Danny Tarkanian is the Republican candidate for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District.
Tarkanian ran for the seat two years ago and ended up losing in a race against Jacky Rosen. He also was running against U.S. Sen. Dean Heller in the primary before deciding to run for the House of Representatives seat. In 2012, Tarkanian ran against Steven Horsford for the 4th Congressional District seat. Tarkanian has also run for various state offices.
Tarkanian practiced law for seven years and founded the Tarkanian Basketball Academy. Tarkanian is the son of famed UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian. His wife, Lois, is on the Las Vegas City Council.