The two state Senate recalls that could swing the control of the Legislature’s upper chamber were dealt a significant blow Thursday that could spell their end.
Colton Lochhead covers pot and politics for the Review-Journal, where he started as an intern covering crime and breaking news in 2012. Raised in Las Vegas, the life-long desert rat graduated from Bonanza High School before earning his journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a Republican, and Clark County Commission Vice Chair Chris Giunchigliani, a Democrat, filed candidacy paperwork Tuesday morning with the Nevada secretary of state’s office in Las Vegas.
The 11 expenditures in question span Jan. 3 to Aug. 8 of last year, after Hardy had left office. The Republican lost his 2016 re-election bid to Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen.
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.
A Democratic source close to U.S. Rep. Ruben Kihuen said the congressman is reconsidering his decision to step down, and is keeping “all options open.”
With the backing of the Senate Democratic Caucus, Melanie Scheible announces she will seek to replace Becky Harris in Senate District 9, representing the southwest corner of the Las Vegas Valley.
After saying he would donate his salary until education in Nevada was fixed last month, Democratic governor candidate Steve Sisolak on Monday rolled out his road map to get there.
Candidate filing opened with a flurry of activity Monday, setting the stage for contentious primaries in a crucial election year.
Candidates for most of Nevada’s nonjudicial offices, including U.S. Senate, Congress, governor and more, can file paperwork beginning today with the state or municipal elections office, depending on the seat they’re running for.
Nevada Treasurer and Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Schwartz is under fire after he reportedly belittled an opponent’s military experience.
“All I really know is being in prison, and that’s pretty normal for me now,” said Williams, who has served nearly 18 years in the Nevada prison system after killing six teenagers working on a roadside cleanup crew in a 2000 car crash.
The union said the endorsement came on the heels of a candidate forum, where members met with gubernatorial candidates.