Longtime Labor Leader Elected to Represent Working Families in Northern Nevada

Immediate Release

Sparks, NV — Former Assemblyman Richard “Skip” Daly has secured enough votes to win election to the Nevada Senate, has declared victory over his Republican opponent, and becomes Senator-elect. Senator-elect Daly will assume the seat of retired Senator Julia Ratti.

“I want to thank the voters for placing their trust in me to represent Northern Nevada in the State Senate. Northern Nevada and Washoe County need greater access to housing that is affordable, health care that doesn’t break the bank, and more good-paying jobs. I look forward to tackling these issues and more over the next four years.”

— Senator-elect Richard “Skip” Daly

“Senator-elect Skip Daly is an experienced legislator, a fighter for working people, and a trusted colleague. I am excited to welcome him to the State Senate,” said Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro. She continued, “Senator-elect Daly will be a strong voice for Northern Nevada and will help our caucus make the Silver State more liveable for everyone. Senator-elect Daly knows what it takes to get the job done and I know he is looking forward to the task.”

Senator-elect Richard “Skip” Daly previously served four terms in the Nevada Assembly where he served on the committees of Commerce and Labor, Government Affairs, Judiciary, Natural Resources, and Legislative Operations and Elections. Senator-elect Daly began his career as a journeyman laborer before becoming the Business Manager and Secretary/Treasurer for Laborers’ Union Local 169. A lifelong Nevadan, Senator-elect Daly has been married to his wife, Lisa, for over 35 years. Together they have two children, Sara and Brian.



Greg Lademann
Executive Director, Nevada Senate Democratic Caucus