The Green Papers: Nevada 2017 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:2,709,432 (0.87% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:6(1.12% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:4(0.92% of 435)
Capital:Carson City
 

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Nevada State and Local Government


Nevada does not permit write-ins.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 115th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Republican Senator  Dean Heller
First appointed: 3 May 2011 (re: resignation of Senator John Eric Ensign [Republican]); first elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
 Candidate list (7)
  Candidate Democratic     Jay Gregory Craddock
FEC S8NV00131; 15 Apr 17; Tot $14,196; Dsb $13,004
  Candidate Democratic     Sujeet Narendra "Bobby" Mahendra
FEC S6NV00234; 30 Jun 17; Tot $7,442; Dsb $2,700
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Jacklyn S. "Jacky" Rosen
Congressman Congressional District 3

FEC S8NV00156; 30 Jun 17; Tot $549,057; Dsb $147,884
  Candidate Democratic     Jesse Sbaih
FEC S8NV00149; 30 Jun 17; Tot $140,593; Dsb $57,433
  Candidate Republican     Sarah Gazala
FEC S8NV00164
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Dean Heller
FEC S2NV00183; 30 Jun 17; Tot $2,824,672; Dsb $633,836
  Candidate Republican     Danny Tarkanian
FEC S0NV00203

Class 3 Democratic Senator  Catherine Marie Cortez Masto
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Brian E. Sandoval
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2014
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Clark County Commissioner  Stephen F. "Steve" Sisolak
  Candidate Republican     Jared Fisher
  Candidate Republican     Treasurer  Dan Schwartz

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Lieutenant Governor  Mark Hutchison
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Lieutenant Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Chip Evans
  Candidate Democratic     former state Treasurer Kate Marshall
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Michael Roberson

115th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2018, 2020. No Term Limit. 115th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
3 Democratic (2 Undetermined, 1 Open);
1 Republican (1 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 115th Congress
CD 1 Democratic Congressman  Alice Costandina "Dina" Titus
First elected: 2012.
Previously elected to the U.S. House: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
 Candidate list (2) - 116th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Reuben D'Silva
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Alice Costandina "Dina" Titus
FEC H8NV03036; 30 Jun 17; Tot $169,439; Dsb $94,431

Incumbent - 115th Congress
CD 2 Republican Congressman  Mark Eugene Amodei
First elected in a Special Election: 13 September 2011 re: appointment of Congressman Dean Heller (Republican) to the U.S. Senate
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
 Candidate list (3) - 116th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Rick Shepherd
FEC H6NV02255; 30 Jun 17; Tot $550; Dsb $405
  Candidate Republican     Congressman  Mark Eugene Amodei
FEC H2NV02395; 30 Jun 17; Tot $214,414; Dsb $185,007
  Candidate Republican     former state Assemblywoman Sharron E. Angle
FEC H6NV02172

Incumbent - 115th Congress
CD 3 Democratic Congressman  Jacklyn S. "Jacky" Rosen
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Open Seat - Running for the U.S. Senate Class 1 seat in 2018.
 Candidate list (11) - 116th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Hermon Farahi
FEC H8NV03127
  Candidate Democratic     Richard Craig Hart
FEC H8NV03101
  Candidate Democratic     Susie Lee
FEC H8NV03200
  Candidate Democratic     John Dennis Love
FEC H8NV03192
  Candidate Democratic     Steven Mitchell "Steve" Schiffman
FEC H6NV03154
  Candidate Democratic     Michael Weiss
FEC H8NV03168
  Candidate Republican     Eddie Hamilton
FEC H8NV03135
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Scott Hammond
FEC H8NV03119
  Candidate Republican     David Owen "Dave" McKeon
FEC H8NV03150
  Candidate Republican     former Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman
FEC H8NV03184
  Candidate Republican     Lynda Tache
FEC H8NV03176

Incumbent - 115th Congress
CD 4 Democratic Congressman  Ruben Jesus Kihuen
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
aka Ruben Jesus Kihuen Bernal
 Candidate list (3) - 116th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Congressman  Ruben Jesus Kihuen
FEC H2NV00050; 30 Jun 17; Tot $544,609; Dsb $235,630
  Candidate Democratic     Amy Vilela
FEC H8NV04018
  Candidate Republican     Las Vegas City Councilman  Stavros S. Anthony
FEC H8NV04026

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Secretary of State  Barbara K. Cegavske
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Secretary of State is unaffected by the State's term limit.

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Attorney General  Adam Paul Laxalt
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Attorney General is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Aaron D. Ford

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Treasurer  Dan Schwartz
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Treasurer is unaffected by the State's term limit.
Open Seat - 11 August 2017: Will not run for re-election in 2018.

Controller  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2018. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Controller  Ron Knecht
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 6 November 2018
The current Controller is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 4 incumbents, 19 candidates
  Republican: 8 incumbents, 14 candidates
Major Third Parties
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  Independent American (affiliate of Constitution)
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  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   Links to State Legislatures
  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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