Former U.S. Attorney Bill Maddox was elected district attorney in Storey County, Nev., The Nevada Appeal reported on Wednesday. He received nearly 58 percent of the vote, defeating Laura Grant, an assistant Storey County district attorney, who took home 42 percent.
Maddox, a former state district judge, served as U.S. Attorney for Nevada from 1985 to 1989. He entered private practice in 1990 and worked in the Carson City area for a decade. In 2000, Maddox was appointed to the state district court bench. He decided to step down in 2008 because of a work overload.
In the early 1980s, Maddox also served as a district attorney in Carson City.