Nevada Candidates

Below are the candidates running for open positions in the 2018 general election. Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th. Get out and vote!

US Senate

The US Senate is one of two chambers of the federal legislature. Senators are responsible for writing and passing legislation, approving presidential appointments, and ratifying treaties with foreign countries.

U.S. Senate - Nevada

US House Of Representatives

US House of Representatives is one of two chambers for the federal legislature. Representatives begin the legislation process, offer amendments, and serve on committees

Congressional District 1

Congressional District 2

Congressional District 3

Congressional District 4

Governor

The Governor is the chief executive of the state. They are commander-in-chief of the state military forces, they appoint department heads and members of boards and commissions, and have the power to sign or veto bills from the Nevada State Legislature.

Nevada Governor

Lt. Governor

The lieutenant governor serves as the president of the senate when the legislature is in session, but only casts a tie-breaking vote. The lieutenant governor also serves as acting governor when the governor is out of state or otherwise unable to serve. The lieutenant governor also serves as the chair of the Nevada Commission on Tourism and the Nevada Commission on Economic Development.

Nevada Lieutenant Governor

Secretary Of State

The secretary of state acts as the official record-keeper of the state of Nevada and is the keeper of the State Seal of Nevada. The secretary also maintains the official bond of the state treasurer and serves on the State Board of Prison Commissioners, the State Board of Examiners, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board, the State Records Committee, the State Advisory Committee on Participatory Democracy and the Executive Branch Audit Committee.

Nevada Secretary of State

State Attorney General

The Attorney General also serves as legal counsel to state officers and, with few exceptions, to state agencies, boards and commissions. The Attorney General may also work with or help district attorneys, local law enforcement, and federal and international criminal justice agencies in the administration of justice.

Nevada Attorney General

State Comptroller

The controller's main duties include conducting the final audit and settling of all claims against the state. They also must ensure compliance with the intent of the constitution, federal laws and state statutes in this regard.

Nevada State Controller

State Treasurer

The treasurer is a member of the State Board of Finance and serves as chair of the Board of Trustees of the College Savings Plan of Nevada.

Nevada State Treasurer

State Higher Education Board

The Board of Regents shall be responsible for the management and control of the University but may delegate specific authority to its officers as hereinafter provided.

District 1

District 12

District 4

District 9

State Legislative Upper House

Legislative authority and responsibilities include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.

District 10

District 12

District 14

District 16

District 17

District 2

District 20

District 21

District 8

District 9

State Legislative Lower House

Legislative authority and responsibilities include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes.

District 1

District 10

District 11

District 12

District 13

District 14

District 15

District 16

District 17

District 18

District 2

District 20

District 21

District 22

District 23

District 24

District 25

District 26

District 27

District 28

District 29

District 3

District 30

District 31

District 32

District 33

District 34

District 35

District 36

District 37

District 38

District 39

District 4

District 40

District 41

District 42

District 5

District 6

District 7

District 8

District 9

Judicial Supreme Court

The Nevada Supreme Court is the highest court in the Nevada judicial system and is responsible for reviewing appeals from the decisions of the district courts.

Justice of the Supreme Court - Seat C

Justice of the Supreme Court - Seat F

Justice of the Supreme Court - Seat G

Judicial Circuit Court (1)

Nevada District Court Judge - District 2 - Department 1 (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Nevada District Court Judge - District 2 - Department 7 (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Nevada District Court Judge - District 2 - Department 8 (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Nevada District Court Judge - District 8 - Department 10 (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Nevada District Court Judge - District 8 - Department 18 (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Nevada District Court Judge - District 8 - Department 29 (2-Year Unexpired Term)

Judical Special Circuit Court

Nevada District Court Judge - District 2 - Department 2 (Family Court) (2-Year Unexpired Term)