Supporters of a Republican-backed bill to scrap Nevada’s presidential caucuses for a secret-ballot primary in February argued Tuesday that the move would expand participation in choosing the nation’s president.
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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman easily won a second term Tuesday, holding off a ferocious challenge from Stavros Anthony. Incumbent council members in Las Vegas, as well as North Las Vegas and Henderson, also won decisively.
A false report of a man carrying a gun caused a brief disruption at a Henderson voting site Tuesday, police said.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, just four days after launching his 2016 White House bid, will visit Las Vegas on Saturday to promote himself as a “new kind of Republican” who’s for more personal freedom and less government intrusion in private lives.
After thousands of mailers, dozens of TV ads and weeks of campaigning, voters on Tuesday could decide more than two dozen City Council, mayoral and judicial seats in three of Nevada’s largest cities.
Sen. Rand Paul promised to be a different kind of Republican on Tuesday, launching a 2016 White House bid by saying he would stand up for individual freedoms that are being trampled by “the Washington machine.”
With the campaign clock ticking low, Oscar Goodman late last week decided to weigh in on behalf of his wife and Las Vegas mayoral successor Carolyn Goodman in her increasingly heated battle for re-election.
In some ways Tuesday’s municipal primary election looks like it did in 2011, at least in Las Vegas.
In theory, campaign donations and spending are public. But as one outside group’s spending in Henderson shows, it can be hard to figure out who’s really behind the money that fuels elections.
It’s not too early to stard handicapping the field in the 2016 U.S. Senate race.
Two voter ID measures moved out of the Nevada Assembly Legislative Operations and Elections Committee on Thursday without a recommendation.
Nevada would scrap its caucus system for a presidential preference primary under a bill considered Wednesday by a Senate committee.
Las Vegas is vying to be an official host site for a presidential debate on the 2016 campaign trail, the Convention and Visitors Authority announced Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent populist who may challenge Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, said if he runs it will be to take on “the billionaire class” getting richer while America’s middle class declines.
Plenty of people might run for retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s Senate seat, but not former U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., or the senator’s son, Rory Reid.
The front-runners in Las Vegas’ mayoral race got in their parting blows Monday night, squaring off for a fourth and final debate ahead of next week’s municipal primary election.
Potential GOP presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Saturday he was pleased with the announcement from U.S. Sen. Harry Reid that the Nevada Democrat will not run for another term.
Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement raises questions about the future of the powerful political organization he has used to keep an iron grip on the Nevada Democratic Party for a decade.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hasn’t officially said he’s running for the White House, yet he’s already got his eye on Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval as his potential vice presidential running mate.
North Las Vegas City Council candidate Matthew Anderson is running on the platform that a city in financial distress needs a businessman to help it bounce back, but the chiropractor has had his own financial hurdles, records show.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major figure from either party to announce a bid for the 2015 U.S. presidential election race.
The proposal to use tax funds to build a $200 million, 24,000-seat downtown soccer stadium might be dead, but the battle goes on in the Las Vegas mayoral race between front-runners Stavros Anthony and Carolyn Goodman.
The failed downtown soccer stadium project was very much on the minds of Las Vegans Saturday, the first day of early voting.