• Democrat Peterson Swimming with Sharks

    Better late than never?: The LV Sun, 25 days after we broke the story about the Nevada Democratic Caucus endorsing in a contested primary, decided it was worth reporting.  Check our 8/27 posting on the Archives. The issue isn’t just the endorsement, which will serve to kill off Tammy Peterson’s candidacy in...

  • Cobb Set to Run for SD 4

    Republican Assemblyman Ty Cobb will run for State Senate District 4 (Washoe) in 2010.  Expect a formal announcement soon. The seat, currently held by term-limited Randolph Townsend, is safely Republican so the real battle will be in the June GOP primary.  Ben Kieckhefer, the former communications director for Governor Gibbons, and activist...

  • Halseth Declares for AD 13

    Republican Elizabeth Halseth announced today as a candidate for Nevada State Assembly District 13 in Las Vegas. The seat is currently held by GOP Assemblyman Chad Christensen, who has told people he will be running for the Nevada State Senate seat in District 9 next year against fellow Republican and incumbent Sen....

  • Heck Mulls Jump into CD 3 Race

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Dr. Joe Heck says he is “seriously considering” leaving the governor’s race and entering the race for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District seat currently held by Rep. Dina Titus (D-Nevada). Heck attended a meeting in Las Vegas today called by former Republican CD 3 candidate John Guedry – who withdrew...

  • Conservative Eyes Moving Up to Senate

    (Sparks, NV) – Five-term Assemblyman Don Gustavson has announced that he will seek the Nevada State Senate seat in District 2 overseeing portions of Lyon, Storey, and Washoe Counties. The seat is being vacated by Republican Senator Maurice Washington due to term limits. Gustavson, a Republican, currently represents Assembly District 32.

  • McNaught Eyes Senate Run

    (Las Vegas – NV) – Republican businessman Patrick McNaught has announced his candidacy for Nevada State Senate District 12 in Clark County. The seat is currently vacant due to the resignation of GOP Sen. Warren Hardy shortly after the 2009 legislative session. “I plan on offering voters a real choice between the...

  • Heck Stands Up for Taxpayers

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Joe Heck joined Gov. Jim Gibbons this week in signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. In doing so, Dr. Heck issued the following statement: “Some say this pledge ‘ties the hands of the governor,’ rather I have come to believe that it is a way to prevent elected officials from...

  • Ellis to Run for Assembly

    (Las Vegas, NV) – Republican Tibi Ellis, a healthcare professional who immigrated to the United States from Venezuela as a young teenager, has announced her candidacy for Nevada State Assembly District 5 in Las Vegas. The seat is currently held by Democrat Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero-Loop. “I’ve grown increasingly frustrated and alarmed at...

  • Sandoval and the Tax Pledge

    Immediately upon announcing as a Republican candidate for governor last week, former federal judge Brian Sandoval declared that the would not sign the Taxpayer Protection Pledge promising voters that as governor he would “oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes.” Warning! Warning! Danger, Will Robinson! Now, if Sandoval...

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