Lyon County Commissioners Want Nevadans to Vote No on Question 3
Lyon County Commissioners Want Nevadans to Vote No on Question 3

This week the Lyon County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution urging voters to vote no on Question 3 in this November's election. 

Arguments on Both Sides of Ballot Question 1: Marsy's Law
Arguments on Both Sides of Ballot Question 1: Marsy's Law

Voters in Nevada will decide on six statewide ballot questions in November, on topics ranging from energy to taxes. This week on Face the State, we heard from both sides of the debate over Nevada Ballot Question One: Marsy's Law.

August 31st, 7:12 pm by Arianna Bennett
President Obama Endorses Steve Sisolak for Nevada Governor
President Obama Endorses Steve Sisolak for Nevada Governor

Former President Barack Obama is endorsing Steve Sisolak for Nevada governor.

August 31st, 11:49 am
Amodei, Koble Talk CD2 Issues
Amodei, Koble Talk CD2 Issues

Republican Congressman Mark Amodei and democrat Clint Koble are squaring off to represent Nevada's Second Congressional District.

August 28th, 6:44 pm by Paul Nelson
Gov. Brian Sandoval Won't Make Endorsement In Gubernatorial Race
Gov. Brian Sandoval Won't Make Endorsement In Gubernatorial Race

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he won't make an endorsement in the gubernatorial race.   

August 16th, 9:16 pm
Former VP Biden Endorses Ford in Nevada Attorney General Race
Former VP Biden Endorses Ford in Nevada Attorney General Race

Former Vice President Joe Biden is endorsing Democrat Aaron Ford in the Nevada attorney general's race. 

August 14th, 9:57 am
Laxalt, Sisolak Say Education is Top Priority
Laxalt, Sisolak Say Education is Top Priority

With less than two months until the general election, Adam Laxalt and Steve Sisolak continue to campaign around the state, visiting businesses, schools, and clinics in northern, southern and rural Nevada. 

August 13th, 6:12 pm by Paul Nelson
Heller, Rosen Far Apart on Many Issues
Heller, Rosen Far Apart on Many Issues

Senator Dean Heller and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen sat down to talk about a number of issues facing Nevadans, including health care and Yucca Mountain.

August 3rd, 2:42 pm by Paul Nelson
Poll Shows Races for Senate, Governor are Neck and Neck
Poll Shows Races for Senate, Governor are Neck and Neck

A poll by Suffolk University and the Reno Gazette-Journal shows that Nevada's two biggest races are in a dead heat. 

July 31st, 5:18 pm by Paul Nelson
Former President Obama Endorses 81 Candidates in November Midterms
Former President Obama Endorses 81 Candidates in November Midterms

Former President Obama is endorsing 81 candidates in the November midterms, including three Nevada candidates. 

August 1st, 10:53 am
Guinn Center Report Dissects the History Behind Question 3
Guinn Center Report Dissects the History Behind Question 3

Supporters of the energy choice initiative believe an open and competitive market would be good for the state, but opponents disagree. A Guinn Center research report aims to find the best answer for Nevada voters.

July 19th, 4:42 pm by Ryan Canaday
Campaign Signs Still Up Around Town
Campaign Signs Still Up Around Town

It's been almost five weeks since the primary election, but there are still campaign signs up all around Washoe County.  Although some residents may see them as an eyesore, the county says the signs are not necessarily required to be taken down, just yet. 

July 17th, 6:03 pm
Rosen, Ford Tour New Mental Health Center
Rosen, Ford Tour New Mental Health Center

Congresswoman Jacky Rosen and State Senator Aaron Ford got a first-hand look at the Reno Behavioral Health facility, Friday. 

July 6th, 2:47 pm by Paul Nelson
Heller Talks SCOTUS, Immigration
Heller Talks SCOTUS, Immigration

Senator Dean Heller sat down to talk about a number of issues in Washington, D.C., including the next Supreme Court Justice and illegal immigration.

July 3rd, 5:54 pm by Paul Nelson
Nevada Democrats Taking the Lead in Voter Registration
Nevada Democrats Taking the Lead in Voter Registration

Nevada Democrats are outpacing Republicans in voter registrations for a third consecutive month, according to the Nevada Secretary of State's office.

July 3rd, 11:25 am
Energy Choice Ads Ramp-Up in the Silver State
Energy Choice Ads Ramp-Up in the Silver State

Campaign advertisements both for and against the energy choice ballot measure have hit the airwaves in Nevada. 

June 14th, 5:57 pm by Ryan Canaday
Heller, Rosen Trade Jabs in Battle for Senate Seat
Heller, Rosen Trade Jabs in Battle for Senate Seat

Sen. Dean Heller and Rep. Jacky Rosen will battle it out for Nevada's U.S. Senate seat in November.

June 13th, 6:12 pm by Paul Nelson
Nevada Primary Tees Up Battleground Governor, Senate Races
Nevada Primary Tees Up Battleground Governor, Senate Races

Results are in for the state primary - with a surprising turnout - but, perhaps, not very surprising results from the major races. Even President Trump congratulated one of the candidates on Twitter. 

June 12th, 8:49 pm
Big Money in a Little Race
Big Money in a Little Race

A political action committee, Healthy Nevada PAC, is supporting a number of candidates in state races. This PAC is funded by the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America Better Government Committee. 

