U.S. Representative Mark Amodei Endorses Question 1

October 30, 2018 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Marsy’s Law for Nevada is proud to announce the support of United States Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV 02). Amodei is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno and received his law degree in 1983. While practicing law in Nevada Mr. Amodei has also served our state as a member of the Nevada State Assembly, the Nevada State Senate, the Colorado River Commission, and the Uniform State Law Commission, as well as various committees.

With his endorsement of Question 1 – Marsy’s Law for Nevada, Congressman Amodei joins more than 200 leaders from across the Silver State including advocacy groups, law enforcement, and civic and state leaders who are uniting to stand up for victims’ rights in Nevada. Together they are calling for stronger laws to ensure that crime victims are remembered as they maneuver through the criminal justice process with the accused.

“As a lifelong Nevadan, I believe it is important that our state reflect the needs of those who have already suffered so much at the hands of another person,” said Rep. Amodei. “Question 1 will ensure that all victims are treated with dignity, respect, and given a stronger voice in the criminal justice process.”

Congressman Amodei was elected to the United States House of Representatives in the 2nd Congressional District in 2011. He represents residents across most of Lyon County, all of Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Pershing, Storey and Washoe counties, as well as the state capital, Carson City.

“We thank Congressman Mark Amodei for joining supporters of Marsy’s Law for Nevada Question 1 on the election ballot. His experience in the field of law and his dedication to Nevada neighbors speaks to this concern for fellow residents of our state. We applaud the Congressman for his endorsement of this effort to make sure crime victims have strong enforceable rights under the Nevada constitution,” said Marsy’s Law for Nevada State Director Will Batista.

We urge all Nevadans to remember to cast a vote for themselves this fall and Vote YES on 1, for victims’ rights.

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