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Nevada State Senate elections, 2008

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Elections for Nevada State Senate were held in Nevada on November 4, 2008. A total of 10 seats were up for election. The primary election day was August 12, 2008.

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve in the Nevada State Senate, a candidate must be:[1]

  • A U.S. citizen at the time of filing
  • 21 years old at the filing deadline time
  • A one-year resident of Nevada preceding the election
  • A resident for 30 days of the senate district from which elected at the filing deadline time
  • A qualified election. A qualified voter is someone who is:
* A U.S. citizen
* A resident of Nevada for at least 6 months prior to the next election, and 30 days in the district or county
* At least 18 years old by the next election

List of candidates

Clark 1

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • John Lee Approveda
Republican Party August 12 Republican primary:
  • Ron McGinnisApproveda
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada August 12 Independent American primary:
  • Lance Hinton Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Lee: 25,937 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ron McGinnis: 10,784
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Lance Hinton: 1,584

Clark 3

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • Anthony Wernicke Approveda
  • Valerie Wiener Approveda
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • No candidates filed.

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Anthony Wernicke: 8,209
Democratic Party Valerie Wiener: 14,905 Green check mark transparent.png

Clark 4

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • John Bonaventura: 1,297
  • Steven A. Horsford: 2,961 Approveda
  • Ronald Newsome: 338
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • Sharon Gobel Approveda
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada August 12 Independent American primary:
  • Stan Vaughan Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Steven A. Horsford: 25,943 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Sharon Gobel: 7,686
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Stan Vaughan: 1,521

Clark 5(A)

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • Shirley Breeden Approveda
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • Joe Heck Approveda
Libertarian Party August 12 Libertarian primary:
  • Tim Hagan Approveda
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada August 12 Independent American primary:
  • Tony Blanque Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Shirley Breeden: 46,420 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Joe Heck: 45,655
Libertarian Party Tim Hagan: 4,754
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Tony Blanque: 2,843

Clark 6

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • Allison Copening Approveda
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • Bob Beers Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Allison Copening: 23,751 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Bob Beers: 20,940

Clark 7(A)

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • Brandon Casutt: 679
  • Steve Nathan: 825
  • David Parks: 3,762 Approveda
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • Lindsay Nicole Madsen: 1,394 Approveda
  • Lou Toomin: 1,102
  • Robert Zavala: 535

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lindsay Nicole Madsen: 17,926
Republican Party David Parks: 38,200 Green check mark transparent.png

Clark 11

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • Mike Schneider Approveda
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • Joe Locatelli Approveda
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada August 12 Independent American primary:
  • Stacey Gonzales Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mike Schneider: 16,969 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Joe Locatelli: 7,919
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Stacey Blanque Gonzales: 1,811

Rural

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • Janine Hansen Approveda
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • Dean Rhodes Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Janine Hansen: 10,982
Republican Party Dean Rhoads: 20,623 Green check mark transparent.png

Central

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed.
Republican Party August 12 GOP primary:
  • Mike McGinness Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mike McGinness Green check mark transparent.png

Washoe 3

Democratic Party August 12 Democratic Primary:
  • Jade Zahreddine Approveda
Republican Party August 12 GOP Primary:
  • Sharron Angle: 4,327
  • Bill Raggio: 4,875 Approveda
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada August 12 Independent American primary:
  • Gary Feero Approveda

November 4 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jade Zahreddine: 16,232
Republican Party Bill Raggio: 34,062 Green check mark transparent.png
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Gary Feero: 3,733

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