Category Archives: Nevada Politics

July 19, 2024 Former president Donald Trump is dominating the headlines this week.  Republicans from across the country met as planned for the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee despite the close call on former President Donald Trump’s life on Saturday.  Former President Donald Trump’s chances to win the election have soared since he survived […]

July 12, 2024 Washoe County elections were big in the news again this week.  Washoe County commissioners voted not to certify recount votes tied to the June Primary Election.  In an unprecedented 3-2 vote Tuesday, Republican Washoe County commissioners Clara Andriola, Mike Clark and Jeanne Herman chose not to make the results of two contested […]

June 28, 2024 President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump pitched to undecided voters during the first debate of the presidential campaign — trading insults over their policy differences, immigration and who represents a threat to democracy.  In Nevada news this week, a handful of new laws enacted during the 2023 legislative session go into […]

June 14, 2024 The Primary Election results will be official tomorrow, live election links are listed below in the Election Section!  Energy seems to be a hot topic this week.  A portion of the massive Greenlink Nevada transmission project took a regulatory step forward this week as federal regulators have completed an environmental impact analysis. […]

June 7, 2024 This week, the spotlight is on election news and legal battles making waves in Nevada. Today marks the end of early voting for Nevada’s primary election, scheduled for Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Notably, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s campaign has taken legal action against Nevada’s top […]

May 31, 2024 Updates from the Governor’s Office Governor Lombardo Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Memory ofUnited States District Court Judge Larry Hicks RENO, NV – Please see the statement below from Governor Joe Lombardo on the death of United States District Court Judge Larry Hicks, who tragically lost his life after being struck by […]

May 17, 2024 Clark and Washoe county election officials hope new technology will speed up ballot processing pace. Clark County will be able to tabulate 48,000 mail ballots per hour, and Washoe County plans to use a new device in November to automatically verify signatures.  President Joe Biden and Donald Trump have agreed to two […]

May 10, 2024 The Nevada Democratic Senate Caucus, which has a credible chance of winning a veto-proof majority this year, has yet to endorse a candidate in Senate District 18, while Republicans in the primary race have a sizable lead on fundraising, endorsements, and party support from Gov. Joe Lombardo.  A Democratic veto-proof majority in […]

Election news, of course, is dominating the G3Wire this week. New polling finds President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are in a statistical dead heat in Nevada six months before the November election.  Brightline announced that it has designated Siemens as its preferred bidder to build train sets for the 218-mile rail line […]