Senator Spotlight: Tick Segerblom, Dist. 3
Every week the Senate Democratic Caucus will highlight one member on our blog. We want you to get the chance to know our senators a little better, to learn about the issues they’re passionate about, and to see what they’ll be working on during the 2015 Session.
Senator: Tick Segerblom
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada. Tick grew up in Boulder City, Nevada.
Senate Committees: Senate Judiciary, Education, and Legislative Operations and Elections.
When did you first run for office? What year did you first join the Nevada Senate? What inspired you to get into politics?
I first joined the Nevada Assembly and was elected to represent Assembly District 9 in 2006 I was then elected to the Nevada State Senate in 2012 to represent Senate District 3. I am a fourth generation Nevada representative.
Tell us one fun or interesting fact about your district:
Senate District 3 encompasses a portion of urban Clark County including portions of the City of Las Vegas, the historic Alta Drive, Spanish Oaks, Scotch 80's, and the Charleston Heights neighborhoods, and portions of Chinatown. Areas of interest include, Lorenzi Park, the Meadows Mall, the Las Vegas Springs Preserve, the College of Southern Nevada, the Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital, and the World Market Center Las Vegas, Symphony Park including Smith Center for the Performing Arts, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, the Clark County Government Center, the Las Vegas Premium Outlets North, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters, and the Las Vegas Medical District.
What is something you hope to accomplish during the 2015 Legislative Session?
The legalization of Marijuana in the state of Nevada!