Fourteen legislators ran uncontested in the Nov. 6 election, in addition to the five appointments. That means voters didn’t have a choice to pick 19 lawmakers in the general election.
Ramona Giwargis covered state government and politics for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from January 2018 to December 2018. She previously covered local politics all over California, including stops in her hometown of San Jose, Merced, Salinas and Eureka. Ramona is a graduate of San Jose State University and has won multiple awards for investigative journalism.
National Governors Association chairman Montana Gov. Steve Bullock stopped in Las Vegas on Wednesday to discuss an effort to create good-paying jobs, though the Democrat hesitated to give economic development advice to Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak.
The Nye County commission voted 4-1 to nominate Gregory Hafen II, who was also selected this week by the commissions of Lincoln and Clark counties, to take the Nevada Assembly 36 seat won by Denis Hof, the brothel owner who died before Election Day.
Paltry turnout has prompted the state to take another crack at forcing cities to hold municipal elections in even years.
Behind the barbed wire and concrete walls, Margaret Rudin claims systemic abuse at the hands of prison guards and medical staff, including a botched eye surgery that seriously impaired her vision.
Outgoing Nevada Treasurer Dan Schwartz will leave office with whopping gains in state investments and returns, but the outspoken Republican warned his successor of looming debts — including the “unrealistic” Raiders stadium.
Bobby Kennedy Jr., a longtime environmentalist and son of former presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, stopped in Las Vegas on Tuesday to launch a new organization dedicated to protecting one of nature’s most vital resources — water.
The results of a ballot recount on Monday affirmed Republican Keith Pickard the winner of a tight Nevada Senate race, shattering Democratic hopes of capturing a supermajority in the state Legislature.
Despite being dogged by a charge of soliciting a prostitute more than a decade ago, Clark County Republican Party acting Chair David Sajdak won a contentious chairman race by a landslide Tuesday night.
Despite being “retired,” former Senate leader Harry Reid remains the godfather of Nevada politics, a kingmaker whose name carries significant influence here.
Gov-elect Steve Sisolak will stay on the Clark County Commission until the end of the year, meaning he will appoint his replacement to the powerful legislative body.
Officials have started the search to fill a vacancy created when voters elected deceased brothel owner Dennis Hof to the Assembly District 36 seat.
At a roundtable meeting with reporters on Friday, Rosen discussed her plans as the Silver State’s next senator and the challenges of working in a divided Congress.
The stakes are high: Democrats must win the Henderson-based District 20 seat, held by outgoing Republican Michael Roberson, to secure a supermajority in the State Legislature.
Moments after her husband conceded his bid for Congress after months of scrutiny and attack ads, Amy Tarkanian took to the microphone and let loose.