
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Sandoval was appointed as a Federal Court Judge by President [[George W. Bush]], for the District of Nevada in October 2005, becoming the state's first [[Hispanic]] federal judge. Sandoval received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the [[University of Nevada]] in 1986 and his law degree from The [[Ohio State University]] Moritz College of Law in 1989.  Prior to serving as a federal judge, Sandoval was Nevada's Attorney General. He is a registered [[Republican]]. <ref>[http://www.sandovaltransition.com/brian-sandoval Sandoval Official Biography]</ref>
  
 
Prior to his election as Attorney General, Sandoval served as a member and chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, which oversees Nevada's gaming industry. At age 35, Sandoval was the youngest person ever to serve as the state's chief gaming regulator.
 
Prior to his election as Attorney General, Sandoval served as a member and chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, which oversees Nevada's gaming industry. At age 35, Sandoval was the youngest person ever to serve as the state's chief gaming regulator.

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Brian Sandoval
Brian Sandoval 2010.jpg
Governor of Nevada
From: January 3, 2011
Predecessor Jim Gibbons
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Information
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Kathleen Teipner
Religion Roman Catholic

Brian Edward Sandoval (born August 5, 1963), Republican, since January 3, 2011 is the 30th and current Governor of the U.S. state of Nevada.

New Nevada governor Brian Sandoval faces tough times. Brian Sandoval becomes Nevada's 30th governor, inheriting a shattered economy that he has promised to fix without raising fees or taxes. [1]

Sandoval is the first Hispanic in Nevada to win a statewide election as attorney general in 2002 and the former federal judge and chairman of the Gaming Commission will hold the same distinction as governor. Ibidem

Sandoval was appointed as a Federal Court Judge by President George W. Bush, for the District of Nevada in October 2005, becoming the state's first Hispanic federal judge. Sandoval received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada in 1986 and his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1989. Prior to serving as a federal judge, Sandoval was Nevada's Attorney General. He is a registered Republican. [1]

Prior to his election as Attorney General, Sandoval served as a member and chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, which oversees Nevada's gaming industry. At age 35, Sandoval was the youngest person ever to serve as the state's chief gaming regulator.

He was elected Governor of Nevada in the 2010 election, and will be replacing the Republican incumbent Jim Gibbons.


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