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Preceded by
Barbara Buckley


Succeeded by
John Moore

Jason Frierson


American Politician

Political party

Democratic Party

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Alma mater
University of Nevada, Reno William S. Boyd School of Law (UNLV)

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area, Nevada, United States

University of Nevada, Reno, William S. Boyd School of Law

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Jason Frierson, (born in 1970 in Los Angeles, California), is an American attorney and politician and who is the Speaker and a Democratic member of the Nevada Assembly. In 79th session of the assembly, members elected Frierson to the position of speaker. Frierson returned to the assembly in 2016 election after defeating Republican Norm Ross, and incumbent Republican-turned-Libertarian incumbent John Moore with 56% of the votes. He has served in the assembly from February 7, 2011 to 2014, when he was defeated by John Moore by 40 votes. representing District 8. Frierson is a member of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.


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Frierson earned his BS from the University of Nevada, Reno and his JD from the William S. Boyd School of Law.


  • 2014 He was defeated by John Moore with a narrow margin of only 40 votes. He won 49.76% of the votes, while Moore won 50.24%.
  • 2012 Frierson won the June 12, 2012 Democratic Primary with 761 votes (67.58%), and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 11,550 votes (61.00%) against Republican nominee Arthur Martinez.
  • 2010 When Democratic Assemblywoman Barbara Buckley retired from the Assembly because she was term limited and left the District 26 seat open, Frierson won the three-way June 8, 2010 Democratic Primary with 586 votes (48.83%), and won the three-way November 2, 2010 General election with 3,853 votes (58.31%) against Republican nominee Joe Egan and Independent American candidate Stacey Gonzales.
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