U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, who has a ready network of libertarian-minded supporters in Nevada, is gearing up for a possible presidential run with 2015 the target date to announce his plans.
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On Wednesday in Reno, the widows of two GOP icons in Nevada are holding a fundraiser for Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat running for attorney general.
Nevada Assembly candidate Gary Fisher made a choice not to respond to anonymous and apparently illegal mailers and phone calls that resurrected his past battling drugs and alcohol, and it might have cost him a primary election win.
Robert “Bob” Goodman is the Democratic nominee for governor of Nevada even though he placed second behind “none of the above” in last week’s primary. Still, he an optimist as well as a politician.
Gov. Brian Sandoval followed the standard advice to write about what you know and delivered his best speech ever by all accounts, sharing the kindness and wisdom of the self-effacing gaming attorney Bob Faiss.
A Democratic candidate for Henderson constable put in little 15031 for his primary win, leaving it to a higher power to capture victory Tuesday.
Rep. Joe Heck of Nevada says President Barack Obama should speak out to discourage families in Latin America from sending their children unaccompanied to the U.S. in hopes they’ll be allowed to stay, but Democratic challenger Erin Bilbray says the nation should take a humanitarian approach to the problem.
Niger Innis cries foul because Monroe pulled 22 percent of Congressional District 4 vote without lifting a finger, possibly costing him the GOP nomination.
Las Vegas judicial candidate John Watkins filed a complaint with the secretary of state’s office against longtime political mischief-maker Tony Dane.
Clark County election officials scrambled late Tuesday night to retrieve the electronic ballots of 127 voters that were left behind when polls closed at the Las Vegas Academy.
All of Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval’s endorsed candidates won their primary elections Tuesday over an array of tea party contenders, outsiders and uber-conservatives challenging the establishment.
Tuesday’s primary election had the second-lowest voter turnout in Clark County history, 15.79 percent.
The stunning primary election defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R- Va., Tuesday removed one of Sheldon Adelson’s closest Capitol Hill allies from office.
In what appeared to be a protest vote over the lack of a strong challenger to GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval, more Democrats opted for “None Of These Candidates” over the eight actual individuals running for the party nomination.
The 10 contested judicial races on the primary ballot offered few surprises Tuesday, but one Family Court race took an interesting turn. Incomplete results showed former Family Court Judge Lisa Brown leading the Department T race. Las Vegas attorney Maria Maskall followed, narrowly ahead of incumbent Gayle Nathan, who was elected in 2010.
Of the three Clark County School Board seats in the Tuesday primaries, only one race proved to be close. The top two nonpartisan candidates advancing to the general election in District G were at odds long before they filed for the office, which represents southeast Las Vegas and part of Henderson.
All three incumbent Clark County commissioners enjoyed wide leads over their opponents in the Democratic primary Tuesday, easily advancing to the general election.
If the general election resembles Tuesday’s primary, it could soon be the Joe Lombardo show at Metro. But Larry Burns is about to turn up the pressure.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison won a hard-fought GOP primary against Sue Lowden on Tuesday to advance as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in November.
The outcome of the three critical seats which decide which party controls the Nevada Senate won’t be decided until November, but early primary results Tuesday night showed that the Republican efforts to handpick primary candidates in two swing seats succeeded.
Republican Assemblyman Cresent Hardy won Tuesday’s hottest congressional primary, beating his tea party opponent Niger Innis by about 10 percentage points.
Meager voter turnout totals for the primary election might have broken Clark County’s 2008 all-time low turnout record of 14.76 percent, but it was too soon to tell late Tuesday night because of an incomplete report from one polling site.
Although Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is assured of re-election this year, the stakes are still high for the state’s Republican leader in Tuesday’s primary.