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.
Gubernatorial hopeful Joey Gilbert: No regrets about Jan. 6
Joey Gilbert, the Reno attorney who wants to be the Republican choice for governor this year, says one of his opponents, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, refuses to talk about issues and is declining opportunities to debate, including one Thursday night in Reno. Lombardo has also turned down Gilbert’s invitation to debate later this month […]
Civil rights group, former lawmaker speak on bringing change to DA’s office
The deaths of Byron Williams, who died in police custody, and Jorge Gomez, who was fatally shot by officers, are still felt by the community and will most likely cast a shadow over the 2022 race for Clark County District Attorney. Both deaths, as well as the role District Attorney Steve Wolfson played in handling […]
Adam Laxalt, Trumpism and the Big Lie: A chronology
There are policy disagreements. There are campaign talking points. Then, there’s the Big Lie. Republicans have long pushed voter restriction laws and made dubious claims about voter fraud, but in the Trump era those flirtations escalated into the full-on conspiracy known as the Big Lie: the baseless allegation that widespread voter fraud has occurred in […]