The Yomba Shoshone Tribe had difficulty getting an in-person polling location for the 2022 midterms. Tribes across Nevada and Indian Country face barriers in accessing the voting booth.
The Nevada Republican Party did not have a “red wave.” Why? Election deniers on the ticket and division within the party, in part.
The Nevada Supreme Court turned away the ACLU of Nevada, which sought to stop the post-election hand counting of Nye County ballots.
Clerk Mark Kampf is running an “experiment” in hand counting 2022 midterms ballots.
In early returns Thursday, state voters were supporting all three statewide ballot questions, including one to overhaul Nevada’s partisan primary system. But the majority of Nye County voters cast choices against them.
Nye Sheriff’s Deputy Joe McGill leads incumbent Sharon Wehrly with 63 percent of the votes so far. Wehrly’s two terms have been marred by several controversies revealed by the media.
Results will likely be delayed because of mail ballots, hand counting
The ACLU of Nevada filed a complaint with the Nevada secretary of state’s office, alleging an armed, partisan individual kicked out an observer watching the hand-count process.
Nye County officials vowed to reshape their plan and seek another go-ahead from the state Supreme Court after justices ruled that counting methods used violated rules they set.
Campaign finance reports show Democrats also outspent Republicans, but it’s not clear if fundraising prowess will mean success at the ballot box.
The largest teachers union in Nevada announced that it would not make an endorsement in the gubernatorial race between Gov. Steve Sisolak and Sheriff Joe Lombardo.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Nye County in an attempt to block its ballot hand-counting procedures.
A Carson City District Court judge denied a challenge from a progressive group to block hand counting ballots in Nevada.
Gov. Steve Sisolak and Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discussed water, affordable housing and development.
Republicans who oppose abortion vow they would nonetheless protect Nevada’s statute guaranteeing abortion rights if faced with a federal bill to ban the practice nationwide.