Republican activist and political consultant Tony Dane’s attorney is sharply denying that Dane illegally funneled conduit contributions to his political action committee through his political consulting company.
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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.
Massachusetts voters saved the state’s fledgling casino industry Tuesday by overwhelming rejecting a ballot referendum that would have tossed a three-year-old gaming law.
In a stunning election, Nevada Republicans swept top state offices Tuesday and ousted U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., as they took control of the state Senate and the Assembly in a low-turnout election marked by greater GOP enthusiasm and Democratic disaffection.
Republicans grabbed the keys from Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday as they swept into control of the U.S. Senate.
Republicans claimed a commanding majority in the House on Tuesday, pushing their dominance to near-historic levels as they dispatched the last white Democrats in the South and made inroads in Democratic strongholds nationwide.
It’s been a mostly quiet Election Day across Clark County. More than 34,000 registered voters had cast a ballot by 10:30 a.m., right about in line with the lackluster mid-morning voter tallies seen in past midterm elections.
The election this year isn’t very sexy. But plenty is in play as voters go to the polls.
On the eve of Election Day and in the midst of trial, a Clark County juror said she spotted defendant Raymond James “Jim” Duensing’s name on a sample ballot. She did: He’s running for DA and faces three felony charges.
When it comes to attempting to defeat Question 3, better known as the margin tax, the beat goes on and the hits keep coming.
Use our voter guide to help you make informed choices when you go to the polls on Tuesday. Voting opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 7 p.m.
In two Assembly races, separate court rulings that have found the Democratic candidates ineligible because they failed to meet residency requirements added another dimension to the final push for votes on Monday, the eve of the election.
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.
A pre-election feud between U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and the Democratic Senate hopeful in South Dakota came to a head on Friday when the candidate, Rick Weiland, called for the Nevadan to be replaced as Senate party leader.
Nevada voters will go to the polls Tuesday to pick the state’s top constitutional officers, its four members of Congress, legislators, judges, county commissioners, clerks, sheriffs and more in the midterm election.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is not on the ballot this year but few have more riding on the outcome of Tuesday’s elections than the majority leader from Nevada. The results could determine the path forward for the veteran Senate leader in the autumn of a long career.