Assemblyman Elliot T. Anderson

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2014 (first elected November, 2010)—two regular sessions

Other Public Service

  • United States Marine Corps, 2001-2005

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star Award, Assembly Committee on Taxation, 75th Session, 2009
  • Nominee, New Generation Award, Clark County Democratic Party, 2008
  • Local Heroes List, Las Vegas CityLife magazine, 2007
  • Combat Action Ribbon, 2005
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal, 2005
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2005
  • Good Conduct Medal, U.S. Marine Corps, 2004

Other Achievements

  • Western Legislative Academy, The Council of State Governments-WEST, 2012


  • Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
  • Marine Corps League, Greater Nevada Detachment #186
  • Truman National Security Project
  • Nevada State Democratic Party Central Committee
  • Clark County Democratic Party Central Committee
  • Paradise Democratic Club


  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), B.A., Political Science, Magna Cum Laude
  • Attending William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV


Occupation: Legal Clerk
Recreation: Running, basketball, reading
Born: 1982, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Primary Sponsor

AJR7 Urges recognition of the importance of mid-20th century architecture in Nevada. (BDR R-609)
SJR11 Urges Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to restore the authority of the governments of the United States and individual states to regulate and restrict independent political expenditures. (BDR R-1047)
SJR13 Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to require the recognition of all marriages, regardless of gender. (BDR C-88)
AB69 Revises provisions governing the location of a crematory for human remains. (BDR 40-25)
AB87 Revises provisions relating to consistency in zoning ordinances with respect to certain standards and specifications for the construction or alteration of public schools in certain counties. (BDR 22-274)
AB108 Revises provisions relating to the eligibility to vote of certain persons. (BDR 24-267)
AB109 Revises the qualifications and training required for certain persons who operate or are employed by a child care facility. (BDR 38-271)
AB111 Revises provisions related to special license plates for disabled veterans. (BDR 43-530)
AB127 Authorizes the Nevada Gaming Commission to adopt a seal identifying certain licensees of interactive gaming and prohibits the unauthorized use of such a seal. (BDR 41-99)
SB139 Expands provisions governing criminal and civil liability for certain crimes to include crimes motivated by the victim's gender identity or expression. (BDR 15-703)
SB142 Makes various changes to provisions governing local government contracting. (BDR 27-676)
SB159 Declares the Legislature's support for a land exchange near the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. (BDR S-552)
SB164 Revises provisions governing safe and respectful learning environments in public schools. (BDR 34-454)
AB175 Revises provisions relating to uniformed-service and overseas voters. (BDR 24-635)
AB181 Makes various changes to provisions governing employment practices. (BDR 53-48)
AB224 Revises provisions governing the collection and maintenance of certain data relating to public education. (BDR 34-269)
SB230 Provides for the design, construction or installation and maintenance of a memorial dedicated to Nevada's fallen soldiers. (BDR S-553)
AB230 Revises provisions governing courses of instruction in sex education. (BDR 34-1034)
SB244 Authorizes the placement of a designation of veteran status on certain documents issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles. (BDR 43-80)
AB260 Revises provisions governing tuition charges assessed against certain students within the Nevada System of Higher Education. (BDR 34-226)
AB266 Revises provisions relating to veterans. (BDR 37-527)
AB290 Revises provisions relating to certain tax exemptions for certain veterans. (BDR 32-438)
AB291 Revises provisions relating to preferences in state purchasing for businesses owned by a veteran with a service-connected disability. (BDR 27-592)
AB296 Revises provisions governing certain tax exemptions for veterans. (BDR 32-810)
SB303 Provides for the issuance of driver authorization cards. (BDR 43-596)
AB304 Makes an appropriation to the Eighth Judicial District Court for a Veterans Court Coordinator. (BDR S-629)
AB328 Revises the calculation of the basic support guarantee for school districts to include an additional percentage for pupils who are limited English proficient. (BDR 34-725)
SB330 Allows a person who qualifies as both a veteran and the surviving spouse of a veteran to claim both veterans' exemptions from property taxes and governmental services taxes. (BDR 32-690)
AB349 Revises provisions governing professions. (BDR 54-420)
SB365 Establishes the crime of stolen valor. (BDR 15-155)
AB376 Authorizes the reimbursement of teachers for certain out-of-pocket expenses. (BDR 34-774)


