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Mark E. Amodei [R, NV-2]
District 2, Nevada


Former state Senator Mark Amodei emerged as the winner of Nevada's 2nd Congressional District special election held in September 2011, easily sweeping past Democrat Kate Marshall in this economically-wounded state. Amodei took 58 percent of the vote to his opponent's 36 percent. He won the general election 58 to 36% over Samuel Koepnick. In 2011, Democrats said that the rural northern Nevada district did what it has always done and sent a Republican to Congress, and the GOP heralded the the election as a victory against President Barack Obama. History was on Amodei's side. The district made up of conservative voters has never elected a Democrat and Republicans had a 32,000-vote registration edge heading into Election Day. Mark Amodei's 2012 race margin, even with Obama on the ballot, was nearly the same as in 2011.  


D.O.B 06/12/1958
Location Nevada
Office 332 Cannon House Office Building
Party Republican
Phone 202-225-6155
Fax 202-225-5679