The governor joined other top state Democrats Tuesday in calling for Nevada to retire party-run caucuses to chose a presidential candidate and switch to primaries.
More than 105,000 people participated in the Nevada Democratic Party’s presidential caucuses, with most turning out during early voting. It was the second-highest turnout since the state moved to an early spot on the nominating calendar in 2008.
To win in Nevada, White House hopefuls still must oppose plans to build a repository for 110,000 metric tons of nuclear waste just 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid said in a statement Sunday that the Democratic Party should abandon caucuses everywhere and switch to primary elections to nominate the president instead.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has solidified a runaway victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses, as Nevada Democratic Party officials continued to count votes.
The former South Bend, Indiana, mayor’s campaign sent a letter to the state Democratic Party demanding it correct “errors and inconsistencies” during the caucus count.
Democrats put Nevada in the rearview mirror Saturday and looked ahead to future contests on the presidential calendar, a road map that now gets problematic for candidates seeking the party’s nomination.
U.S. Rep. Susie Lee, a Democrat who represents the congressional district that includes Henderson, caucused for former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who trailed in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday.
Here are images from Review-Journal photographers and reporters from more than 20 voting sites across Nevada.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders cruised to a commanding victory Saturday in the Nevada Democratic caucuses, cementing his status as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination heading into next week’s primary in South Carolina.
A Nevada GOP activist said he re-registered as a Democrat last weekend and offered Sen. Bernie Sanders as his first choice.
Results are still coming in, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has been declared the winner of the Nevada Democratic caucuses.
Elizabeth Warren told a campaign rally Friday in Las Vegas she’s ready to take on President Donald Trump, as Democratic presidential candidates campaigned around the state on the day before’s Nevada’s caucuses.