12
OCT
2016

Another day, another Question 1 ad in Nevada (VIDEO)

by Christen Smith Nevadans for Background Checks — the state surrogate for former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s arsenal of gun control groups — released a new commercial Tuesday urging voters to support Question 1 in November. “The law requires criminal background...
08
OCT
2016

Battle over background checks in Nevada heads toward Nov. 8

By KEN RITTER – Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Both sides in a battle over a ballot measure to tighten gun background checks in Nevada say too many criminals have weapons. They disagree as they attempt to sway voters ahead of the Nov. 8 vote on whether a proposed...
07
OCT
2016

Background check ballot question fires up debate

by Heidi Kyser For its second televised roundtable discussion of questions on the Nevada ballot this November, Vegas PBS focused on No. 1, pertaining to background checks for gun purchses: Shall Chapter 202 of the Nevada Revised Statues be amended to prohibit, except in certain...
21
JUN
2016

Krasner wins Assembly District 26

By: Seth A. Richardson Lisa Krasner reigned supreme in the race for Assembly District 26, according to unofficial results from the Washoe County Registrar’s office. With all precincts reporting, Krasner bested Jason Guinasso in the race for outgoing Assemblyman Randy...
11
MAY
2016

After Loss, Cruz Works to Keep Supporters Engaged

by Patrick Svitek May 9, 2016: Ted Cruz is not done with the Republican presidential race yet. The Texas senator may have dropped out of the race last week, but he is working to ensure his supporters stay engaged through the Republican National Convention, where presumptive...
22
FEB
2016

In Uncertain Nevada Contest, Cruz Tests Message for West

Feb. 21, 2016: by Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune: With the South Carolina primary — and a disappointing third-place finish — behind him, Ted Cruz’s campaign is turning west, providing a brief respite from the increasingly high-stakes South and an opportunity to test out a...
03
FEB
2016

Paul drops out; where does his local support go?

AS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Las Vegas, there’s a fight brewing for Jacob Champion. Who? Jacob is a Rand Paul supporter. Today he lost his candidate. Paul suspended his campaign this morning, bowing to the reality that his run never gained traction. Monday night in Iowa, he...
27
MAR
2015

Nevada Elections 2016 Harry Reid: ‘I’m going to help’ Cortez Masto in Nevada race

Politico- Harry Reid may be retiring from the Senate, but back home in Nevada he’s still trying to play kingmaker. Shortly after announcing he’d step down at the end of his term, Reid indicated that he’s backing former Democratic state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto as...