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.

COMMENTARY

The FBI went to Trump’s house and Nevada Republicans couldn’t be happier

BY: - August 10, 2022

Just last month Trump was right here in Las Vegas preaching about how much he loves law enforcement.  But then law enforcement came to his house. The FBI reportedly went to Trump’s compound or lair or whatever it is in Florida to retrieve classified documents and materials that aren’t his to keep. To which the […]

Aguilar says ‘threat’ posed by ‘extremist’ Marchant ‘is very serious’

BY: - August 4, 2022

The race for Nevada secretary of state heated up this week after Nye County Commissioners appointed a new interim county clerk who is expected to pave the way for hand-counting paper ballots in the 2022 general election. On Tuesday, the Nye County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to appoint Mark Kampf, an election denier who […]

Kansas voters defeat abortion amendment in unexpected landslide

BY: and - August 3, 2022

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS — Kansas voters in a landslide Tuesday defeated a constitutional amendment that would have stripped residents of abortion rights, defying polling and political observers who expected a close result. The ballot measure was failing by a 60-40 margin late Tuesday after voters responded to an intense and costly campaign marked by dubious claims by amendment […]

Term limits still unclear, three decades after approval

BY: - July 27, 2022

Two municipal candidates would run afoul of Nevada's 12-year term limit law if they win reelection, but it's not clear what would happen if they do.

Election officials risk criminal charges under 31 new GOP-imposed penalties

BY: - July 26, 2022

Second in a two-part series. See part one here. Since the 2020 election, Iowa has enacted one new felony and two new misdemeanor offenses targeting election officials. The state’s omnibus election law, passed in 2021, criminalizes election officials who fail to perform their duties, don’t adequately maintain voter lists, or interfere with other people performing their […]

Judge’s comments reflect reality, say civil rights leaders 

BY: - July 21, 2022

Statements that District Judge Erika Ballou made from the bench about police “reflect the grim reality for African Americans in (the) United States and in Clark County,” says NAACP Las Vegas president Roxann McCoy.  In a court video, Ballou is heard admonishing a defendant alleged to have violated his parole by assaulting a police officer.  […]

Marchant’s fellow election denier finally makes it to Nevada – and then to jail in Colorado

BY: - July 14, 2022

In March, invoking election fraud conspiracies while urging Nye County commissioners to switch to all paper, hand-counted ballots, Nevada Republican candidate for secretary of state Jim Marchant was disappointed that one of his fellow election conspiracists couldn’t be there to make a presentation. The Colorado official, Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, had been indicted on […]

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Lombardo & Laxalt? Or Sisolak & Cortez Masto? Who wants Trump here more?

BY: - July 6, 2022

Donald Trump, who lost Nevada in both 2016 and 2020, is scheduled to be in Las Vegas campaigning for Republican gubernatorial candidate Joe Lombardo and GOP U.S. Senate candidate Adam Laxalt. Both candidates were endorsed by Trump in their primary races. The campaigns of their Democratic opponents, Gov. Steve Sisolak and Catherine Cortez Masto, were […]

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U.S. House members warned about disinformation in upcoming campaigns

BY: - June 27, 2022

WASHINGTON — Experts on election security warned lawmakers during a U.S. House Administration hearing last week of targeted disinformation campaigns that could occur in the upcoming midterm and presidential elections. The panel of witnesses also stressed to members of the subcommittee on elections the dangers of conspiracy groups and their reach in sowing disinformation about […]

McMahill wins sheriff’s race outright, and other down-ballot primary results

BY: - June 17, 2022

Below are primary election results for Clark County commission, judicial, and other county offices, along with results from several other down-ballot contests. Clark County Commission Dist. E Republican Jon Rider prevailed in the primary over Dennis Ayala by a margin of 30 points. Incumbent Tick Segerblom beat back a challenge from Jacob “Jake” Macias.  Segerblom, […]

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North Las Vegas ballot proposal seeks to rework restrictions on transitional housing

BY: - June 17, 2022

After failing to convince North Las Vegas council members to fix zoning restrictions that prevent the creation of transitional housing for people leaving prison, organizers are hoping to place it on the ballot for the 2022 midterm election. The city’s current policy requires that the facilities must be at least 1,500 feet from religious institutions, […]

COMMENTARY

Yes, actually, the January 6 hearings are more important than the price of gas

BY: - June 17, 2022

A rogues’ gallery of conspiracy-pushing celebrity wannabes, grifters, and mere garden-variety windsocks hoping to locate a good-paying government job without the help of a moral compass – all endorsed by or embracing Donald Trump – won their primaries in Nevada this week. For reasons none of them have explained, all of them promise that if […]

Election 2022

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May 28-June 10

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June 14

Primary Election

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November 8

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