Sharron Angle


Sharron Angle

Sharron Angle (born 1949 in Klamath Falls, Oregon) is a four term Republican member of the Nevada Assembly representing the 26th district from 1999 to 2005, and is a Republican candidate for the Nevada State Senate in Washoe County's 3rd district. Angle is the author of Nevada's Property Tax Reform Initiative "(Prop. 13)".

On August 15, 2006 Angle narrowly lost the primary for U.S. Congress in ushr|Nevada|2| which was vacated by Rep. Jim Gibbons. Nevada Secretary of State Dean Heller received 24,781 votes to Angle's 24,353. Gibbons' wife Dawn, a former State Assemblywoman herself, finished with 17,328 votes. [cite web |url= http://www.secretaryofstate.biz/nvelection/2006StateWidePrimary/ElectionSummary.htm |title= State of Nevada 2006 Official Statewide Primary Election Results August 15, 2006 |accessdate= |format= |work= ] On August 25, Angle called for a new primary election because of cases in Washoe County, where Angle was the strongest, where people allegedly could not initially vote because of workers who did not show up on election day. [ [http://www.krnv.com/Global/story.asp?S=5328657&nav=8faO Nevada Congressional Primary Candidate Calls For New Election] KRNV-4 August 28, 2006] On September 1, the Carson District Judge denied Angle's appeal for a new election.

Angle has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. Angle lives in Reno, Nevada. She has two children and four grandchildren.

References

External links

* [http://www.sharronangle.com/ Sharron Angle's website]
* [http://www.leg.state.nv.us/73rd/Legislators/Assembly/Angle.cfm Nevada Legislature bio of Sharron Angle]


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