Below is a list of candidates who filed to run for office in the 2014 elections by the 5 p.m. Friday deadline. Judicial candidates filed in January. There won’t be an election for the Pahrump Town Board. Candidates in races with a political party are listed as (R) Republican (D) Democrat or (IAP) for Independent American Party, otherwise it is a non-partisan race. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order.
All countywide elected officials are running for office this year and two county commissioners, with a big field of candidates running for Nye County assessor and District 5 county commissioner.
Nye County commissioners Frank Carbone and Donna Cox voted against applying for a 2015 Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant to fund two narcotics detectives, a part-time office assistant and drug-buying money.
The Pahrump Regional Planning Commission last week recommended county commissioners pass a bill granting alternatives to paving parking lots and eliminating the separation requirements between residences and accessory buildings, but they wouldn’t vote on a bill exempting conditional use permits for hotels.
Nevada’s “Top Cop” made a stop in Pahrump this week.
Former Nye County Manager Rick Osborne and Bob Howard, a retiree who successfully pushed through a couple of major initiatives, filed to run for District 5 commissioner, making it a six-way race.
Deputy Public Administrator Robin Dorand-Rudolf said her office does everything according to the law handling the estates of residents who die unattended deaths.
Three additional suspects were arrested this week for allegedly trying to lure a 14-year-old female to meet them for sex through Facebook.
LAS VEGAS — Former Clark County Family Court Judge Nicholas Anthony Del Vecchio, who was removed from the bench by the Commission on Judicial Discipline after eight years in 2008, has filed to run against Nye County District Attorney Brian Kunzi.