Nevada’s historic Nov. 4 election is official. Catherine Lu, an aide to Secretary of State Ross Miller, said the Nevada Supreme Court certified election results on Tuesday.
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Nevada Nuclear Projects Agency chief Robert Halstead says he’s been assured that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., remain opposed to the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project.
Washoe County election officials say a recount has upheld Assemblyman Randy Kirner’s 11-vote victory over fellow Republican Lisa Krasner.
Local Democratic and Republican officials figure that the red wave that just swept congressional and Nevada legislative and constitutional races probably will reach next year’s municipal elections for city councils, though most Democrats who plan to seek re-election say they don’t expect much impact on their races.
RENO — Voter turnout might have been horrendous in the recent election, but a stampede of residents is seeking a vacant Reno City Council seat.
Election officials in Washoe County are going forward with a recount in an Assembly race after a judge rejected a legal challenge by incumbent Republican Randy Kirner.
A campaign ad for District Judge Doug Smith, who was re-elected Nov. 4, indicated he was endorsed by five state agencies. But those agencies did not endorse him and, in fact, do not make political endorsements.
Cresent Hardy was one of 57 of the freshest faces on Capitol Hill packed into a meeting room on Wednesday, newly elected members of Congress taking part in the traditional lottery to claim office space for their freshman year.
Another Nevada Republican took himself out of the running Tuesday for U.S. Senate in 2016. Rep. Mark Amodei said he does not plan to challenge incumbent Democrat Sen. Harry Reid.
A Northern Nevada Assembly candidate who lost her race by 11 votes has requested a recount.
Rep. Steven Horsford said Monday he is open to making a comeback bid for Congress in 2016 but plans first to ask voters in his Nevada district why he lost the job this month.
Republicans passed over Sen. Dean Heller for the job of protecting their new majority in the U.S. Senate.
Pressed by Republicans in Washington to run against Sen. Harry Reid, Gov. Brian Sandoval shrugged off the idea on Wednesday, at least for the time being.
Sen. Harry Reid struck a note of conciliation on Wednesday in his first public remarks since Democrats lost control of the U.S. Senate and he was unseated as majority leader on Election Day this past week.
Proponents of expanding gun background checks in Nevada said Tuesday they have more than twice the number of signatures needed to put the issue on the 2016 ballot.
The Nevada Democratic Party said Monday it plans a review to determine “what went wrong in 2014” elections in which Republicans swept to power, winning all the state’s top offices and taking control of the Legislature.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval was Nevada’s biggest winner in Tuesday’s election — and not just because he earned another four years in office in a landslide victory with more than 70 percent of the vote.
A critical Republican vote in the Nevada Senate rests in the hands of the all-Democratic Clark County Commission.
Washington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns, a victory for advocates of stricter gun laws who say they will use the momentum from this win to pursue similar measures in other states, including Nevada.
Victorious Republicans and tea party supporters sang their version of “Let’s Work Together” Thursday, but someone forgot to send Cindy Lake a copy of the lyrics.
Republicans have achieved statewide power like nothing they’ve seen since the Depression, and the combination of a GOP-controlled Nevada Senate, Assembly and governor’s seat promises outcomes unlike any other in recent memory.
The state Supreme Court is wasting no time in moving forward with the creation of an intermediate court of appeals following voter approval of Question 1 on Tuesday.
With the midterm elections out of the way, the 2016 presidential race will quickly take over the national political spotlight.
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