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Election 2020 | Elections | IndyBlog

As presidential matchup pivots toward general, Biden campaign makes top-level hires in Nevada

June 25th, 2020 - 2:30am
With roughly 19 weeks before the general election, the campaign for former vice president and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden named three top-level staffers in Nevada on Thursday, expanding the campaign’s state-level operation as it looks to ramp up general election efforts in a handful of key battleground states.

2020 Judicial Project

A close look at Clark County District Court and Supreme Court judicial race candidates

Congress | Elections

As Republicans push for ethics probe into federal coronavirus relief that benefited her husband’s company, Rep. Susie Lee insists she ‘took the right vote’

June 16th, 2020 - 1:15pm
Democratic Rep. Susie Lee’s push for a change in the federal government’s pandemic loan requirements that ultimately benefited her husband’s company have given Republicans fresh ammunition — including an outside ethics complaint — as the race for District 3 begins.

Election 2020

Long lines on Election Day become political flashpoint

June 12th, 2020 - 2:00am
The vast majority of votes in Nevada were cast through ballots that were either mailed in or dropped off at locations throughout the state, but the state reported on Thursday that several thousand Nevadans chose to vote in person. Those that did elect to fill out ballots on site were met with long lines at the state’s limited number of polling locations.


Election results: Rodimer, Marchant lead in congressional primaries; several caucus-backed candidates trail in legislative races

June 10th, 2020 - 5:51am
Former professional wrestler “Big Dan” Rodimer and former Assemblyman Jim Marchant were leading in two closely watched and hotly contested Republican congressional primaries as of Wednesday morning, though the fate of neither race is sealed with results from the mostly-mail election scheduled to trickle in over the next week and a half.

Election 2020

In mostly mail-in election, voters who opt to cast ballot in person face long wait times

Long lines formed at the few locations where people were allowed to vote in person on Election Day. Some did it because they had lost or damaged their ballot, and others because they still needed to register to vote — this is the first election where voters can register to vote and vote on the same day after lawmakers authorized the practice in 2019 through AB345.

Education | Election 2020

School board candidates get attention for sharing partisan content on social media while running in nonpartisan races

June 9th, 2020 - 12:15pm
Candidates for nonpartisan seats on the board of trustees for Washoe and Clark counties school districts have posted and shared inflammatory statements on social media, including a post that referred to protesters hit by cars as “fleshy speed bumps,” which have drawn praise and criticism from voters.



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