Steve Sisolak Nevada's Newest Governor, Delivers Inaugural Address
Steve Sisolak Nevada's Newest Governor, Delivers Inaugural Address

Steve Sisolak says he's becoming Nevada's governor as the state is reaching new political milestones.

Senator-Elect Jacky Rosen Announces Senior Staff
Senator-Elect Jacky Rosen Announces Senior Staff

Nevada Senator-elect Jacky Rosen (D-NV) will be sworn into office on January 3rd, 2019. 

January 2nd, 9:13 AM PST by Kellene Stockwell
Gov.-Elect Sisolak Announces Key Senior Staff Hires
Gov.-Elect Sisolak Announces Key Senior Staff Hires

Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak has announced six key hires in his administration.

December 31st, 3:37 PM PST
Attorney General-Elect Aaron Ford Discusses Transition, Priorities
Attorney General-Elect Aaron Ford Discusses Transition, Priorities

Thursday Attorney General-Elect Aaron Ford sat down with reporters in Carson City to talk about the transition and some of his plans as Attorney General.

December 20th, 6:26 PM PST by Brandon Fuhs
Nevada Senator Dean Heller Gives Farewell Address
Nevada Senator Dean Heller Gives Farewell Address

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller is thanking his family and staff and touting the work of his office in a farewell speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate

December 13th, 7:18 AM PST
Governor-Elect Sisolak's State of the State Address Next Month
Governor-Elect Sisolak's State of the State Address Next Month

Nevada Governor-elect Steve Sisolak will deliver his first State of the State address at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the Assembly Chambers of the Nevada Legislature. 

December 11th, 1:46 PM PST
Governor-Elect Sisolak Announces Two Transition Staff Appointments
Governor-Elect Sisolak Announces Two Transition Staff Appointments

On Monday, Nevada Governor-elect Steve Sisolak announced two major appointments to his transition staff. 

December 10th, 9:31 AM PST
Nye, Clark, Lincoln Counties Confirm Gregory Hafen II For Dennis Hof's Seat
Nye, Clark, Lincoln Counties Confirm Gregory Hafen II For Dennis Hof's Seat

Nye, Clark and Lincoln County Commissioners voted Friday to confirm Gregory T. Hafen II to take over the late Dennis Hof's Assembly Seat. 

November 7th, 6:51 AM PST
Nevada Assemblywoman For District 11 Resigns
Nevada Assemblywoman For District 11 Resigns

A Democratic state assemblywoman representing portions of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas has resigned.

December 3rd, 9:03 AM PST
Governor-Elect Sisolak Announces Transition Executive Director, Key Staff
Governor-Elect Sisolak Announces Transition Executive Director, Key Staff

Governor-elect Steve Sisolak has announced that Michelle White will lead the Sisolak transition team as Executive Director. 

November 16th, 10:08 AM PST
NV Energy, Campaigns For And Against Question 3 Release Statements
NV Energy, Campaigns For And Against Question 3 Release Statements

The campaign manager for Yes on 3 has released the following statement, effectively conceding the race. 

November 6th, 11:25 PM PST
Governor Sandoval Congratulates Steve Sisolak on Election Win
Governor Sandoval Congratulates Steve Sisolak on Election Win

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval is congratulating his successor, Democrat Steve Sisolak, on his win in Tuesday's election.

November 6th, 6:53 PM PST
Heller Concedes To Jacky Rosen In U.S. Senate Race
Heller Concedes To Jacky Rosen In U.S. Senate Race

Republican Dean Heller says he takes the blame for his loss to Democrat Jacky Rosen in Nevada's U.S. Senate race.

November 6th, 6:53 PM PST
Nevada Makes DMV Voter Registration Automatic
Nevada Makes DMV Voter Registration Automatic

Nevada voters have approved making voter registration automatic when a person applies for a driver's license or identification card. 

November 7th, 12:42 AM PST
Nevada Dems Lead Early Voting Turnout 41% to 38%
Nevada Dems Lead Early Voting Turnout 41% to 38%

Forty percent of Nevada's active voters already have cast their ballots ahead of Tuesday's general election.  

November 5th, 6:14 AM PST
Donald Trump Jr. Holds Rallies in Carson City, Reno
Donald Trump Jr. Holds Rallies in Carson City, Reno

Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to hold four rallies across Nevada on Friday. 

October 29th, 10:26 AM PDT
Ivanka Trump Stumps for Heller in Reno, Praises His Tax Role
Ivanka Trump Stumps for Heller in Reno, Praises His Tax Role

Ivanka Trump is praising Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller for the role he played in passing the tax bill and the doubling of the child tax credit that came with it.

November 1st, 1:16 PM PDT
Voter Turnout Higher Than Normal in Some Nearby Counties
Voter Turnout Higher Than Normal in Some Nearby Counties

The 2018 general election is just seven days away, but many northern Nevadans already cast their ballots through the mail or through early voting in person.

October 30th, 11:25 PM PDT by Brandon Fuhs
Vice President Mike Pence Visits Carson City for "Get Out to Vote" Rally
Vice President Mike Pence Visits Carson City for "Get Out to Vote" Rally

Vice President Mike Pence was the main speaker at the "Get Out to Vote" rally at the Carson City Airport on Saturday. Pence came to show his support for Senator Dean Heller, running to keep his Senate seat, and Attorney General Adam Laxalt, running for governor.

