Tick Segerblom

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Tick Segerblom
Member of the Clark County Commission
from District E
Assumed office
January 1, 2019
Preceded by Chris Giunchigliani
Member of the Nevada Senate
from the 3rd district
In office
February 4, 2013 December 4, 2018
Preceded by Valerie Wiener
Succeeded by Chris Brooks
Member of the Nevada Assembly
from the 9th district
In office
January 1, 2007 January 7, 2013
Preceded by Chris Giunchigliani
Succeeded by Andrew Martin
Personal details
Born
Richard L. Segerblom

(1948-08-04) August 4, 1948 (age 71)
Boulder City, Nevada, U.S.
Political party Democratic (1988–present)
Spouse(s)Sharon Segerblom
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Alma mater Pomona College
University of Denver
Website Campaign website

Richard “Tick” L. Segerblom (born August 4, 1948) is an American attorney and politician. First elected to the Nevada Assembly to represent Assembly District 9 in 2006, he was elected to the Nevada Senate in 2012 to represent Senate District 3. [1] In 2019 he was elected to be the Clark County Commissioner of District E. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

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Segerblom is a fourth generation Nevada representative. His mother, Gene Segerblom (née Wines), served in the Nevada Assembly from 1992 through 2000 and was a member of the Boulder City Council. His grandmother, Hazel Wines (née Bell), served in the Nevada Assembly from 1934 - 1936 representing Humboldt County. Segerblom's great-grandfather was William "Johnny" Bell representing Humboldt County from 1906 to 1914 in the Nevada Senate. Segerblom was Chairman of the Nevada Democratic Party from 1990 to 1994.

As a Clark County Commissioner, Segerblom represents District E which includes a part of the City of Las Vegas in downtown as well as East Las Vegas. As a Senator, Segerblom represented Senate District 3 which 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.

Segerblom said that if no other Democrat ran for Governor of Nevada against incumbent Republican Brian Sandoval in the 2014 election, he would. [2] However, he declined to run.

Segerblom is most well known for being one of the champions of legalizing recreational marijuana in Nevada.


Personal

Seberblom was given his nickname "Tick" from a bout of hiccups when he was a kid. [3]

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References

  1. "Many New Faces In Nevada Legislature For 2013", Las Vegas Informer, November 9, 2012.
  2. Myers, Laura (November 30, 2013). "Incumbents get ready to run". Las Vegas Review-Journal . Retrieved December 1, 2013.
  3. "Talking With a Man Named Tick". Las Vegas Weekly. April 10, 2013. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Giunchigliani
Member of the Clark County Commission
from District E

2019–present
Incumbent