|Preceded by Sheila Leslie|
Name Teresa Benitez-Thompson
Role American Politician
|Spouse(s) Jeff Thompson|
Party Democratic Party
|Full Name Teresa Francisca Benitez|
Born July 25, 1978 (age 37) Ventura, California, U.S. (1978-07-25)
Political party Democratic (1998–present)
Alma mater University of Michigan University of Nevada, Reno
Residence Reno, Nevada, United States
Education University of Michigan, University of Nevada, Reno
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Teresa Francisca Benitez-Thompson (born July 25, 1978) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Nevada Assembly since February 7, 2011 representing District 27. She was crowned Miss Nevada 2002 and placed third runner-up at the Miss America 2003 pageant.
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- Personal life
On December 4, 2013, Benitez-Thompson was endorsed by Harry Reid and Richard Bryan for her re-election campaign in 2014.
Benitez-Thompson earned her B.A. from the University of Nevada, Reno and her master's degree in social work from the University of Michigan.
Benitez-Thompson is married to KOLO-TV chief meteorologist, former KRNV-DT chief meteorologist and former KTVN meteorologist Jeff Thompson and has 3 children.