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Jerry A. Wiese

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Jerry A. Wiese
Current Court Information:
Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court
Title:   Judge
Position:   Dept. 30
Active:   2010-2021
Past position:   Attorney in private practice
Past term:   1994-2014
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Brigham Young University, 1991
Law School:   University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1994
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Eighth District Court
Position:  Dept. 30
State:  Nevada
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  6/10/2014
Election date:  11/4/2014

Jerry A. Wiese is a judge on the Eighth District Court in Nevada. He was first elected in 2010.[1] He ran for re-election in 2014, winning a new term that expires on January 3, 2021.[2][3]



See also: Nevada judicial elections, 2014
Wiese ran for re-election to the Eighth Judicial District Court.
General: He faced Jeffrey S. Rugg in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]


Wiese won 31.19% in the primary for the Eighth Judicial District Court. He defeated Michael D. Davidson in the general election, winning 50.07% of the vote.[4][5]

Main article: Nevada judicial elections, 2010

2013 judicial performance evaluation

In 2013, the Las Vegas Review-Journal sponsored a survey of 902 lawyers who rated Nevada Supreme Court justices and judges located in Clark County. 80% of respondents voted in favor of keeping Wiese on the bench. The average vote in favor of retention for all 88 judges evaluated was 71%.[6]


Wiese graduated from Rancho High School and earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Brigham Young University in 1991. He received his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1994.[1]


Prior to his election to the bench, Wiese practiced law in the private sector from 1994 until 2010.[1]

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