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[[Image:Sue-lowden.jpg‎|right|225px|]]'''Sue Lowden''' is the former chair of the [[Nevada]] [[Republican Party]] and represented Clark County in the Nevada Senate from 1993 through 1997, when she defeated the State Senate Majority Leader, Jack Vergiels. She was immediately elected Senate Majority Whip and chairman of the Senate Taxation Committee. Lowden has announced that she is running against Senate Majority Leader [[Harry Reid]] in the 2010 election.  
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[[Image:Sue-lowden.jpg‎|right|225px|]]'''Sue Lowden''' is the former chairwoman of the [[Nevada]] [[Republican Party]] and is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Senate Majority Leader [[Harry Reid]] in 2010. She is leading in early polling data.  
  
 
In 1973 Sue Lowden was Miss New Jersey, and finished second in the Miss America contest. <ref>[http://blogs.lasvegascitylife.com/various-things-and-stuff/2009/10/01/october-non-surprise-sue-lowden-is-running-for-senate/ "October non-surprise: Sue Lowden is running for Senate!", Las Vegas City Life Blog]</ref> She moved to Nevada in the 1970's and became a reporter and anchor at KLAS Channel 8 News. Lowden has spent a career in [[Las Vegas]] business, and is currently a Member of the Board of Directors and Secretary-Treasurer of Archon Corporation, which has earned her a net worth of over $50 million. <ref>[http://newsmax.com/Politics/US-Reid-Opponent-Financial/2009/12/18/id/343878 Possible Reid Challenger Worth $50 Million-Plus]</ref>
 
In 1973 Sue Lowden was Miss New Jersey, and finished second in the Miss America contest. <ref>[http://blogs.lasvegascitylife.com/various-things-and-stuff/2009/10/01/october-non-surprise-sue-lowden-is-running-for-senate/ "October non-surprise: Sue Lowden is running for Senate!", Las Vegas City Life Blog]</ref> She moved to Nevada in the 1970's and became a reporter and anchor at KLAS Channel 8 News. Lowden has spent a career in [[Las Vegas]] business, and is currently a Member of the Board of Directors and Secretary-Treasurer of Archon Corporation, which has earned her a net worth of over $50 million. <ref>[http://newsmax.com/Politics/US-Reid-Opponent-Financial/2009/12/18/id/343878 Possible Reid Challenger Worth $50 Million-Plus]</ref>
  
 
She is the former President of Santa Fe Hotel and Casino and former Executive Vice President of Sahara Hotel and Casino.   
 
She is the former President of Santa Fe Hotel and Casino and former Executive Vice President of Sahara Hotel and Casino.   
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Lowden was elected to the State Senate in 1992 in the heavily Democratic Clark County, defeating Jack Vergiels, then-the Majority Leader of the Nevada State Senate. She was immediately elected Senate Majority Whip and chair of the Senate Taxation Committee. Lowden was heavily targeted by unions after she was the deciding vote to keep Nevada a right-to-work state, and was defeated for reelection in 1996.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:37, 26 January 2010

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Sue Lowden is the former chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Party and is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in 2010. She is leading in early polling data.

In 1973 Sue Lowden was Miss New Jersey, and finished second in the Miss America contest. [1] She moved to Nevada in the 1970's and became a reporter and anchor at KLAS Channel 8 News. Lowden has spent a career in Las Vegas business, and is currently a Member of the Board of Directors and Secretary-Treasurer of Archon Corporation, which has earned her a net worth of over $50 million. [2]

She is the former President of Santa Fe Hotel and Casino and former Executive Vice President of Sahara Hotel and Casino.

Lowden was elected to the State Senate in 1992 in the heavily Democratic Clark County, defeating Jack Vergiels, then-the Majority Leader of the Nevada State Senate. She was immediately elected Senate Majority Whip and chair of the Senate Taxation Committee. Lowden was heavily targeted by unions after she was the deciding vote to keep Nevada a right-to-work state, and was defeated for reelection in 1996.

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