The Green Papers: General Election 2000

Copyright Nevada
Primary: Tuesday, September 5, 2000
2000 Electoral Votes:4(0.74% of 538)
Governor:1(Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms)
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
2000 Representatives:2(0.46% of 435)
1990 Census: 1,201,675(0.48% of 248,765,170)
Registered Voters (Nov 98):904,050
Estimated Voting age population (Jan 98): 1,314,000 
Tuesday, November 7, 2000 Polls Close: 7 PM PST (0300 UTC)
Candidates seeking office
Citizens First:1
Independent American:1
Natural Law:1
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President  Electoral votes: 4, Term limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime; Electors: How Appointed, Meeting Place, How they voted; Total Popular Vote: 608,970; List of States: Short, Long

 CandidateLibertarian 3,311 0.54% Harry Browne
 CandidateCitizens First 4,747 0.78% Pat Buchanan
 WinnerRepublican301,575 49.52% Governor George W. Bush
(4 Electoral Votes)
 CandidateDemocrat279,978 45.98% Vice President Albert A. "Al" Gore, Jr.
 CandidateNatural Law415 0.07% John Hagelin
 CandidateGreen 15,008 2.46% Ralph Nader
 Candidate"unenrolled" 3,315 0.54% NONE OF THESE CANDIDATES
 CandidateIndependent American621 0.10% Howard Phillips

Governor  Term limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, Current Governors  

 Republican  Kenny Guinn
First elected: 1998
Chair up for election: Tuesday, November 5, 2002. (The current Governor is NOT affected by this state's term limit).

Senate  6-year term, Current Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1Democrat  Richard H. Bryan
Elected 1988; re-elected: 1994
Open Seat. Senator Bryan not a candidate.
 CandidateDemocrat  Ed Bernstein
 WinnerRepublican  John Ensign
 CandidateReform  Bill Grutzmacher
running under the "Citizens First Party" banner
 CandidateLibertarian  J.J. Johnson
 CandidateGreen  Kathryn Rusco

Class 3Democrat  Harry Reid
First elected: 1986; re-elected: 1992, 1998
Seat up for election: Tuesday, November 2, 2004.

House of Representatives  2 year term, Current House  
1 Democrat
1 Republican

CD 1Democrat  Shelley Berkley
Renominated - 5 September 2000 Primary
 WinnerDemocrat  Congressman Shelley Berkley
 CandidateRepublican  Jon Porter
 CandidateLibertarian  Charles Schneider
 CandidateReform  W.G. "Swannie" Swenson
running under the "Citizens First Party" banner

CD 2Republican  Jim Gibbons
Renominated - 5 September 2000 Primary
 CandidateReform  Ken Brenneman
running under the "Citizens First Party" banner
 CandidateDemocrat  Tierney Cahill
 WinnerRepublican  Congressman Jim Gibbons
 CandidateGreen  A. Charles Laws
 CandidateLibertarian  Terry "Curt" Savage

Congressional District

Nevada has 2 congressional districts:

CD 1 is wholly within Clark County and generally includes the City of Las Vegas and its immediate vicinity.

CD 2 consists of the remainder of Clark County plus all the remaining Counties in the state.