In Nevada, a GOP Senate Candidate Deals with the Trump Factor
Henderson, Nev. — “I don’t believe that what somebody else says about a specific demographic is going to come back and hurt me,” says Representative Joe Heck, the likely Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Nevada.
It’s a …
Reports from Nevada tonight have indicated potential administrative failures at caucus locations around the state, which threaten to further marginalize its role in the Republican nominating process.
The most damning allegations are that precinct officials failed to properly certify voters, …
GOP Makes Huge Strides in AG Elections
When Adam Laxalt finally edged out a victory over Ross Miller in Nevada, Republicans had made history.
Laxalt was the last of five Republicans to win state attorney general races in six key races on Tuesday. When they are sworn …
Did Bilbray Tell the FEC One Thing and Do Another
Erin Bilbray, the co-founder of a political action group, may have violated the terms of an agreement with the Federal Election Commission by using the resources of the group in her bid for Congress.
Bilbray, the Democratic candidate for Nevada’…
More False Claims From Nevada Congressional Candidate Bilbray
Democrat Erin Bilbray, who has claimed a phantom endorsement on her resume, asserts she joined her husband as the founder of a free children’s health care clinic.
Bilbray claims on her campaign website:
Together with my husband Noah, a …
Mixed Signals, Different Outcomes Predicted in Nevada AG Race
What should Nevada voters make of the discrepancy between unprecedented Republican voter turnout in early voting and poll numbers indicating a lead for many Democrats, one showing Democratic attorney general candidate Ross Miller with an 11-point lead?
Approach with caution, …
What Happens in Places Without Competitive Statewide Races?
From the first Morning Jolt of the week:
Looks Like Nevada Democrats Are Sitting This Year Out. Who Else Will?
Let the great Jon Ralston lay out just how horrific the early-voting numbers are for Democrats out in Nevada:
Early Vote Totals Look Promising for GOP in Nevada
Early voting is underway in the Silver State, and if the turnout numbers so far are any indication of things to come, Democrats are in for a tough night on November 4.
After only three days, Republicans are leading Democrats by …
Did Nevada’s Ross Miller Violate State Ethics Law?
In the first debate of the campaign for Nevada attorney general, Republican Adam Laxalt hammered Democrat Ross Miller for accepting more than $60,000 in political gifts during his time as secretary of state.
State law says there are no limits on …
Michigan attorney general, Republican Bill Schuette, is entering the fall election cycle with four times as much cash on hand advantage as his Democrat opponent, Mark Trotten, and has outraised him 12-1 The Detroit News reports.
The race to become …
Rough Night for Cruz, Rubio as Trump Breezes to Victory in Nevada
Las Vegas — Shortly after 10 p.m., the fire alarm went off at Ted Cruz’s caucus-night party in a YMCA gym here.
By the time Cruz surrogate Glenn Beck took the stage about 30 seconds later, all was quiet. But with …
Veteran Nev. Reporter: Vegas Newspaper Killed My 2012 Anti-Harry Reid Column
Jon Ralston is no Harry Reid-hater. But he is a veteran reporter, now a contributing editor to Politico Magazine, who has spent a quarter-century covering Nevada politics. Now, with the Senate minority leader planning to retire — and adamant that …
Three Nevada News Stations Contribute to Democrat AG Hopeful
Intermountain West Communications Company and three of its local NBC news stations donated $40,000 to the campaign of Democratic attorney general candidate Ross Miller, according to the latest contribution and expenses report filed by Miller.
KRNV in Reno, KENV in Elko, …
Where the AG Races Stand Heading into Election Day
Republicans tomorrow night have a chance to win as many as five of six key attorney general races in Arizona, Colorado, Wisconsin, Arkansas, Nevada and New Mexico.
Recent polls show Republican Mark Brnovich leading Democrat Felecia Rotellini in Arizona by …
Bilbray Claims Endorsement She Never Received
Erin Bilbray claims on both her campaign website and Facebook page the Henderson Police Officers Association has endorsed the Democrat to represent Nevada’s third congressional district.
The Police Association says that isn’t true.
I have reached out to …
A Possible Election Night Surprise: A GOP House Win in Nevada
Here’s a good example of the kind of down-ticket surprise we might see on Election Night: Representative Steven Horsford is a first-term Democrat representing Nevada’s fourth district, a new district created when the state gained a seat after the census.
What Does the GOP’s Big Lead in Nevada’s Early Vote Mean?
The early-vote figures in Nevada look phenomenally good for Republicans and phenomenally bad for Democrats. While Republicans may hope it’s an early indicator of a wide-ranging national wave in favor of the GOP, there are some factors there that …
Former Commanding Officer for Laxalt Gets into AG Race Mix
An infuriated former commanding officer for Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt is blasting opponent Ross Miller’s attacks on Laxalt’s military record.
“To hear someone say that anybody in my unit did nothing but push paper, is so clearly offensive …
GOP AG Chair ‘Guardedly Optimistic’ about Nov.
Alan Wilson, chairman of the Republican Attorneys General Association told me in a phone interview he is feeling “very good” about GOP incumbent attorneys general holding onto their jobs this November.
Of the 25 seats Republicans currently hold nationwide, 17 are up …
Thursday AG News Round-up
The Ohio Republican Party has launched a new website attacking Democrat AG candidate David Pepper for thinking “the law does not apply to him.” “Pepper wants to be the state’s attorney general but he’s shown a shocking lack of regard …