October 27th, 9:03 PM PDT by Brandon Fuhs
Nevada Senate Race: Rosen Fundraising Still Outpaces Heller
Nevada Senate Race: Rosen Fundraising Still Outpaces Heller

Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen has continued to outpace Republican Sen. Dean Heller's fundraising in their neck-and-neck race for a U.S. Senate seat in Nevada. 

October 26th, 11:09 AM PDT
Sanders Rallies for Rosen in Nevada Senate Race
Sanders Rallies for Rosen in Nevada Senate Race

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is also scheduled to visit Las Vegas later in the day. 

October 22nd, 8:17 AM PDT
Reno Mayor Schieve Accused of Taking Excess Campaign Contributions
Reno Mayor Schieve Accused of Taking Excess Campaign Contributions

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve's campaign said she returned excess campaign contributions after being accused of violating Nevada campaign finance law.

October 24th, 2:22 PM PDT
Over 111,000 Nevadans Registered to Vote in October
Over 111,000 Nevadans Registered to Vote in October

The Nevada Secretary of State reports over 111,000 people registered to vote in in October, setting a new record for active registered voters in the state.

October 22nd, 9:43 AM PDT
Former President Obama Holds Rally in Las Vegas
Former President Obama Holds Rally in Las Vegas

Former President Barack Obama headlined a rally in Las Vegas with Democratic candidate for Senate Jacky Rosen and other Nevada Democrats on Monday. 

October 22nd, 12:56 PM PDT
President Trump Holds MAGA Rally in Elko
President Trump Holds MAGA Rally in Elko

President Trump is scheduled to hold a campaign rally in Elko on Saturday. 

October 13th, 5:27 PM PDT by Cynthia Sandoval
2 News to Air Debate Between Heller, Rosen
2 News to Air Debate Between Heller, Rosen

2 News will air a live debate Friday night between Senate candidates Dean Heller and Jacky Rosen. If you live in Northern Nevada the only place you can catch the debate is right here on 2 News.

September 25th, 2:07 PM PDT
2 News Teams Up With RGJ For Mayoral Debate
2 News Teams Up With RGJ For Mayoral Debate

2 News will be teaming up with the RGJ for a debate between Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and Eddie Lorton Thursday at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino.

October 16th, 3:23 PM PDT
Mayoral Candidates Discuss Advertising, Debate
Mayoral Candidates Discuss Advertising, Debate

RenoElections.org has an advertising campaign regarding the local races and issues and the director of the organization says they are nonpartisan, but others disagree. 

October 15th, 6:22 PM PDT by Paul Nelson
90,000 People Removed From Voter Rolls, Registration Deadline is Thursday
90,000 People Removed From Voter Rolls, Registration Deadline is Thursday

The Nevada Secretary of State's Office says about 90,000 people have been removed from the voter rolls, statewide.

October 17th, 5:33 PM PDT by Paul Nelson
Rosen Raises 3 Times Heller's Haul in Nevada Senate Race
Rosen Raises 3 Times Heller's Haul in Nevada Senate Race

New fundraising reports in the neck-and-neck Nevada Senate race show Democrat Rep. Jacky Rosen raised three times as much money as Republican Sen. Dean Heller did over the past few months. 

October 16th, 11:25 AM PDT
Sisolak, Laxalt Focus on Health Care Plan
Sisolak, Laxalt Focus on Health Care Plan

Nevada's gubernatorial candidates are making their proposals to improve the state's health care system. 

October 8th, 5:57 PM PDT by Paul Nelson
Rosen Raises $7.1 Million for Nevada Senate Campaign Against Heller
Rosen Raises $7.1 Million for Nevada Senate Campaign Against Heller

Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen of Nevada has raised $7.1 million in campaign contributions over the last three months as she tries to unseat Republican Sen. Dean Heller.

October 8th, 10:11 AM PDT
Washoe County Sample Ballots On Their Way to Homes
Washoe County Sample Ballots On Their Way to Homes

Washoe County has over 104 different sample ballots going out to homes next week that are in both English and Spanish.  

October 5th, 11:55 AM PDT
Washoe County Sheriff Candidate Heidi Howe Files Lawsuit Against WCSO
Washoe County Sheriff Candidate Heidi Howe Files Lawsuit Against WCSO

Candidate for Washoe County Sheriff, Heidi Howe, has filed a lawsuit against the Washoe County Sheriff's Office for alleged gender discrimination. According to court documents, Howe had filed numerous complaints in the past for retaliation and several instances where she was passed over for promotions.

October 4th, 5:52 PM PDT
Gubernatorial Debate Lingers in Limbo as Major Party Candidates Cannot Agree on Time and Date
Gubernatorial Debate Lingers in Limbo as Major Party Candidates Cannot Agree on Time and Date

The possibility of a debate between candidates for Nevada's next governor lingers in limbo. The candidates from the two major parties cannot come to an agreement on the debate.

October 4th, 4:17 PM PDT
Restore Your Vote Campaign
Restore Your Vote Campaign

The nonprofit 'Campaign Legal Center' is going full steam ahead with its non-partisan 'Restore Your Vote' campaign. Just ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, they want to make sure everyone who is eligible, knows they're able to vote.  

October 2nd, 4:38 PM PDT

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