The G3Wire- June 10, 2022

Election Update

Today is the last day of early voting for the Nevada primary election. So far in Clark County, 138,000 have voted- 81,000 mail and 57,000 in person. This is about 11% of registered voters. Republicans: 31,000 in person, 25,000 mail, 17% of total registered. Democrats: 41,000 mail, 21,000 in-person 13.5% total. 

In Washoe the total turnout is now at 48,000 voters, about 15%. Republicans are at 21,000 (21% total) and Democrats at 20,000 (20% total).

Important Dates:
Primary Election: June 14, 2022
General Early Voting: October 22, 2022 – November 4, 2022
General Election: November 8, 2022

Poll: Lombardo maintains GOP governor primary lead; LG and SOS races remain close (NV Independent)

Group meddling in GOP governor primary doubles down on attacks against Lombardo, Black (NV Independent)

Bernie Sanders endorses Vilela in House primary against incumbent Titus (NV Independent)

Congressional incumbents maintain cash leads, as Republicans escalate primary spending (NV Independent)

Crowded NLV race could see city’s first Black mayor (LVRJ)

The Nevada Vote: 2022 more secure than 2020, says top official (News3LV)

In Nevada’s Primaries, Election Denial and a Campaign Cash Boom (Brennen Center)

Updates from the Governor’s Office

Governor Sisolak announces Workforce Incentive Grant pilot program aimed at increasing community college accessibility

Governor Sisolak applauds DOI steps to increase clean energy development on public lands

Gov. Sisolak applauds President Biden for executive action to spur clean energy manufacturing

Governor Sisolak announces appointments for the month of May

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Saves Nevada Jobs Held Up By Federal Red Tape

As Reproductive Health Care Is Under Attack, Cortez Masto & Colleagues Introduce Affordable Over-the-Counter Birth Control Legislation 

Rosen-Led Bipartisan Push Stops Threat of Additional Harmful Solar Tariffs, Protecting Nevada Solar Projects & Jobs

Rosen Joins Senators Urging President Biden to Take Executive Action to Protect Reproductive Rights

Rosen Chairs Subcommittee Hearing on Reviving International Travel, Conventions

Titus Applauds House Passage Of Water Resources Development Act

Rep. Titus Bump Stock Bill Passes House

Titus Joins Secretary Fudge To Highlight Affordable Housing Shortage In Southern Nevada

Amodei Reacts To House Democrats’ Gun Control Agenda

Rep. Susie Lee Votes to Pass Legislation to Empower Communities to Prevent Gun Violence 

Rep. Susie Lee Votes to Pass Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

State Agency and Local Government Updates

Board of Regents Appoints Dale Erquiaga NSHE Acting Chancellor

Research Investment Continues at UNLV and UNR
RTC heat vulnerability study recognized with national award.

City of Reno Introduces The Biggest Little Blockchain – First City-Run Blockchain Platform in the United States

CCSD Board Of School Trustees Meeting Recap

Articles of Interest

Nevada tax revenues outperforming projections by 25 percent (NV Independent)

Battle over union’s withdrawn tax proposals to fund education reaches Nevada Supreme Court (NV Independent)

Lake Mead’s steady decline hits low water mark (LVRJ)

Meet Nevadadromeus, the first dinosaur unique to the Silver State (LVRJ)

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