LAS VEGAS – State Sen. Barbara Cegavske (R-Las Vegas) announced today that she has filed the necessary paperwork with the Federal Election Commission that will allow her to raise funds as a candidate for Nevada’s new Fourth Congressional District.
“I am running for Congress because I believe we can fix the serious problems facing Nevada and our country,” Cegavske said. “Our state leads the nation in unemployment and foreclosures and for far too long Washington politicians have been out of touch. Nevada voters have my word that I will work every day to get government out of the business of punishing our job creators and in the business of protecting and preserving Social Security and Medicare for our seniors.”
Cegavske said her campaign will focus on solutions.
“We can improve our economy and get people back to work if we send people to Congress who are committed to sound fiscal policy, sensible tax policy and regulatory reform,” Cegavske said. “I am committed to protecting and preserving Social Security and Medicare for our senior citizens and for future generations.”
Cegavske is in the middle of her third-term in the Nevada State Senate. Prior to her service as a state senator, Cegavske was a member of the Nevada Assembly for three terms. Cegavske is currently the Assistant Minority Leader in the Nevada State Senate. She has been married to her husband, Tim, for 31 years and they have two adult
sons who both attended public schools and state universities.
Cegavske said she would formally announce her campaign for Congress in January with a trip to all counties in the district. The Fourth Congressional district includes parts of Clark and Lyon Counties and all of Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye and White Pine counties.