Four hours after polls closed in Nevada, Clark County voters had no idea who would win races up and down the ballot.
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.
Democrat Susie Lee defeated opponent Danny Tarkanian to win Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District, a battleground race that attracted national attention and millions of dollars in outside spending.
Nevada voters sent U.S. Sen. Dean Heller home, replacing the Republican with a Democratic newcomer and sending a rebuke to President Donald Trump.
The big day is here: Nevadans across the state will head to the polls on Tuesday to make decisions that could reshape the national political landscape.
A man running for Nevada governor was locked in a Pahrump prison for nearly two years. Another gubernatorial candidate was arrested as a teenager for DUI and assaulting a police officer. And an attorney general candidate was arrested four times for public intoxication and theft.
More than 550,000 of those have come from in person early-voting, according to numbers from the Nevada secretary of state’s office, far surpassing the turnout of past midterm election years like 2014 (267,000) and 2010 (379,707).
Donald Trump Jr. ended a daylong tour of Nevada inside a dimly lit honky-tonk bar on Friday by hurling insults at Democrats and touting his father’s accomplishments since taking the White House.
A star-studded lineup took to the stage in downtown Las Vegas during First Friday, urging voters to take advantage of the last few hours of early voting and to drag their friends to polls on Tuesday.
Like Cox, some campaign operatives came to Nevada thinking it would be for one election — but couldn’t leave.
From top Washington lawmakers to celebrities from Las Vegas, a parade of famous figures continue to stream through Nevada to push for their candidates.
A lack of state oversight and potential fraud has led to $2.1 million in overpayments to providers of homes for Nevada’s mentally ill residents, a state audit revealed.
During a Las Vegas campaign stop Monday, Eric Trump defended his father’s sharp words and cautioned that a Democratic-controlled Congress would lead to “anarchy.”
“There is no place in America for violence or anti-Semitism and this evil must end,” said Vice President Mike Pence, who spoke at a Las Vegas rally for congressional candidate Cresent Hardy. He later traveled to Reno to stump for Sen. Dean Heller and gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt.
Eric Trump, President Donald Trump’s middle son, and his wife Lara will be in Las Vegas Monday for a get out to vote rally to drum up support for Republican congressional candidate Cresent Hardy.
Lindsey Graham told voters during a campaign stop Friday that Dean Heller, his Republican Senate colleague, deserves to go back to Washington because he voted for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.