Democrats’ voter turnout for primary was low, but not unexpected
While more Nevada Republicans than Democrats voted last week in the primary election, the overall turnout of 23.92% was “not too impressive” but also “not too surprising,” said David Damore, professor and chair of the UNLV department of political science.
The primary election is done in Nevada. Now candidates and voters are looking ahead to the General Election in November. Our experts will analyze the primary election and give their thoughts to what’s ahead for the General Election.
Lombardo, Sisolak, Cortez Masto, Laxalt win party approval
Gov. Steve Sisolak, with about 40% of state votes tallied, took 89.9% of the vote against former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins in the Democratic gubernatorial primary to advance to the November election, where he is expected to face a stiff Republican challenge from Joe Lombardo, who received 39% of the vote statewide . In Clark County, Sisolak picked up 79.6% of votes and Lombardo got 47.9%.
Nevada GOP bucks Trump on endorsements, but does it really matter?
Reno attorney and former boxer Joey Gilbert received the Nevada Republican Party’s endorsement for governor, just a couple of days after Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo received former President Donald Trump’s endorsement.