Wes Rice has been endorsed by almost every Endorsing Association & every elected leader in our community that is able to endorse because they know him well and trust him!



Wes Rice for Commissioner


Wes has received the endorsements of:

  • Congressman Mark Amodei

  • Former Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki

  • State Controller Ron Knecht

  • State Senator James Settelmeyer

  • Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler

  • Sheriff Ron Pierini

  • The Douglas County Sheriffs Association

  • Douglas County Constable Paul Gilbert

  • Nevada Republican State Chair, Michael McDonald

  • State Vice Chair and local businessman Jim DeGraffenreid

  • Douglas/Carson Valley Farm Bureau

  • South Tahoe Alliance of Resorts

  • Gold Star Mom Sally Wiley

  • East Fork Professional Firefighters Association

  • Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors

  • South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce

  • Nevada Firearms Coalition PAC

  • Tahoe Chamber

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U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei

“I support the big guy Wes Rice and I know he will be an excellent commissioner for Douglas County. He will work to maintain the conservative rural values we all love.”

Former Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki

“Wes is running for a tough job, but there is no doubt in my mind that his extensive professional and leadership experiences will uniquely enable him to tackle the challenges facing Douglas County with uncommon fortitude, decency and quiet wisdom.  He will be an exceptional Douglas County Commissioner, and I can’t wait to vote for him.”

Douglas County Deputies Endorsed Wes Rice

“Members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Protective Association voted to endorse Wesley Rice for District 4.”  Read the article.

State Senator James Settelmeyer

“I have known Wes for decades and have always known him to be a man of his word who works for the good of all.”

Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler

“I’m backing Wes because he is a man of complete integrity which he has proven over the years in my dealings with him.”




Michael McDonald, Nevada Republican State Chair

“Wes Rice is known as a voice of calm and reason, qualities he will bring with him to the County Commission.”



State Controller Ron Knecht

Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors

Tahoe Chamber


        The Douglas County Sheriffs Association




 Sheriff Ron Pierini


 South Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce

 Douglas Carson City Farm Bureau

Nevada Firearms Coalition PAC

Dear Mr. Rice,

  You are rated “A” by NVFAC’s PAC based on your responses to our candidate survey.  Feel free to use the attached logo in your campaign material.

  Survey results will be published on NVFACPAC.org on or about 1 October, in time for our members and concerned citizens to be informed before early voting starts.

  Thank you for your support of the Second Amendment, and good luck in your race!

Randy Mackie                                                                                                            Vice President Legislative Division

East Fork Professional Firefighters Association






 Gold Star Mother Sally Wiley

Jim Grant file photo | The Record-Courier
Jim Grant file photo | The Record-Courier








Here’s What People Like You Are Saying…

Patriotic American

Man of Integrity

Excellent Critical Thinking Skills

Great Guy

No One Better for the Job

Fantastic in that Position