About two weeks after the Oct. 1 shooting, Democratic candidate for governor Steve Sisolak received a $2,500 donation from from a gun range that specializes in letting patrons fire automatic weapons.
The Nevada Democrat had said in December he would not run again for the state’s 4th Congressional District after women accused him of sexual harassment. In recent weeks, he had been reconsidering his options, but he did not file candidacy papers as of Friday’s deadline.
The second and final week of candidate filings started with one of the biggest names in the 2018 election making his run official.
Today begins Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government and freedom of information, and the Review-Journal is publishing several stories about the importance of government transparency.
Heller had planned to file with the Nevada secretary of state’s office on Monday. The appointment was rescheduled so that he could return to Washington D.C. earlier than planned “because of votes,” his campaign manager said.
Nevada’s candidate filing period continued Tuesday brought with some unexpected twists with dozens of candidates entering hotly contested Assembly races and crowded federal elections.