Democrats picked up two Nevada congressional seats on Tuesday, as state Sen. Ruben Kihuen defeated incumbent Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy in the 4th Congressional District, and Democrat Jacky Rosen defeated Republican Danny Tarkanian in the 3rd Congressional District.
Clark County voters turned out in strength this election season, with 62 percent of registered voters casting ballots. County spokesman Dan Kulin said things were mostly normal at polling places. But reports of poll worker intimidation surfaced at four valley high schools after polls closed.
Four Democratic incumbents on the Clark County Commission won re-election victories Tuesday night.
Clark County School District Trustee Deanna Wright was locked in a tight race but appeared headed to another four-year term, election results showed Tuesday night.
Four incumbents and two challengers were leading in judicial races in Las Vegas, according to early voting results posted Tuesday evening.
Clark County commissioners will have nearly 100 applications to choose from when they appoint three members to the new stadium authority board Nov. 15.
The Clark County School District has reached a new contract agreement with the Employee Support Education Association, ending months of negotiations over pay increases and health insurance costs for the district’s roughly 12,000 support staff members.
A judge denied a request Tuesday by the Donald Trump campaign to preserve ballots from several early voting sites in Southern Nevada because of alleged election violations.
The latest award caps off a total of roughly $40 million the Nevada Department of Education has received from the federal School Improvement Grant since 2010.
A new study argues that increasing Nevada public employee pension costs are eating up education funding for the state’s students.