Delving into the numbers from election 2014 turns up some interesting, or semi-interesting, facts.
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The people poked the mighty dragon that is the Nevada establishment. And the mighty dragon roared. And the Nevada establishment won again. The Education Initiative, or Question 3, was defeated by an overwhelming margin on Tuesday, 79 percent to 21 percent.
Now that the votes are counted and Republicans have taken over all constitutional offices, the state Senate and the state Assembly for the first time since 1929, the Democrats of the Silver State finally have a common agenda: a death with dignity law for Nevada!
Tomorrow is Election Day, which means replacing those annoying TV commercials with annoying Christmas commercials. But before we do, a few final thoughts before the voters who haven’t already cast votes head to the polls.
It all comes down to Tuesday.
One hundred and fifty years ago exactly, Nevada joined a nation riven by a bloody civil war, the outcome uncertain. And ever since, Nevada has lent its citizens, its resources and its territory to the nation and the world in times of crisis.
Early voting has been underway since Oct. 18, and thus far, 15.3 percent of all registered voters have voted early, by mail or by absentee ballot. There are three days left before early voting wraps up.
Republicans are beating Democrats in early-voting turnout. Here are five reasons why that might be so.
Rep. Steven Horsford, a Democrat, votes with the Democrats!
Is it really that super-hard for would-be members of the state Legislature to live in the districts they want to represent?
A doctor’s PAC ad claims Rep. Joe Heck is against “junk lawsuits.” But he and the Republican caucus voted for the mother of all junk lawsuits in voting to sue President Obama.
The Nevada state assemblyman — who died last week — was not a star in the Legislature. But he didn’t shy away from attacking big issues, even when he knew he probably wouldn’t succeed.
A photo snapped during a recent debate in a hot studio with a malfunctioning air conditioner has become campaign fundraising fodder.
Three lawmakers who served in the 2013 Legislature have died in the months since: Peggy Pierce, Joe Hogan and, today, Pete Livermore.
There may be a good reason the elites of the Nevada business community are so vehemently campaigning against The Education Initiative.
It was great this week to be able to see and hear — live and in person! — a potential candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in 2016.
In the confusing hours after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling holding Nevada’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, I threw a little Twitter praise toward the Coalition for the Preservation of Marriage.
Republicans are attacking lieutenant governor candidate Assemblywoman Lucy Flores for allegedly failing to properly report campaign expenditures.
It’s not that Nevada’s Republican state Senate candidates can’t debate their opponents; it’s that they’re choosing not to debate.
If pang of conscience prevents a person from performing his or her job in government, or upholding an oath to administer justice under the Constitution, that person needs to resign.
Give Nevada’s most strident opponent of gay marriage, Richard Ziser, credit for one thing at least: When he warned the 2009 Legislature that passing a domestic partnership law would undermine the state’s straights-only marriage policy, he was right.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today struck down Nevada’s constitutional and statutory bans on gay marriage.
As Election Day nears, rumors of a possible alternative to The Education Initiative keep surfacing. But what is it?
Did you hear that MGM Resorts International — purveyors of the M Life customer loyalty program — is suing a medical marijuana company calling itself “M’Life” on grounds of copyright infringement?
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