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...
26
FEB
2016

Republican presidential campaigns gear up in Alaska for Super Tuesday

Alaska Dispatch News; Devin Kelly: Alaska Republicans will head to the polls next Tuesday to decide on a Republican nominee for president, one of 13 such contests being held around the country on “Super Tuesday.” Twenty-five delegates will be up for grabs in the Alaska Republican...
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...
06
FEB
2016

Caucuses: A wholly different campaign strategy

February 5, 2016; RGJ  Seth A. Richardson. Caucuses and primaries are vastly different processes. The voting is different, the voter is different and in many cases, like Nevada, campaigns have to develop specific strategies for how to best sell a candidate. Primaries are often...
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...
03
FEB
2016

POLL OF THE DAY: How the Nevada caucus works

BY ALEXANDRIA CANNITO WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD 2016 RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) — The Iowa caucus is in the books and now all eyes are on New Hampshire as we wait to see who voters pick on both the Democratic and Republican side. But Nevada is also playing a key role in...
19
AUG
2015

What Is the Matter With Nevada?

August 19, 2015 LAS VEGAS—Candidates make fewer trips here. Pollsters don’t poll here. And the state has no iconic cattle-call event like the Iowa State Fair to draw presidential hopefuls in droves and to drive national headlines. So what’s the matter with Nevada? It...
05
AUG
2015

All eyes on Trump in GOP presidential debate

Ray Hagar, RGJ, Reno, NV- Thursday’s nationally televised Republican presidential candidates’ debate could produce a record viewership, some Nevada political experts said. And the reason why is Donald Trump. “He is the star of the show,” said Eric Herzik,...