AMODEI, Mark E., (1958 - )

AMODEI, Mark E., a Representative from Nevada; born in Carson City, Carson City County, Nev., June 12, 1958; graduated from Carson High School, Carson City, Nev., 1976; B.A., University of Nevada, Reno, Nev., 1980; J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, Calif., 1983; United States Army, 1984-1987; lawyer, private practice; member, Nevada state assembly, 1997; member, Nevada state senate, 1999-2011; president pro tempore, Nevada state senate, 2003-2005; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Dean Heller, and reelected to the succeeding Congress (September 13, 2011-present).