SCR2 Commemorates the 20th anniversary of the donation of precious art from the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the people of the State of Nevada, reaffirms the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and the Republic of China (Taiwan) and celebrates the donation of additional artwork to the Nevada Legislature under the Nevada Senate's SENarts initiative. (BDR R-695)
ACR4 Honors Nevadans who have lost their lives in the Global War on Terrorism. (BDR R-246)
ACR5 Memorializes former Assemblyman John W. Marvel. (BDR R-1211)
SCR5 Commemorates the 150th anniversary of the State of Nevada. (BDR R-613)
ACR6 Expresses appreciation to the staff of the Legislative Counsel Bureau. (BDR R-1219)
SCR6 Memorializes former State Senator William J. Raggio. (BDR R-622)
AJR6 Recognizes Nevada's partnership and friendship with, and expresses support for, the State of Israel. (BDR R-458)
ACR8 Memorializes John J. McDonald. (BDR R-1231)
SCR10 Memorializes former University Regent Dorothy Gallagher. (BDR R-1238)
AR11 Expresses appreciation to the Chief Clerk and staff of the Assembly. (BDR R-1217)
AB86 Requires the State Contractors' Board to suspend or revoke the license of a contractor for failure to satisfy certain judgments concerning unemployment compensation or to comply with certain provisions governing industrial insurance and insurance for occupational diseases. (BDR 54-276)
AB95 Revises provisions governing prescription labels. (BDR 54-648)
AB116 Revises certain provisions concerning accessories to certain crimes. (BDR 15-135)
AB119 Revises provisions relating to the certification of public accountants. (BDR 54-655)
AB124 Revises provisions governing eligibility for a Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship. (BDR 34-60)
AB147 Requires the notification of patients regarding breast density. (BDR 40-172)
AB173 Revises provisions governing rates which may be charged by certain electric utilities. (BDR 58-966)
AB179 Revises provisions governing audits of certain regulatory boards of this State. (BDR 17-770)
SB180 Requires a court to award certain relief to an employee injured by certain unlawful employment practices under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-561)
SB182 Expands full-day kindergarten in public schools. (BDR 34-138)
AB192 Repeals the prospective expiration of the authority of county clerks to charge and collect an additional fee for filing and recording a bond of a notary public. (BDR S-1037)
SB201 Revises provisions governing the employment of retired public employees. (BDR 23-559)
AB228 Authorizes certain providers of health care to provide voluntary health care service in this State in association with certain organizations. (BDR 54-245)
AB247 Enacts the Nevada Buy American Act. (BDR 28-190)
AB248 Creates a statutory subcommittee of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice (BDR 14-616)
AB262 Revises provisions governing the award of attorney's fees in certain domestic relations actions. (BDR 11-951)
SB266 Revises provisions governing coverage for chemotherapy in a policy of health insurance or health care plan. (BDR 57-879)
AB271 Revises provisions governing alimony, spousal support and property division in cases involving veterans with a service-connected disability. (BDR 11-936)
AB272 Revises provisions governing education. (BDR 34-791)
AB278 Enacts provisions related to multicultural education. (BDR 34-512)
AB284 Provides for the early termination of certain rental agreements by victims of domestic violence. (BDR 10-525)
AB288 Revises provisions governing graduation from high school. (BDR 34-524)
AB307 Revises provisions governing victims of crime. (BDR 16-743)
AB314 Makes various changes relating to lobbyists. (BDR 17-1027)
AB322 Revises provisions concerning casualty insurance. (BDR 57-1038)
AB327 Revises provisions governing state accountability. (BDR 31-554)
SB363 Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish the Advisory Council on Diabetes Care, Prevention and Awareness. (BDR 40-90)
AB374 Revises provisions relating to counties. (BDR 20-520)
AB375 Revises provisions relating to services for persons with autism spectrum disorders. (BDR 40-999)
AB393 Expands the rights of children placed in foster care. (BDR 38-919)
AB412 Makes various changes relating to the Legislature. (BDR 17-528)