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Our first judicial race evaluations are live

October 21st, 2020 - 9:33am
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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The early voting blog

October 20th, 2020 - 11:00pm
Updated October 21st, 2020 - 12:25pm
Elections are about many things — candidates, campaigns, issues. But, ultimately, elections are about math.

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Voter issues tip line is live

October 20th, 2020 - 12:52pm
It’s an election year like no other, and ProPublica has a crowdsourcing operation to track voter problems. The Nevada Independent is supporting the effort to gather tips from voters so we can report on voting experiences — good, bad or ugly — leading up to and on Election Day.






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Poll: Biden up 5 in Nevada

September 28th, 2020 - 7:00am
Former Vice President Joe Biden has a 5 percentage point lead over President Donald Trump in Nevada, according to a pollster who found the same lead a month ago and the fourth public survey in a month to show a similar advantage for the Democratic nominee.



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Poll: Biden up by 5 in Nevada

September 1st, 2020 - 7:00am
Former Vice President Joe Biden has a 5 percentage point lead over President Donald Trump in Nevada, according to the first public poll in the state in nearly five months.

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Nevada SOS has "no concerns" that Post Office can conduct mostly mail ballot election

August 14th, 2020 - 2:53pm
When I saw that CBS News and The Washington Post were reporting on letters from the United States Post Office being sent to states and declaring voters “could be disenfranchised,” I naturally wanted to see what was said about Nevada. With the distortions and lies being told about our mostly mail election by President Trump and his minions, I was curious whether the problem here was real or imagined.




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The early voting blog

May 28th, 2020 - 8:27am
Updated June 9th, 2020 - 12:40pm
Here’s where we are this morning, with overnight numbers from Clark County and the last secretary of state’s update at 4:22 PM on Wednesday:




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Why Biden should pick Cortez Masto

May 12th, 2020 - 2:33pm
Enough already! As the parlor game continues apace for the job that is not worth a bucket of warm spit and may not be worth much more in November, here are the top 10 reasons why Joe Biden should pick Catherine Cortez Masto as his running mate:

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