Shelley Berkley

Born:January 20, 1951 (age 70)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 1999-2012
Nevada State Assembly, 1982-1984
State:NV
Party:Democratic
Education:B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law

Shelley Berkley represented Nevada in the United States House of Representatives from 1999-2012.

Berkley was born January 20, 1951, in New York City, and moved to Nevada at age 11. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in political science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1972 and received her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1976.

From 1982-1985, Berkley served in the Nevada Assembly. In 1990, she was appointed to the Board of Regents of the university and community college system of Nevada, serving until 1998. In 2012, she campaigned unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate.

For information on Berkley's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.

Sources:

Ballotpedia (n.d.). Shelley Berkley. Retrieved on Oct. 12, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Shelley_Berkley.

United States House of Representatives. (n.d.). Berkley, Shelley Retrieved on October 12, 2020, from https://history.house.gov/People/Listing/B/BERKLEY,-Shelley-(B001231)/.

Vote Smart. (n.d.). Shelley Berkley's Biography. Retrieved on Oct. 12, 2020, from https://justfacts.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/22744/shelley-berkley.

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