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

Primary Sponsor

ACR3 Honors Nevadans who have lost their lives in the Global War on Terrorism. (BDR R-202)
SJR9 Expresses support for continued enforcement action against voting discrimination. (BDR R-7)
SJR13* Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to require the recognition of all marriages, regardless of gender. (BDR C-88)
AB108 Revises provisions governing victims of sex trafficking. (BDR 14-750)
AB112 Revises provisions governing the policy concerning a safe and respectful learning environment for children enrolled in public schools throughout the State. (BDR 34-220)
AB122 Establishes “Nevada Mid-Century Architecture Day” as a day of observance. (BDR 19-538)
AB124 Revises provisions governing punishment for crimes. (BDR 4-182)
SB128 Revises provisions relating to the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship. (BDR 34-96)
AB143 Authorizes electronic verification of motor vehicle insurance. (BDR 43-28)
SB164 Revises provisions prohibiting certain discriminatory acts. (BDR 18-59)
AB166 Provides for the establishment of the State Seal of Biliteracy Program. (BDR 34-526)
AB179 Revises provisions governing personal information. (BDR 52-756)
AB183 Revises provisions related to real property. (BDR 10-621)
AB184 Revises provisions governing the involuntary commitment of certain persons to a hospital of the Department of Veterans Affairs. (BDR 39-539)
SB187 Revises provisions concerning the ownership, possession and control of firearms by certain persons. (BDR 3-871)
AB197 Establishes certain requirements for the operation of seasonal or temporary recreation programs. (BDR 38-506)
AB201 Revises provisions governing eminent domain. (BDR 3-960)
SB215 Makes various changes relating to student loans. (BDR 18-933)
AB218 Revises provisions relating to emergencies in schools. (BDR 34-666)
AB226 Revises provisions for the payment of certain undergraduate fees and expenses of certain dependent children. (BDR 34-1010)
AB236 Enacts provisions related to the promotion of public engagement by state agencies. (BDR 18-697)
SB236 Revises provisions relating to the Advisory Council on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. (BDR 34-655)
AB239 Regulates operators of unmanned aerial vehicles in this State. (BDR 44-8)
AB241 Creates the Women Veterans Advisory Committee. (BDR 36-579)
AB257 Creates the Nevada Defense Support Committee within the Governor's Office of Economic Development. (BDR 18-1051)
AB259 Revises provisions relating to real property. (BDR 9-181)
SB259 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-973)
SB261 Makes various changes relating to certain research facilities. (BDR 50-56)
AB278 Revises provisions governing class-size reduction. (BDR 34-749)
AB281 Creates a statutory subcommittee of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice. (BDR 14-243)
SB284 Requires the State Plan for Medicaid to provide for certain nonmedical transportation. (BDR 38-974)
AB294 Enacts provisions relating to suicide prevention for veterans. (BDR 37-692)
SB316 Revises provisions relating to voter registration. (BDR 24-652)
AB318 Revises provisions governing financial services. (BDR 52-245)
AB327 Makes an appropriation to the Eighth Judicial District Court for a Veterans Court Coordinator. (BDR S-1026)
AB328 Revises provisions relating to certain hearings concerning pupils with disabilities. (BDR 34-620)
AB363 Provides an additional benefit option for the surviving spouse or survivor beneficiary of certain deceased members of the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-1056)
SB391 Revises provisions governing educational instruction in the subject of reading. (BDR 34-644)
SB405 Expands the program of Zoom schools and the provision of programs and services to children who are limited English proficient in certain other schools. (BDR S-887)


AJR1 Recognizes the strategic partnership and bond of friendship with, and expresses the Nevada Legislature's support for, the State of Israel. (BDR R-525)
ACR4 Memorializes former Assemblyman Joseph “Joe” Michael Hogan, Sr. (BDR R-1260)
ACR5 Memorializes former Assemblyman Peter L. “Pete” Livermore. (BDR R-1259)
SCR8 Commemorates the 30th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between the State of Nevada and Taiwan. (BDR R-1265)
AB93 Revises provisions relating to the continuing education required to renew certain licenses and certificates. (BDR 54-27)
AB180 Revises provisions governing the biennial audit requirements for the Public Employees' Retirement System. (BDR 23-569)
SB190 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 18-785)
AB205 Requires the Legislative Committee on Education to consider matters relating to certain mentorship programs. (BDR S-116)
AB208 Revises provisions governing certain sexual offenses. (BDR 14-233)
AB234 Enacts provisions related to multicultural education. (BDR 34-102)
AB235 Requires an employer to provide paid sick leave to each employee of the employer under certain circumstances. (BDR 53-1059)
SB262 Revises provisions relating to guardians. (BDR 13-643)
AB267 Revises provisions concerning the sentencing and parole of persons convicted as an adult for a crime committed when the person was less than 18 years of age. (BDR 14-641)
AB291 Makes an appropriation for school districts to provide early childhood education programs. (BDR S-273)
AB304 Revises provisions relating to employment. (BDR 18-1067)
AB314 Revises provisions governing the boards of trustees of school districts. (BDR 34-103)
AB321 Revises provisions relating to school police officers. (BDR 34-925)
SB338 Revises provisions relating to safety in or at a public school. (BDR 34-870)
AB341 Revises provisions relating to pupils with disabilities. (BDR 34-832)
AB350 Provides for certain credits against the modified business tax for taxpayers who donate money to an early childhood education scholarship organization. (BDR 38-1057)
AB364 Revises provisions relating to the state business portal. (BDR 7-696)