Sisolak celebrates bills that expand voting access during ceremonial signing
Nevada Supreme Court upholds narrow victory in Clark County Commission race
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GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham looking to attend Laxalt Basque Fry as former AG eyes Senate race
May 27th, 2021 - 6:00am
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Wednesday he hopes to attend former Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s Basque Fry in August as Senate Republicans hope to win back the majority in the midterm elections by focusing on conservative issues that they argue resonate with Latinos in Nevada and other swing states.
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Lawmakers review price tags of expanded mail voting, earlier presidential primary bills
May 25th, 2021 - 3:09pm
The three bills were heard Tuesday morning during a meeting of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee, with Democratic lawmakers and progressive groups heralding the measures as ways that the state can make it easier to vote, but with Republicans questioning the proposed costs and benefits of several of the bills.
Legislature dismisses final 2020 election contest against Democratic assemblywoman
May 24th, 2021 - 9:30am
Three Assembly members — Steve Yeager (D-Las Vegas), Sandra Jauregui (D-Las Vegas) and Tom Roberts (R-Las Vegas) — met as a somewhat rare election contest committee last week to hear and recommend dismissal of an official challenge by former Assembly Republican candidate Cherlyn Arrington, who lost her bid to Democrat Elaine Marzola by nearly 1,200 votes in the 2020 election.
North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee announces run for governor as Republican, weeks after switching parties
Democrat, former Athletic Commissioner Aguilar jumps in race for secretary of state
May 11th, 2021 - 10:14am
Aguilar, a Democrat, rolled out his campaign on Tuesday touting endorsements from a host of high-profile Democrats and education advocates, including former Secretary of State Ross Miller, Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall, philanthropist Beverly Rodgers and tennis legend Andre Agassi. (Aguilar previously worked as general counsel for Agassi’s management company, Agassi Graf.)
Rep. Dina Titus denies she is aiming for ambassadorship, signals support for death penalty repeal
Follow the money: Breaking down $2.8 million in combined legislative campaign spending from major industries
Follow the Money: Tracking more than $330,000 in legislative campaign donations from the mining industry
Cegavske: No 'evidentiary support’ among NV GOP claims that 2020 election was plagued by widespread fraud
April 21st, 2021 - 5:59pm
“Our investigation revealed that these allegations and others are based largely upon an incomplete assessment of voter registration records and lack of information concerning the processes by which these records are compiled and maintained,” Deputy Secretary of State Mark Wlaschin wrote in a response letter.
Nevada Democrats report $453,000 in March fundraising
April 21st, 2021 - 2:00am
Following intra-party turmoil over the election of party leaders backed by the Democratic Socialists of America, the Nevada Democratic Party raised nearly $453,000 in March, including more than $370,000 from small-dollar donors, according to the party’s disclosure filed late Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.
Follow the Money: Energy industry donors contributed more than $400,000 to lawmakers ahead of 2021 session
Cortez Masto, Lee top prior first-quarter fundraising tallies as congressional campaigns eye 2022 midterms
Rosen raises $340,000 in the first quarter
Rep. Steven Horsford announces $363,000 in first quarter fundraising
Rep. Susie Lee reports raising more than $600,000 through first quarter of 2021
Follow the Money: Tracking more than $607,000 in legislative campaign contributions from lawyers, legal groups
Nevada Republicans vote to censure SOS Cegavske over voter fraud allegations
April 10th, 2021 - 4:50pm
Members of the central committee voted to approve the censure on a 126-112 vote on Saturday during the party’s spring meeting in Carson City, sources told The Nevada Independent. The censure also banned Cegavske from party membership, endorsements or resources for “the intense dishonor her failures brought upon the Nevada Republican Party.”