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Revision as of 14:04, 17 January 2014

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Contents
1 2014 elections
1.1 Races to watch in Nevada
1.2 Elections by type
2 Voting in Nevada
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



Nevada

The state of Nevada will hold elections in 2014. Below are the dates of note:

On the 2014 ballot
Find current election news and links here.
U.S. Senate Unscheduled electiond
U.S. House Scheduled electiona
State Executives Scheduled electiona
State Senate Scheduled electiona
State Assembly Scheduled electiona
Statewide ballot measures (3 measures) Scheduled electiona
Local ballot measures Unscheduled electiond
School boards Scheduled electiona

2014 elections

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Races to watch in Nevada

U.S. Congress


See also: Nevada's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

Despite President Barack Obama winning the district's vote in 2012, Rep. Joe Heck won re-election. However, with the addition of a strong and well-known Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray-Kohn, 2014 may be a tougher race.


Nevada State Legislature


See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2014 and Nevada State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nevada State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Heading into the election, the Democratic Party controls the chamber. The following table details the districts' margins of victory in the November 6, 2012, general election.

Elections for the office of Nevada State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Heading into the election, the Democratic Party controls the chamber. The following table details the 10 districts with the smallest margin of victory in the November 6, 2012, general election.

Elections by type

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Contents
1 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Nevada
1.1 Partisan breakdown
1.2 Incumbents
1.3 List of candidates by district
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U.S. House of Representatives elections in Nevada

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Nevada, 2014 and United States House of Representatives elections, 2014

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Nevada will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect four candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's four congressional districts.

Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 14, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Nevada has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Nevada elections, 2014

Incumbent: N/A

Partisan breakdown


Heading into the November 4th election, Democrats and Republicans both hold two of the four of the congressional seats from Nevada.

Members of the U.S. House from Nevada -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 2 Pending
     Republican Party 2 Pending
Total 4 4

Incumbents


Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the four congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Dina Titus Electiondot.png Democratic 1
Mark Amodei Ends.png Republican 2
Joe Heck Ends.png Republican 3
Steven Horsford Electiondot.png Democratic 4

List of candidates by district


Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

1st Congressional District

General election candidates


June 10, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 10, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 10, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


4th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 10, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


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State executive official elections in Nevada

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See also: Nevada state executive official elections, 2014 and State executive official elections, 2014
Contents
1 State executive official elections in Nevada
2 List of candidates by office
2.1 Governor
2.2 Lieutenant Governor
2.3 Attorney General
2.4 Secretary of State
2.5 Down ballot offices

Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Nevada.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Nevada:

List of candidates by office

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Governor


Lieutenant Governor


Attorney General


Secretary of State


Down ballot offices


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
State Treasurer Kate Marshall
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2006 Term-limited, running for secretary of state[16]
Controller Kim Wallin
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2006 Term-limited, running for Treasurer[17]


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State Senate election in Nevada

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See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nevada State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Nevada State Senate:

Nevada State Senate
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 11 Pending
     Republican Party 10 Pending
Total 21 21

List of candidates by district

Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

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State Assembly election in Nevada

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See also: Nevada State Assembly elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Nevada State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 10, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Nevada State Assembly:

Nevada House of Representatives
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 26 Pending
     Republican Party 15 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 42 42

List of candidates by district

Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42

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Statewide ballot measure elections in Nevada

See also: Nevada 2014 ballot measures and 2014 ballot measures

Three statewide ballot measures have been certified for the 2014 statewide ballot in Nevada.

On the ballot


November 4:

Type Title Subject Description
LRCA SJR 14 Courts Amends Nevada Constitution to create an intermediate appellate court
LRCA SJR 15 Taxes Amends Nevada Constitution to remove mining tax cap of 5%
IndISS Question 3 Taxes Implements a 2% margins tax on businesses for public schools

Potential measures


Type Title Subject Description
CICA Healthcare Exchange Initiative Healthcare Prohibits state and local governments from creating, operating or maintaining a health insurance exchange
CICA Voter ID Initiative Elections Requires voters to present an ID prior to voting

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School board elections in Nevada

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See also: List of school board elections in 2014 and Nevada school board elections, 2014

A total of three Nevada school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature nine seats up for election. Each district has scheduled elections for November 4, 2014. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the districts listed below serve 387,828 K-12 students.[18]

Elections by date


Note: Last updated January 1, 2014

A total of 666 school districts are holding elections for 2,141 seats in 2014. This list breaks down the Nevada school board elections in chronological order:

November 4, 2014

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Voting in Nevada

See also: Voting in Nevada
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Important voting information

  • Nevada uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
  • As of July 2014, Nevada is one of the 15 states that have implemented online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Nevada, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Nevada is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins on the third Saturday before the election and ends on the Friday prior to election day 17 days before Election Day.[19][20] The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Nevada ranked 14th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Nevada received an overall score of 69%.[21]

See also

References

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  2. Associated Press, "Nevada - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 9, 2014
  3. Roll Call,' "DCCC Uses Inauguration to Tout Potential House Recruits," January 22, 2013
  4. Las Vegas Sun, "Sandoval kicks off re-election bid with State of the State, budget," January 16, 2013
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 Nevada Secretary of State, 2014 Filed Candidates, accessed March 17, 2014
  6. Las Vegas Sun, Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Announcement, November 7, 2013
  7. David Lory VanderBeek for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 26, 2013
  8. News 4, Hutchison to run for Nevada lieutenant governor, July 8, 2013
  9. Mohave Daily News, Lowden to Run for Office, August 5, 2013
  10. RGJ, Democrats' lieutenant governor candidate Flores is young and ambitious; Is her goal to become first Latina governor of Nevada? February 20, 2014
  11. RGJ.com, "Ross Miller: A prince who would be king," January 10, 2013
  12. Review Journal, Barlow considering run for state controller, July 22, 2013
  13. Reno Gazette-Journal "Adam Paul Laxalt expected to announce he's running for attorney general; His first news conference may prove uncomfortable," January 17, 2014
  14. Nevada Secretary of State, 2014 Filed Candidates, accessed March 18, 2014
  15. Official Campaign Website 2014, "Homepage," accessed February 27, 2013
  16. Kate Marshall for Secretary of State 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 26, 2013
  17. Kim Wallin for State Treasurer 2014 Official campaign website
  18. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Second Information System," Accessed January 2, 2014
  19. Rock the Vote "Where Can I Vote in Nevada?" accessed December 16, 2013
  20. Nevada Secretary of State "Early Voting Information," accessed December 16, 2013
  21. Pew Charitable Trusts, "Election Performance Index Report," accessed April 23, 2014