Joe Heck

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U.S. Representative

Joe Heck (R)


Leadership: No leadership position
(subcommittees and past assignments)
Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

Primary challenge: No

Incumbent running: Yes

2012 candidates for NV-03

Confirmed: John Oceguera, Joe Heck
Possible: None so far
Out: None so far
(more info & editing for NV-03)
On the Web
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Joe Heck is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the third district of the State of Nevada, since 2011.


Positions, record and controversies

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"Commentary: Offshore, On the Record" 5/18/10

Joe Heck is supportive of offshore drilling. He has said that "offshore drilling remains an important part of the solution to reducing our dependence on foreign oil.”


"Americans for Prosperity Applauds US House Candidate Joe Heck" 5/4/10

Heck has recently signed the “No Climate Tax Pledge” which “[opposes] legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue.” He joins more than 400 lawmakers and candidates in signing the pledge.




"Team Heck: “Titus Dodges Debates”" 6/18/10

Heck said on a local program “Face to Face,”"I am committed to making sure our seniors have the benefits they are entitled to and that they’ve earned, whether it’s Social Security or Medicare. And it’s ludicrous on its face to think that me, as a physician, would want to see Medicare dissolved….”

"Titus: Lies About Healthcare, Lies About Heck" 4/13/10

Joe Heck’s campaign has responded to Titus’ claim that Heck wants to privatize Medicare. Heck claims that he opposes the healthcare bill because of the cuts to the Medicare program.

STEM Education

Research and Development

"Candid Candidate: An e-Interview with Joe Heck" 5/4/10

Heck believes that Nevada should become the leading state in R&D of renewable energy to help the nation rid its dependence on foreign oil. He also believes in the development of Thorium reactors in Yucca Mountain.

Science policy tracking by David Wan, SEA climate change intern


2010 elections

Money in politics

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Top Contributors to during the 2010 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
Votesane PAC$ 48,500
Las Vegas Sands$ 44,000
MGM Resorts International$ 29,118
Caesars Entertainment$ 22,022
Brady Industries$ 21,800
Robertsons Ready Mix$ 20,400
Station Casinos$ 18,200
Wynn Resorts$ 18,200
Ultimate Fighting Championship$ 17,100
Associated Builders & Contractors$ 15,000
Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' site.
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
Links to more campaign contribution information for Joe Heck
from the Center for Responsive Politics' site.
Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2008 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2008 election cycle Career totals

Committees and affiliations




DC office
  • 132 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-3252 Fax: 202- 225-2185
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