HENDERSON, Nev. – Henderson Mayor Debra March along with her colleagues Henderson City Councilmen John Marz and Dan Shaw announced their endorsement of Steve Rice for the Ward III City Council seat being vacated by Marz.
“Misconceptions about who we endorse have begun circulating, but please don’t be misled. We want to make it perfectly clear – Steve Rice has our support in the Ward 3 race,” March, Marz and Shaw said in a joint statement. “We’ve known Steve for decades and witnessed the tremendous personal time investment he has made to various Henderson charities and causes. His even temperament and keen business sense will be a tremendous asset to the city.”
Born and raised in Southern Nevada, Steve Rice first moved to Henderson in 1996. He attended Chaparral High School and then UNLV, first as a music major on scholarship and then as an accounting major in the College of Business. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from UNLV, he attended UCLA School of Law and went on to practice law in Los Angeles for six years. Rice moved back to Clark County in 1989 and joined the law firm of Jones, Jones, Close & Brown as a transactional real estate attorney. He received his Master of Law in Taxation from the University of San Diego. In 2004, he founded his namesake law firm, and he continues to work as a leading commercial real estate and business attorney.
Filing takes place in March 2022 and the Primary Election will be held on June 14, 2022. Candidates in Henderson run at-large for the nonpartisan council seats and all voters are eligible to cast ballots in the Primary. For more information, please visit VoteSteveRice.com.