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Rio Lacanlale

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Recent articles by Rio:

Nevada Democrats want to hold the first presidential primary in 2024. Here's why it matters.

National Democrats could decide as soon as this Friday which state will hold the first contest in the 2024 presidential nomination process. → Read More

Clark County reports first flu deaths of season as cases increase in Southern Nevada

One of the women was in her 40s and the other in her 60s, according to Southern Nevada health officials. → Read More

Lawsuit: Joey Gilbert fighting 'rogue founder' of America's Frontline Doctors for control

A lawsuit details how a financial audit sparked a public fight for control of a group that rose to prominence by spreading COVID-19 misinformation. → Read More

Nevada Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo announces Ben Kieckhefer as incoming chief of staff

Nevada's incoming governor, Joe Lombardo, announced his chief of staff on Monday — a former Republican state senator and current gaming commissioner. → Read More

Barbara Cegavske delivers final canvass report; Nevada Supreme Court certifies election

"Election administration is a team effort," Republican Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said Tuesday at her final canvass before she leaves office. → Read More

Nevada prison officials searching for inmate who left Las Vegas transitional facility

Ashley Daniels, 32, was expected to return to Casa Grande Transitional Housing after a work shift on Sunday. He was discovered missing 5 a.m. Monday. → Read More

Patricia Lee appointed as first Black and Asian American woman on Nevada Supreme Court

Patricia Lee, a Las Vegas attorney, has been appointed by Gov. Steve Sisolak as the first Black judge and Asian American woman to serve on the Nevada Supreme Court. → Read More

Final Nevada midterm election results for federal, statewide offices

Nevada's 17 counties have certified the votes cast on Election Day. → Read More

Las Vegas man at center of viral GOP voter fraud claim completes probation, avoids jail time

Donald Hartle was originally charged with two felony counts accusing him of using his dead wife's ballot in the 2020 presidential election. → Read More

Las Vegas Starbucks employees launch first unionizing effort in Nevada

The Las Vegas store hopes to join a nationwide organizing effort led by Starbucks Workers United. → Read More

Republican Joe Lombardo, governor-elect of Nevada, delivers victory speech in Las Vegas

The Trump-backed sheriff defeated Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, a first-term Democrat seeking reelection, by more than 16,000 votes. → Read More

Trump-backed Adam Laxalt concedes to Cortez Masto in pivotal Nevada U.S. Senate race

Cortez Masto, once considered the most endangered Democrat in the Senate, defeated Laxalt by less than a single percentage point — 48.8% to 48%. → Read More

Democrat Conine wins reelection as Nevada treasurer; Fiore personally calls to concede

Typically an overlooked race on the ballot, the fight for control of Nevada's government finances this cycle attracted an unusual amount of attention. → Read More

Catherine Cortez Masto wins reelection in Nevada — and Senate power for the Democrats

With Senate power on the line, Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto was considered the most vulnerable Democrat in the chamber throughout the cycle. → Read More

Nevada's vulnerable House Democrats clinch sweeping reelection victories

The AP called the races Friday night in Nevada's 1st, 3rd and 4th Congressional Districts after Clark County released additional election results. → Read More

Two days after Election Day, about 100,000 mail ballots in Nevada still need to be counted

With Senate races already called in other key states — like Pennsylvania and Ohio — the nation's eyes have zeroed in on Nevada's ongoing count. → Read More

Election results: Will Nevada's reform-minded attorney general defeat tough-on-crime rival?

Nevadans head to the polls tonight to decide the heated attorney general's race between incumbent Democrat Aaron Ford and GOP rival Sigal Chattah. → Read More

Early ballot measure results: Nevadans so far vote in favor of 3 ballot measures

Tonight, Nevada voters will weigh in on three ballot measures, including one that would dramatically reshape the way elections are conducted. → Read More

Democrat Steve Sisolak trails Joe Lombardo in Nevada's gubernatorial race

Election Day caps off a brutal campaign season for a race that remained close until the very end. → Read More

Can Laxalt flip Cortez Masto's highly-coveted Senate seat? We likely won't know for days.

The nation's eyes will be on Nevada today as voters decide whether to retain incumbent Catherine Cortez Masto or flip her U.S. Senate seat red. → Read More