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Nevada Supreme Court hears arguments over political flyers

CARSON CITY - An attorney for the conservative group Citizen Outreach told the Nevada Supreme Court on Monday that because political flyers distributed by the group criticizing a former lawmaker in 2010 did not contain the words “vote for” or “vote against,” they did not qualify as express advocacy requiring the reporting of who paid for them.

Detail in Nevada candidate spending reports varies

Nevada’s statewide candidates vary widely on how they report their campaign trail spending, with some detailing every coffee shop meeting, taco run and plane ticket and others reporting tens of thousands of dollars in spending simply as large credit card payments to the bank.