Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Democrat running for lieutenant governor, won the endorsement of the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee, but only after last-minute intervention by her biggest benefactor — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.
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CARSON CITY — Secretary of State Ross Miller has dismissed a complaint filed by the Clark County Republican Party against Controller Kim Wallin for allegedly misusing campaign funds.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison, a Republican running for lieutenant governor, is trying to siphon off some of the Hispanic vote in his campaign against Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Latina Democrat who’s popular among the Latino crowd.
Nevada GOP attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt on Wednesday pledged not to accept political gifts if elected and criticized his Democratic opponent, Ross Miller, for taking more than $70,000 in gifts while in office.
A proposal that could have cleared the way for Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen to seek a third term, and protect him from a lawsuit seeking his ouster, was rejected.
Saying “not all Joes are cut from the same cloth,” Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and promoted his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray at a raucous rally in Henderson. Earlier Wednesday, Biden told attendees at the annual NAACP conference in Las Vegas that it’s time to reverse the trend of states enacting new and restrictive laws that will make it difficult for people to vote.
State legislatures in the past few years have made more than 250 attempts to pass laws to roll back voting rights and 22 states have approved such laws, NAACP panelists said in Las Vegas on Tuesday, accusing Republicans of trying to quash the growing minority vote.
Nevada secretary of state investigators on Tuesday arrested a Las Vegas-area woman who is alleged to have registered to vote twice under a false name and now faces seven felony charges.
Congressional candidate Erin Bilbray on Tuesday kicked off a “Women for Bilbray” campaign in hopes of boosting female voter turnout she’ll need to defeat U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., in the November election.
A bid by Democrats to negate the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case on insurance coverage for birth control was blocked in the U.S. Senate last week.
Worries about expanding voter suppression efforts across the nation, particularly against African-American youth, is the main topic for the NAACP’s annual convention starting Saturday in Las Vegas.
A senior fellow of the CATO libertarian think tank criticized the proposed Nevada business margins tax in Reno on Tuesday, calling it “something that chokes off the start of new businesses.”
Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Las Vegas next week for an NAACP conference and to rally support for Erin Bilbray, the Democratic opponent of U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., her campaign confirmed on Tuesday.
Democrat Bob Goodman is back in Nevada this week and ready to accept campaign contributions and begin his long-shot effort to replace GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval in the November general election.
Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the southern border.
The Clark County Republican Party has a filed a complaint against State Controller Deborah Kim Wallin, alleging that she appears to be gaining financially from her campaign contributions.
A former candidate seeking the removal of Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen is motivated by “revenge” and the petition should be rejected, according to a court filing made Wednesday.
A low-key but high-stakes campaign is underway by opposing groups to win the hearts and minds of Nevada voters ahead of the general election and a critical vote on a margins tax to fund public education.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to confront a tide of minors from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. southern border, straining immigration resources and causing a political firestorm in Washington.
Joe Gloria worked for more than two decades as a voting machine technician before he was promoted last year to Clark County’s registrar of voters. So he knows a thing or two about the county’s $20 million touch-screen system.
At least at the polls in Nevada, state election officials say it’s the Democratic, not the Democrat, Party.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores of Las Vegas has parted ways with her campaign manager, Pete Hackeman, in the lieutenant governor’s race, one of the most competitive and closely watched on Nevada’s Nov. 4 ballot.
Lauren Scott, a civil rights activist and Air Force veteran who served during Operation Desert Storm, could soon become Nevada’s first openly transgender state legislator.
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