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  Heller, Dean
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NameDean Heller
Address110 Plantation Dr
Carson City, Nevada 89703, United States
Born May 10, 1960
Died Still Living (54 years)
ContributorUser 13
Last ModifedCrimson
Oct 26, 2012 03:29pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Anti-Labor - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Free Trade - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Married - Latter Day Saints (Mormon) - Straight -
InfoDean Heller got into politics early in life, making daily trips to the Capitol Building to give then Governor Mike O'Callaghan an update on local, national and world events. That is, Dean was delivering the Governor's newspaper as his paperboy at the age of twelve.

Dean grew up in a log cabin---oops, wrong story. After graduating from Carson High School, Dean received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, specializing in finance and securities analysis, from the University of Southern California in 1985.

Dean was first elected Secretary of State in 1994, and re-elected in 1998 and again in 2002. He previously served Carson City as an assemblyman in the Nevada Legislature from 1990-1994. Prior to that, Dean worked as an institutional stockbroker and as a broker/trader on the Pacific Stock Exchange.

Secretary of State Heller is the third highest-ranking constitutional officer in Nevada, serving as the state's Chief Elections Officer. His office includes the Elections Division, Commercial Recordings Division, Securities Fraud Division and the Notary Division. In his official capacity, Dean also is a member of the Board of Examiners (which includes the governor and attorney general), State Prison Board, and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. Additionally, he is on the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Executive Committee, serving as Western Region Vice President, and is Chair of NASS' Securities Committee.

Dean was also a Founding Board Member of the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada and the Western Nevada Community College Foundation, and is an Advisory Board Member for Nevada's Foster Grandparent program.

Dean and his wife, Lynne, who met while they were attending the University of Southern California, live in Carson City with their four children: Hilary, 18; Harris, 15; Drew, 13; and Emmy, 8.

The Heller family is Carson City's version of the Von Trapp family. Lynne has been a major force in the development of the Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company, and Dean and the children have performed in many of the group's plays. Dean has performed-although that is stretching the definition-as a sailor, baseball player and a 6'4 Chinese gambler . He even performed at Carnegie Hall in 1996. Okay, so all he actually did was serve as narrator for the Sierra Nevada Master Chorale Singing Troop's performance, but his Mom, Janet, who sings with the group, said her "little Dean-O" was just great.

Many people believe politicians are always in a fog, but Dean actually went the extra mile and created fog?during a play that is. Seems he was in charge of the fog machine during a play and kept it going so long that the entire theater was covered.

Dean also enjoys stockcar racing, competing in several races a year throughout Nevada and California. He grew up around the sport following his dad, "Blackjack" Heller, who raced for many years. That background has led many people to ask the question, "How could someone who always turns left end up as a Republican?"

Dean loves sports, especially basketball, golf and snowboarding, and attending his children's events.

DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
04/25/2013-04/26/2013 Public Policy Polling (D) 44.00% ( 2.0) 41.00% ( 6.0) 15.00% ( 8.0)
10/22/2012-10/24/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 46.00% ( 4.0) 47.00% ( 5.0) 7.00% ( 8.0)
08/23/2012-08/26/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 42.00% ( 1.0) 42.00% ( 6.0) 15.00% ( 6.0)
03/29/2012-04/01/2012 Public Policy Polling (D) 43.00% ( 4.0) 36.00% ( 1.0) 21.00% ( 5.0)
10/20/2011-10/23/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 39.00% ( 1.0) 35.00% ( 0.0) 26.00% ( 1.0)
07/28/2011-07/31/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 38.00% ( 0.0) 35.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0)

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Mar 10, 2013 10:45pm News Senator Squatter? Heller Won't Give Up Office Space  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jul 11, 2008 09:00pm Interview [Dean] Heller: Republicans need to clean house  Article particleman 

Mon Mar 02 20:21:58 +0000 2015 - RT @nevadaappeal: SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: Another Heller from #CarsonCity who deserves our vote: @HarrisCHeller http://t.co/1Cly…

ac Thu Feb 26 14:55:12 +0000 2015 - RT @reliablesource: Sen. Dean Heller’s son and daughter-in-law are Vine-famous http://t.co/aBcUxZmlkO

92 Thu Feb 26 14:54:12 +0000 2015 - Very proud of @HarrisCHeller and @kenzienimmo. WATCH: https://t.co/PCy9qTnWDL

d3 Wed Feb 25 18:58:43 +0000 2015 - RT @TheView: This is what you do when you make your first national TV appearance! @kenzienimmo and @HarrisCHeller #VineOnTheView http://t.c…

aa Wed Feb 25 18:46:38 +0000 2015 - West Coast stay tuned! RT @TheView: You're about to fall in love with @kenzienimmo and @HarrisCHeller

aa Wed Feb 25 17:03:21 +0000 2015 - RT @TheView: You're about to fall in love with @kenzienimmo and @HarrisCHeller http://t.co/M2TrKhIxtM

c9 Wed Feb 25 15:24:34 +0000 2015 - Looking forward to watching my son @HarrisCHeller and @kenzienimmo on @TheView this morning. #VineOnTheView #KenzHarrisView #TheView

b8 Wed Feb 25 15:06:42 +0000 2015 - RT @TheView: .@kenzienimmo and @HarrisCHeller in REAL life 😊🎤 #theview #vineontheview https://t.co/6sQaQKUggc

7f Wed Dec 24 23:02:36 +0000 2014 - Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! http://t.co/GSRssFwhsd

cf Wed Nov 05 05:54:02 +0000 2014 - Congrats to my friend @Hutch4Nevada on his victory! Honored to introduce him at the #NewNevada Election Watch Party http://t.co/JTUC7rF7FT

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