The G3Wire- June 3, 2022

Election Updates

Early voting for the June 14 Primary began on May 28th. In Clark County, overall turnout is now at about 4%. In Washoe, 23,500 have now voted, or 7.5%.

Early voting totals from May 28 through June 2: 

Clark County: 23,758

Washoe County: 23,488

Important Dates:

Primary Early Voting: May 28, 2022 – June 10, 2022

Primary Election: June 14, 2022

General Early Voting: October 22, 2022 – November 4, 2022

General Election: November 8, 2022

Primary election tracker: How early voting is going and how to participate (NV Independent)

Poll: Cortez Masto holds strong among Latino voters, as Sisolak has lost ground (NV Independent)

In Nevada Senate primary, Uvalde puts the spotlight on Republican gun politics (NV Independent)

Far-right Republicans compete in CD4 primary before facing a well-funded Horsford (NV Current)

Term limit challenge to Jenny Brekhus’ run for Reno mayor appealed to Nevada Supreme Court (RGJ)

A Nevada Democrat’s gamble in a tough election year (Reuters)

In Nevada’s Critical Senate Race, an Insurgent Candidate Is Catching Up to Trump’s Pick (Time)

Federal Updates

Rosen, Young Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen Cybersecurity for Medical Devices

Rosen Leads Colleagues in Requesting Funding to Combat Antisemitism, Strengthen U.S.-Israel Relationship

Congressman Horsford Welcomes Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to Southern Nevada to Announce Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments

Congressman Steven Horsford and More Than 130 House Colleagues Demand that Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Be Brought to the House Floor Immediately for a Vote

Updates from the Governor’s Office

Secretary Buttigieg, Gov. Sisolak Celebrate Infrastructure and Start of I-15/Tropicana Project

Governor Steve Sisolak participated in the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City

 State Agency and Local Government Updates

DHHS: Educational Crisis Hold Videos Released

Dept. of Agriculture: Projects moving forward to improve food security

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

Articles of Interest

Nevada to divest from assault weapon manufacturers sellers in wake of mass shootings (NV Independent)

Labor regulators move to address extreme heat as researchers see increasing risk (NV Independent)

Clark County schools boosting starting teacher pay by 17 percent, to above $50,000 (NV Independent)

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