The Honorable Elliot Anderson
Nevada State Assembly Representative
Assemblyman Anderson was appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly to serve on the Commission. This is his first term in the Assembly, representing District 15 in Clark County.
Anderson was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin, and is a UNLV Magna Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He served in the US Marine Corps from 2001 to 2005 as a machine gunner, followed by three years in the inactive reserves. In 2004 he received a Good Conduct Medal from the USMC, and in 2005 he received a Combat Action Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
He moved to Nevada in 2005 where he served as the Interim Chair of the Nevada Democratic Veterans and Military Families Caucus, helping to raise funds to send care packages to overseas service members. Anderson also served as the Nevada State Captain for VoteVets.org, working to empower and elect to office America’s veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He worked for former Assemblywoman Kathy McClain prior to being elected to the Nevada Assembly.
He enjoys running, playing basketball, and reading.