Author Archives: Jennifer Atlas

Election Update October 22 – November 4: General Election Early Voting November 8: General Election Active statewide voter registration numbers as of July 2022: Democrat: 598,542 Republican: 547,842 Nonpartisan: 530,941 Independent American: 78,341 Libertarian: 16,121 Other: 47,099 82nd Legislative Session Update Nevada’s 82nd Legislative session will begin on February 6, 2023. As of August 12th, there are 294 BDRs […]

This week, the Interim Finance Committee completed awarding $30 million in the Community Recovery Grant program, funded by American Rescue Plan dollars, to support existing non-profits in the State that provide direct and immediate community services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program focused on grants that could help with five critical priority […]

This week, Governor Sisolak gave a six-month update on his State of the State address, which was given on February 23, 2022. His office released a document titled “Promises Made, Promises Kept”, which outlines promises the Governor laid out in this speech and provides an update on key points. Among the highlights of the update: […]

COVID Update The latest and most transmissible COVID-19 variant, BA.5, is spreading rapidly through the U.S. and Nevada in what has become the sixth wave of the pandemic. BA.5 is a subvariant of the Omicron variant, which spread widely earlier this year. Medical experts point to low immunization rates as the main reason we keep seeing new […]

This week, Governor Sisolak launched the Nevada Child Care Fund, aimed at expanding access and lowering the cost of child care. In June, the Interim Finance Committee approved $50 million to expand funding for the State’s current child care program, the Child Care and Development Program. The launch of the Nevada Child Care Fund will […]

2022 Nevada Primary Election Results Full results of the 2022 Nevada Primary Elections can be found HERE.         Federal Updates Cortez Masto Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Cortez Masto Applauds Senate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Gun Violence Rosen Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade, […]

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 […]

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 […]

This week, Governor Sisolak formally launched Phase 1 of the “High Speed NV” initiative. Phase 1 of High Speed NV will invest $200 million through a combination of state and federal funds from the American Rescue Plan and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The plan will focus on infrastructure to close the digital divide […]