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UPDATE: Trend continues of more Dems switching to GOP than vice-versa

More than two and a half times as many Democrats have switched their voter registrations to Republicans as vice-versa during the last three months, a statistic with ominous portents for Democratic candidates.

The clear and present danger

There is something dangerous going on in Nevada – nay, America – and that is why I feel compelled to write this.


The Daily Indy
Sent each morning, our flagship newsletter includes a quote of the day, notes from the editor, our latest stories and op-eds, info on upcoming events and featured social media posts from around the state.
Indy 2022
Compiled by The Indy's elections team, this newsletter rounds up the latest news and trends from the 2022 Nevada campaign trail.
¿Qué Pasó en la Semana?
Un resumen de noticias el lunes por la mañana, notas de reporteros, fotos destacadas y avisos comunitarios. Todo, dedicado a servir al público de habla hispana de Nevada.
Indy Environment
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Indy Gaming
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DC Download
Assembled by our Washington, D.C. reporter Humberto Sanchez, this Saturday morning missive recaps the recent activities of Nevada's congressional delegation.
Sound Check!
A monthly newsletter featuring the best of the IndyMatters podcast, extended interviews, photo galleries and staff recommendations on pop culture media.
Behind the Bar
Comprehensive, accessible coverage of the 2021 Legislature. Subscribe for twice-a-week updates on legislative matters, plus notes on key issues and interviews.

Welcome to Indy 2.0

This is a momentous day in our history. I am thrilled to announce three major changes as our little non-profit, which is not so little anymore, evolves into Indy 2.0:

All counties matter!

There has never been an outlet in Nevada that has really tried to cover the entire state.

Yes we can!

Now Luz has taken our Spanish-language efforts to the next level with two developments.

Boys be not proud

A few words about the story of possible Proud Boy infiltration of the state Republican Party, broken by the RJ’s Rory Appleton and then well synthesized in this Michael Scherer piece in The Washington Post.

Meet the new, 'independent' Nevada

The trends here are clear: The Democratic lead in statewide voter registration has decreased by about 40 percent over the last four cycles and non-major-party registration has increased by 50 percent.

It's time to make Nevada matter even more

As the founder of the #WeMatter Caucus, I was thrilled to read this great piece by the AP’s Michelle Price on Nevada’s effort to go first before Iowa and New Hampshire in the Democratic presidential nominating process.

The early voting blog

Elections are about many things — candidates, campaigns, issues. But, ultimately, elections are about math.

Lady Justice perched atop the Nevada Supreme Court building

Our first judicial race evaluations are live

We have updated our judicial race section with analysis on three races — the first of dozens that will go live this week — for the contests for Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Eighth Judicial District Court Dept. 19.

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