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List of Candidates Set for Council Special Election

List of Candidates Set for Council Special Election

 

City of Las Vegas officials have released the final list of candidates for the upcoming special election to finish the term of Councilman Steve Wolfson.

Wolfson, who joined the City Council in 2004 when he won a special election to an open seat, recently received an appointment to fill out the remaining three years of the term of District Attorney David Roger. Roger was re-elected in 2006 and 2010, but left the post to take a job with the Las Vegas Police Protective Association.

The list includes former State Senator Bob Beers, who lost his seat to Allison Copening in 2008, and city Planning Commissioner Ric Truesdell, who ran against Wolfson in 2004.

The full list:

Early Voting Next Week in Ross Recall Election

Early Voting Next Week in Ross Recall Election

 

The recall election of Councilman Steve Ross is almost here.

Early voting for the Jan. 31 Special Recall Election in Ward 6 will take place Jan. 26 and 27. Only those voters who are registered to vote in the city of Las Vegas Ward 6 are eligible to vote in this election. During early voting, all Ward 6 voters can cast ballots for the city council seat at these locations: 

Thursday, Jan. 26

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Centennial Plaza (trailer)
  • Centennial Center and Tropical Parkway

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Centennial Hills Community Center Room 4
  • Buffalo Drive and Deer Springs Way

Friday, Jan. 27

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Centennial Plaza (trailer)
  • Centennial Center and Tropical Parkway

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Registration Deadline is Saturday for Ross Recall Election

Registration Deadline is Saturday for Ross Recall Election

 

Las Vegas voters wanting to take part in the recall election of Councilman Steve Ross have until Saturday to register.

Beginning Thursday, the City Clerk’s Office will be open extended hours for in-person voter registration for the election. City of Las Vegas residents living in Ward 6 who have not yet registered to vote but who wish to cast a ballot can register in person in the City Clerk’s Office during extended hours from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, and Saturday, Jan. 14.

The City Clerk’s Office is located on the first floor of Las Vegas City Hall, 400 Stewart Ave. The last day to register to vote is 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14.

The election will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31 with early voting taking place Jan. 26-27.

Proposed Commission District Changes Up for Comment

Proposed Commission District Changes Up for Comment

Potential new districts for the Clark County Commission will be on display at a meeting tonight at county headquarters.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Commission Chambers at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway in downtown Las Vegas. It also will be available live on Clark County Television (CCTV) Channel 4 and streamed live over the Internet at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov.

The boundaries also will be available for review during an open house at the headquarters from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on business days from July 7-15.

The changes also will be available online at the County website at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov. Comments may be provided either at the open house or via email at redistricting@ClarkCountyNV.gov.

Coffin Takes Bitter Contest in Las Vegas Ward 3 Race

Coffin Takes Bitter Contest in Las Vegas Ward 3 Race

 

Former State Senator Bob Coffin defeats former Democratic Party Chairwoman Adriana Martinez in an ugly contest.

As Bob Coffin supporters waited Tuesday for election results to trickle in, they were entertained by "Wheel of Fortune" on a television set up at Dona Maria's restaurant.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Public Comment Invited on Commission Boundaries

Public Comment Invited on Commission Boundaries

 

 

New district boundaries will be the topic of discussion at upcoming county workshops.

Clark County is hosting meeting during the next two weeks to solicit comments and suggestions for changes to commission district electoral boundaries.

The workshops will be held throughout the Las Vegas Valley: