Scott Hammond (politician)

Scott Hammond (born 1966 in Syracuse, New York) is an American politician. He was elected to the Nevada State Senate in 2012 to represent Senate District 18 which encompasses the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley including portions of the communities of Summerlin, Centennial Hills, Tule Springs and Lone Mountain.[1] He defeated Kelli Ross, wife of Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross, by 1471 votes.

Scott Hammond
Member of the Nevada Senate
from the 18th district
Assumed office
Preceded byMike McGinness
Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the 13th district
In office
Preceded byChad Christensen
Succeeded byPaul Anderson
Personal details
Born1966 (age 53–54)
Syracuse, New York
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Tonya Hammond
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada
Alma materUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas (B.A., M.A.)

In 2017, Scott Hammond announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.[2]

Electoral HistoryEdit

2016 General Election for Nevada's 18th Senate District[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Scott T. Hammond 34,805 56.44%
Democratic Alexander Marks 26,864 43.56%
2012 General Election for Nevada's 18th Senate District[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Scott T. Hammond 27,364 51.38%
Democratic Kelli Ross 25,893 48.62%
2010 General Election for Nevada's 13th General Assembly District[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Scott T. Hammond 32,372 52.05%
Democratic Louis DeSalvio 27,279 43.86%
Independent Leonard Foster 2,545 4.09%


  1. ^ "Many New Faces In Nevada Legislature For 2013". Las Vegas Informer, November 9, 2012.
  2. ^ "State Sen. Scott Hammond files to run for Congress". Las Vegas Review-Journal. 2017-07-06.
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External LinksEdit

Congressional campaign website