It should come as no surprise that Las Vegas promises to have the glitziest election matchup among more than a dozen races spread across three cities as campaign season officially begins Tuesday.
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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.
Political consultant David Thomas retained his nickname as “judge maker” on election night despite one judicial candidate’s claim that Thomas had offered a bribe to protect incumbent Judge Rob Bare.
The Republican sweep that put the GOP firmly in charge of Nevada’s state government and the Legislature while ousting a Democratic congressman was no fluke.
The Democrats swept all three Clark County Commission races, but the Republican tide certainly made two of the three incumbents look more vulnerable.
The new Nevada Senate Republican majority wasted no time in making their leadership decisions for the 2015 legislative session, naming Sen. Michael Roberson of Las Vegas the majority leader after a meeting Wednesday.
A Station Casinos-backed Indian tribe lost its California ballot referendum Tuesday, leaving a casino project on a site near Fresno in limbo.
Supporters of federal legalization of Internet gaming could be the biggest losers following the 2014 midterm elections, according to analysts.
As Republicans were taking a victory lap after scoring the U.S. Senate majority in midterm elections, Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada on Wednesday confirmed he will seek to lead the GOP effort to keep the majority in 2016.
The 45.51 percent voter turnout in Tuesday’s general election is the lowest reported in Nevada going back to at least 1978, the secretary of state’s office said Wednesday.
Now that Campaign 2014 is in the books, the victors have brushed confetti from their lapels and the vanquished have wrapped up the final stanza of the “Also-ran Blues.”
Las Vegas police Assistant Sheriff Joe Lombardo was leading retired Capt. Larry Burns in the race for Clark County sheriff with 51 percent of the votes as elections officials continued to tally Tuesday night. If Lombardo holds his lead, he will win the right to replace his biggest supporter, outgoing Sheriff Doug Gillespie.
Two Clark County Family Court judges were defeated on Tuesday, although voters favored incumbents in most of the judicial races.
Voters didn’t agree with the Clark County School Board on its pick to replace the former District D trustee. Constituents voted out appointee Stavan Corbett, who resigned from the Nevada State Board of Education in December 2013 to finish Lorraine Alderman’s term and was seeking his own four-year term beginning next year.
The Republican tide that swept across the nation and much of Nevada failed to catch on Tuesday in Clark County, where three Democratic county commissioners and all other county elected officials appeared to be heading toward re-election over any GOP challengers.
Republicans took control of the Nevada Legislature for the first time in decades Tuesday, handing GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval a huge political victory as he begins his second term and focuses on an agenda that includes education reform and school choice.