June 9th, 11:49 am
Giunchigliani, Sisolak Campaign in Northern Nevada
Giunchigliani, Sisolak Campaign in Northern Nevada

The two democratic frontrunners in the race to become Nevada's next governor are campaigning in northern Nevada on the final day of early voting.

June 8th, 5:46 pm by Paul Nelson
Lyon County Voters to Weigh In On Fate of Legal Brothels This November
Lyon County Voters to Weigh In On Fate of Legal Brothels This November

The Lyon County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Thursday to let voters weigh in on the fate of legal brothels this November.

May 17th, 12:37 pm by Elizabeth Olveda
Washoe County School Board Candidate Forum
June 6th, 4:36 am by Kellene Stockwell
Washoe County Debuts New Voting Machines
Washoe County Debuts New Voting Machines

The new machines are big touch screens that look, and function, a lot like giant iPads. That means no more double-eraser pencils, but you'll still cast your ballot in much the same way, with just a few new features.

May 31st, 6:17 pm by Arianna Bennett
Two Nevada Primary Election Candidate Forums Scheduled Tuesday
Two Nevada Primary Election Candidate Forums Scheduled Tuesday

On Tuesday, Channel 2 will broadcast a forum between four of the Republicans running for Nevada governor. Channel 2 News and the Reno-Gazette Journal will host another candidate forum that same day. 

May 25th, 6:36 am
Washoe County Sheriff Forum: The Candidates
Washoe County Sheriff Forum: The Candidates

Alongside the Reno Gazette Journal, a candidate forum was held tonight for the seven candidates running for Washoe County Sheriff. Below are links to their websites.

May 22nd, 10:00 pm
Washoe County BOCC Approves Ballot Question That Would Increase Property Tax
Washoe County BOCC Approves Ballot Question That Would Increase Property Tax

If passed by voters in November, the initiative would raise property tax by $0.0248 per $100 of assessed valuation, which is about $8.68 per year per $100,000 of assessed home value.

May 22nd, 12:40 pm by Austin Wright
Reality Check: Next
Reality Check: Next

A political ad from Strong Public Schools Nevada is criticizing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak in an attack ad called, "Next." The group is not directly affiliated with his opponent, Chris Giunchigliani.

May 15th, 6:35 pm by Landon Miller
Reality Check: Pattern
Reality Check: Pattern

There is less than one month before the primary election. The Democratic race for governor between Chris Giunchigliani and Steve Sisolak has taken a darker turn. We are taking a look at some negative ads in the campaign.

May 14th, 4:11 pm by Landon Miller
NAACP Hosts Forum for Washoe County Sheriff Candidates
NAACP Hosts Forum for Washoe County Sheriff Candidates

The Reno/Sparks chapter of the NAACP hosted a candidate forum at UNR on Monday night. Six of the seven candidates for Washoe County Sheriff had the chance to talk about who they are and why they want the job.

April 30th, 9:45 pm by Chris Buckley
Both Sides Discuss Energy Choice Ballot Measure
Both Sides Discuss Energy Choice Ballot Measure

In November of 2016, Nevada voters voted in favor of ballot question 3.

April 5th, 4:51 pm by Ryan Canaday
Jared Fisher Files to Run for Governor
Jared Fisher Files to Run for Governor

Jared Fisher is a political outsider who has never held office. That is why he says his candidacy for governor of Nevada is appealing to some voters.

March 7th, 4:13 pm by Paul Nelson
Reality Check: 'Wake Up!'
Reality Check: 'Wake Up!'

‘Wake up, Nevada!’ It’s a phrase you’ve probably heard on Northern Nevada T.V. stations over the last week. It’s the latest ad from Senator Dean Heller in his bid for reelection to Senate. 

February 5th, 6:47 pm by Landon Miller
Get Ready: Political Ads Will Increase
Get Ready: Political Ads Will Increase

Candidates are gearing up for the road to the primary election, buying advertising in a variety of ways. Some campaign ads started airing on TV as early as November. Darin Balaam and Sherman Boxx are both running for Sheriff of Washoe County. 

February 2nd, 5:09 pm by Paul Nelson
County Parties Nail Down Strategies Ahead of 2018 Race
County Parties Nail Down Strategies Ahead of 2018 Race

We are at the halfway point between last year's bombshell election and next year's midterms, and Washoe County's political parties are making some changes. The new chairpersons for both major parties say they have taken the last year and done a little soul-searching.

November 17th, 7:00 pm by Arianna Bennett
Political Group Holds 'One Year Out' Event for Young Voters
Political Group Holds 'One Year Out' Event for Young Voters

With the Senate race just a year away, the progressive group NextGen came to the UNR campus today to try to find out what issues are important to young voters.

November 6th, 9:07 pm
Too Soon? Political Ads Already Airing for 2018
Too Soon? Political Ads Already Airing for 2018

It may feel like Campaign 2016 is barely behind us, but Campaign 2018 has officially begun, and with it, the political TV ads. According to some experts, while campaigns starting this early is unusual, it's understandable given the high stakes in 2018.

November 6th, 6:50 pm by Arianna Bennett

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