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Located near the west coast of the United States, Nevada is nicknamed “the silver state” due to its vital importance of the metal to Nevada’s history and economy. Although Nevada’s capital is Carson City, more than Nevadians inhabit the area in and around the city of Las Vegas. Widely known for its libertarian laws towards marriage, divorce, gambling and prostitution, Nevada has become a major tourist destination in recent years. Currently, Nevada has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of four members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 42 members of the Nevada Assembly and 21 members of the Nevada State Senate. As of September 2013, Nevada is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have state government trifecta.


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2014 elections in Nevada

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National politics in Nevada

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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Dean Heller
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Nevada 2011January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Harry Reid
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Nevada 1987January 3, 2017Link

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Cresent Hardy
Republican PartyDistrict 4 2015January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Dina Titus
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2013January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Joe Heck
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Mark Amodei
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

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The structure of the Nevada judicial system is laid out in Article 6 of the state constitution. On the state level, Nevada has the Nevada Supreme Court and four levels of trial courts.

There are two federal courts in Nevada: the District of Nevada and the District of Nevada Bankruptcy Court.



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The Silver State
Capital:   Carson City
Motto:   All For Our Country
Population:   2.7 million
Area of state:   110,561 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1864
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