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Marsy’s Law for Nevada/Question 1 has now earned the endorsement of more than one-hundred Nevada civic leaders, and thousands of citizen supporters. City council members, county commissioners, district attorneys, mayors, police chiefs, sheriffs, chambers of commerce, law enforcement associations and unions, and advocacy groups across our state continue to add their names and unite on behalf of victims in support of this statewide effort. Below is a list those endorsements.
Community & State Leaders - Endorsements:
Nevada Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison, Boulder City Council members Peggy Leavitt and Kiernan McManus, Caliente City Councilman Victor Jones, Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager, Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown, Clark County Commissioner James Gibson, Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick, Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, Elko City Council Mandy Simons, Elko Mayor Chris Johnson, Fernley City Councilwoman Susan Seidl, Fernley Mayor Roy Edgington, Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen, Henderson Mayor Debra March, Henderson City Councilman John Marz, Henderson City Councilwoman Gerri Schroder, Henderson City Councilman Dan Shaw, Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin, Las Vegas City Councilwoman Michele Fiore, Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross, Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Seroka, Las Vegas City Councilwoman Lois Tarkanian, Lincoln County Commissioner Jared Brackenbury, Lincoln County Commission Chair Paul Donohue, Lincoln County Commissioner Varlin Higbee, Lincoln County Commissioner Nathan Katschke, Mesquite Mayor Pro-Tem Geno Withelder, North Las Vegas Councilman Isaac Barron, North Las Vegas Councilman Scott Black, North Las Vegas Councilman Richard Cherchio, North Las Vegas Councilwoman Pamela Goynes-Brown, North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee, Nye County Commissioner Andrew “Butch” Borasky, Nye County Commissioner Donna Cox, Nye County Commissioner John Koenig, Nye County Commissioner Dan Schinhofen, Nye County Commissioner Lorinda Wichman, Reno City Councilman David Bobzien, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, Sparks Councilman Ronald Smith, Washoe County Commissioners Vaughn Hartung and Kitty Jung, White Pine County Commissioner Shane Bybee, White Pine County Commissioner Richard Howe, White Pine County Commissioner Carol McKenzie, White Pine County Commissioner Gary Perea, White Pine County Commissioner Steven Stork, White Pine County Commissioner, Winnemucca Mayor Di An Putnam.
Law Enforcement Leaders & Legal Experts:
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, Boulder City Police Chief Tim Shea, Carlin Police Chief Dennis Fobes, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, Carson City Police Undersheriff Steve Albertsen, Churchill County Sheriff Ben Trotter, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo/LVMPD, Clark County Sheriff/LVMPD Sheriff Doug Gillespie-retired, Clark County/LVMPD Sheriff Bill Young-retired, Clark County/LVMPD Dep. Chief Gary Schofield-retired, Clark County/LVMPD Capt. Bobby Chin-retired, Las Vegas Paiute Tribe Police Chief Jim Owens, Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini, Elko Police Chief Ben Reed, Esmeralda County District Attorney Robert Glennen III, Eureka County Sheriff Keith Logan, Henderson Police Chief LaTesha Watson PhD., Henderson Police Captain Wade Seekatz, Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Allen, Lander County Commissioner Patsy Waits, Lander County Sheriff Ron Unger, Las Vegas City Fire Chief David Washington-retired, Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee, Lyon County Police Commander Rob Hall, Mesquite Police Chief Troy Tanner, Mesquite Police Dep. Chief Scott Taylor, North Las Vegas Police Chief Alex Perez, NLVPD Police Chief Joe Tillmon-retired, NLVPD Dep. Chief Victor Dunn-retired, NLVPD Capt. Chris Larotonda-retired, Nye County District Attorney Angela Bello, Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly, Nye County District Attorney Angela Bello, Pershing County District Attorney Bryce Shields, Storey County Sheriff Gerald Antinoro, Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks, Washoe County Sheriff Chuck Allen, West Wendover Mayor Daniel Corona, White Pine County Sheriff Dan Watts, University of Nevada Reno (UNR) Police Services.
First Responder Unions, Advocacy Organizations & Leaders:
10,000 Kids, Kim Amato/Baby’s Bounty Founder, Richard Carreon/President of the Nevada Veteran’s Association, Deborah Costello/Police Wives of America, Alyson McCarthy/Philanthropy Executive Director, Kim Schioldan/VP Security-Hakkasan Group,
David Schofield/Asian Pacific Police Association, American Association of University Women, Asian Pacific Police Officers Association of Southern Nevada, Asian Chamber of Commerce Southern Nevada, Autism Coalition of Nevada, Battle Mountain Committee Against Domestic Violence, Black Police Officers Association of Southern Nevada, Children’s Advocacy Alliance, College Republican Federation of Nevada, Crossroads Behavioral Consultation of Elko, The Cupcake Girls, Domestic Violence Resource Center (CAAW), EMG Political Consulting, Family Promise of Las Vegas, Gay and Lesbian Center of Las Vegas, Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Founder Lynda Tache, Hanratty Law Group, Hispanics in Politics Las Vegas, Hispanics in Politics President Fernando Romero, Hookers for Jesus, Junior League of Las Vegas, Laborer's Union Local 872 Las Vegas, Las Vegas Police Managers & Supervisors Association/LVMPD, Las Vegas Police Protective Association, Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce President Peter Guzman, Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce Exec. Director Otto Merida, La Voz Hispana, Log Cabin Republicans, Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence, Nevada Association of Public Safety Officers, Nevada Federation of Independent Businesses, Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities, Nevada Trucking Association, Nevada Sheriffs’ & Chiefs’ Association, New Hope Foundation International, Police Protective Association/LVMPD, Project Sunshine of Nevada, Republican Men's Club of Northern Nevada, Safe Embrace, S.A.F.E. House Henderson, Safe Nest, Shade Tree Shelter, Soroptimist International of Greater Las Vegas, Southern Nevada Police Athletic League, Tahoe Safe Alliance, Tu Casa Latina, Volunteer Homeland Reserve Unit, Winnemucca Domestic Violence Shelter.