Assemblyman Elliot T. Anderson

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2017 (first elected November 2010)—four regular and four special sessions
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Corrections, Parole, and Probation; Education; Judiciary; Legislative Operations and Elections

Other Public Service

  • United States Marine Corps, 2001-2005

Honors and Awards

  • William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV, Dean's Award, 2016
  • Assembly Committee on Taxation, Rising Star Award, 75th Session, 2009
  • Clark County Democratic Party, Nominee, New Generation Award, 2008
  • Las Vegas CityLife magazine, Local Heroes List, 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

  • Henry Toll Fellow, Council of State Governments, 2016
  • Western Legislative Academy, The Council of State Governments-WEST, 2012


  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • 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
  • William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV, J.D., cum laude


Occupation: Attorney
Recreation: Running, basketball, reading
Born: 1982, Marshfield, Wisconsin