Democrats long hoped for a supermajority in the Nevada Legislature; instead, the mixed election results will force both sides to work together to find consensus to fix vexing problems.
Close election results up and down the ballot have left us with a divided government, one that screams out for reasonable compromise over partisan gridlock.
If you haven’t voted yet, there’s one more opportunity, on Election Day, Nov. 3. The Review-Journal has the resources to help you make your choices.
Nevada’s unique protest-vote option, None of These Candidates, can’t win a race, but it has been known to attract voters in contests where the human candidates don’t appeal.
Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro has faced recalls, lawsuits and attacks on her record from former allies, but says she still loves the job.
A constitutional convention called by the states would have virtually no rules, couldn’t be constrained by Congress or the president, and could end in all manner of mischief.
North Las Vegas Constable Robert Eliason continues to work in a job state law says he’s not qualified to hold, and which the Supreme Court says he legally forfeited years ago.
The Senate was wrong in 2016 to ignore a legitimate Supreme Court nomination made by President Obama, and it would be just as wrong this year to ignore a nomination made by President Trump.
If Trump’s visit was primarily a political stunt rather than a legitimate attempt to court the Nevada vote — and there’s reason to suspect it was — then give his campaign credit for a well-played weekend.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority bought the beleaguered Las Vegas Monorail for $24 million, less to run the train and more to open up the Strip to transportation alternatives.
Republicans have attacked several aspects of Nevada’s new elections law, but those claims are undercut by the provisions of the law itself.
Nastiness can go too far when we forget our political opponents are people, too.
The Trump reelection campaign says a new Nevada elections law is unconstitutional and will promote fraud, but the state says its there to help people vote in the age of COVID-19.
The 32nd special session of the Nevada Legislature was marked by uneven management, with chambers sitting empty during the day and hearings that stretched well past midnight.