Nevada Senate Democratic Leader Aaron D. Ford Announces Leadership Team

Las Vegas, NV—Today, Senate Democratic Leader Aaron D. Ford announced his decision to re-appoint Senator Debbie Smith as Assistant Leader of the Nevada Senate Democratic Caucus. Senator Aaron Ford also announced today that Senator Kelvin Atkinson and Senator Ruben Kihuen will be appointed as Co-Democratic Whips. In announcing this team, Senator Ford noted that "our Nevada constituency is diverse in several respects, and our Leadership Team reflects this diversity."

“I am proud to re-appoint Senator Debbie Smith as the Assistant Democratic Leader of the Nevada Senate Democratic Caucus for a second term," said Senator Aaron Ford. "Senator Smith has consistently proven her commitment to working in a collaborative manner with members of the Caucus and other public officials. I look forward to working alongside her, as well as all members of the Senate Democratic Caucus, to continue fighting for Nevada's working families and improving education for Nevada's future generation.”

Moreover, "Senators Atkinson and Kihuen have proven themselves leaders over the course of their respective tenures," said Senator Aaron Ford. "Both Senators will fulfill vital roles within our Caucus. I am excited to work with these leaders and am eager to start the 2015 Legislative Session to fight for our Democratic values and the priorities for which we all stand."

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