Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Cortez Masto slams Laxalt for inspiring Jan. 6: ‘It is unforgivable’

BY: - October 7, 2022

With poll after poll showing her in a dead heat with Republican Adam Laxalt, Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto went on the offensive Thursday, holding a campaign event to highlight her challenger’s connection to election denialism and the Jan. 6 insurrection that resulted in the deaths of five police officers. “(Laxalt) has an extreme agenda […]

A former Clark commissioner and political family connections dot Southern Nevada regent races

BY: - October 7, 2022

The Nevada Board of Regents is a 13-member nonpartisan board that approves budgets and policies for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), which consists of four community colleges, two universities, one research institute and one state college. This November, there are five open seats — three districts (6, 7 and 13) in Southern Nevada […]

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The right to access abortion is on the ballot this November. Judge candidates carefully. 

BY: - October 7, 2022

We are living in a time of uncertainty as to the meaning of the US Constitution. It is unprecedented.    Law is a combination of federal and state constitutions, statutes, regulations, and ordinances.  The U.S. Constitution’s supremacy clause (Art VI) establishes that the federal Constitution takes precedence over state laws and even state constitutions. The Supreme […]

Public defender, prosecutor, and civil attorney vie in three-way special election 

BY: - October 6, 2022

Judge Michael Villani’s resignation in July created an opening in Clark County Department 17, which will be filled in a three-way special election race among attorney Adam Ganz, prosecutor Lindsey Moors and public defender Jennifer Schwartz. The winning candidate must receive only a plurality, not a majority.   Ganz, a civil litigator for 25 years who […]

Wilson gives Berkley a run for his money in Justice Court race

BY: - October 6, 2022

Max Berkley, candidate for Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Dept. 7, spent $180,000 in the June primary election to win 62,295 votes. “I spent $35,000 and we nearly tied,” says Amy Wilson, who came in about 3,300 votes shy of Berkley and will face him in the general election. “It was very close. I […]

COMMENTARY

Lombardo folds for Trump

BY: - October 6, 2022

During his debate with Gov. Steve Sisolak last weekend, Republican challenger Joe Lombardo was asked if he thought Donald Trump was a great president. “I wouldn’t use that adjective. I wouldn’t say great,” Lombardo responded. “I’d say he was a sound president.” Later that day, Lombardo’s campaign decided to use that adjective after all. The […]

Board of Regents races pit neighbor against neighbor, educator against educator

BY: - October 5, 2022

The Nevada Board of Regents is a 13-member nonpartisan board that approves budgets and policies for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), which consists of four community colleges, two universities, one research institute and one state college. This November there are five open seats — three districts (6, 7 and 13) in Southern Nevada […]

Nevada candidates hope to help Republicans retake House

BY: - October 4, 2022

Note: This is the first of two stories on the positions of candidates running in Nevada’s three competitive U.S. House seats. The second story will examine positions of the Democratic candidates. Republican congressional candidate Mark Robertson says his top priority is to the limit the federal government, no matter if it’s voting against child care […]

Sisolak, Lombardo trade barbs over abortion rights and who loves Nevada businesses more

BY: - October 3, 2022

At what is likely to be the only gubernatorial debate, Republican Joe Lombardo on Sunday stumbled to clarify his seemingly in-conflict positions on abortion rights, saying they are not at risk in Nevada but expressing support for certain restrictions that do not currently exist. The outgoing Clark County sheriff, who is challenging first-term Democratic Gov. […]

Ad campaign warns Marchant seeks to end early voting, vote by mail

BY: - September 29, 2022

A Democratic Association of Secretaries of State-backed group, which launched a wave of advertisements in battleground states, is investing nearly $6 million in Nevada to prevent Republican secretary of state candidate Jim Marchant, an election denier who has pushed conspiracy theories claiming voter fraud, from becoming the top election official.  The first Nevada ad, from […]

COMMENTARY

Chattah, Fiore, and Marchant disgrace and demean the entire state

BY: - September 29, 2022

If Sigal Chattah, Michele Fiore and Jim Marchant had any decency they’d apologize to the people of Nevada and withdraw their candidacies. People who have no business holding public office run for office all the time. Sometimes they even get elected. If Chattah, Fiore, and Marchant were only guilty of being bungling office-shoppers looking for […]

Question 1 would put equal rights into Nevada Constitution

BY: - September 29, 2022

Nevadans will vote on codifying equal rights in the state constitution this November through Question 1, which will guarantee that people can not be discriminated against based on “race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, ancestry, or national origin.” The constitutional amendment originated as Senate Joint Resolution 8 during the […]

Election 2022

Below are links to overviews of races and ballot questions on the Nevada and Clark County 2022 ballot. Stories will be updated, and new material added, as necessary. Share with your friends.

2022 Primary Voter Guide

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Deadlines

October 7

Sample ballots must be mailed out

October 19

Mail ballots must be distributed

October 22

Early voting begins

November 4

Early voting ends

November 8

Election day

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