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Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm Nevada
Governor:1(Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2000 Census:2,002,032 (0.71% of 281,998,273)
2004, 2008 Electors:5(0.93% of 538)
2002-2010 Representatives:3(0.69% of 435)
2010 Census:2,709,432 (0.87% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electors:6(1.12% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
Capital:Carson City
 

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Official Name/Status   All States
 The STATE of Nevada
 Status: STATE of the Union
 Organized as a Territory: 2 March 1861. 12 Stat. 209: previously, part of Utah Territory
 Admitted to the Union as a State: 31 October 1864 upon Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln (13 Stat. 749)
  The 36th state.

Traditional Sections and Regions   All States
 Section: WEST
 Region: Intermountain
 Survey: Public Domain

Constitutions   All States     Links to State Constitutions
 Enabling Act (of the Congress of the United States): 21 March 1864 [13 Stat. 30: authorizing formation of a State government and Admission thereafter]
 
1st (1864-) [Adopted: 28 July 1864 Convention convened, 4 July 1864, Ratified: 7 September 1864 effective upon Admission, 31 October 1864]


Executive Branch   All States
 
Chief Executive
  GOVERNOR
Successor to a Vacancy
  Lieutenant Governor [elected separately from GOVERNOR]
 
 
Major Executive Officers Elected Statewide   All States   2017 Office holders
  Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
  Lieutenant Governor: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
  Secretary of State: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
  Attorney General: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
  Treasurer: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms
  Controller: 4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

Legislative Branch   All States
 
Legislature
  LEGISLATURE
 
Upper House
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Lower House
  Assembly

Judicial Branch   All States
 
Court of Last Resort
  Supreme Court
 


Local Government
 
   
PRIMARY CIVIL DIVISION  All States
  County [Type: Strong, Executive and Legislative: BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS]
 MINOR CIVIL DIVISION  All States
   township [Type: None, Executive and Legislative: no associated governmental structure]
 
Incorporated Municipalities  All States
   

Key Statewide / Federal Officials  All States
  Nevada Officials

Statutory Election Information   All States
 
General Election   All States
  A general election must be held throughout the State on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November in each even-numbered year. [NRS 293.12755]
State Primary   All States
  (--2009) The primary election must be held on the 12th Tuesday before the general election in each even-numbered year. [NRS 293.175 1.]
  (2009--) The primary election must be held on the second Tuesday in June of each even-numbered year. [NRS 293.175] (Governor Gibbons signed SB 162 on 28 May 2009. The bill becomes effective 1 October 2009 and moves the primary from August to the second Tuesday in June).
Polling times   All States
  ... the polls must open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. [NRS 293.273 1.]


Links  Links to other web sites
 
Constitution    All States
  http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Const/NVConst.html
Election Authority
  Clark County Election Department
  Nevada Secretary of State
  Nevada Secretary of State - Silver State Election
Legislature    All States
  Nevada Assembly
  Nevada Legislature
  Nevada Senate
Democratic
  Nevada Democratic Party
Republican
  Nevada Republican Party
Third Party
  Justice Party of Nevada
  Libertarian Party of Nevada
  Nevada Green Party
  Nevada Right to Life
  The Independent American Party of Nevada Note: The Independent American Party of Nevada is an affiliate of the Constitution Party and is has no ties to the national Independent American Party.
  The Unity Party of Nevada
Media & others
  KLAS TV - CBS - Las Vegas
  KNPR - Nevada Public Radio - Las Vegas
  KOLO-TV - ABC - Reno
  KRNV-TV - NBC - Reno
  KRXI-TV 11 (FOX - Reno)
  KTNV TV - ABC - Las Vegas
  KTVN TV - CBS - Reno
  KVVU-TV - FOX - Henderson - Las Vegas
  Las Vegas Sun
  Muth's Truths - Las Vegas
  Politics1.com - Nevada
  Reno Gazette-Journal
 
 


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