The first Democratic debates since 2008, when then-senator Barack Obama battled Clinton and others for the nomination.
From the Secretary of State’s office:
Candidate filing for non-judicial offices on the 2014 ballot begins at 8 a.m tomorrow, March 3 and closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 14. Candidates can still schedule appointments with the Elections Division at 775-684-5705 during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
Secretary of State Ross Miller released the appointment schedule of individuals who plan to file Declarations of Candidacy for non-judicial offices in the 2014 election.
To date, 15 individuals have scheduled appointments with Secretary of State Elections Division filing officers.
|Date and Time||Name||Office||Location|
|3/3 -8:30 AM||Kim Wallin||Treasurer||Carson City|
|3/3 – 9 AM||Don Gustavson||Senate District 14||Carson City|
|3/3 – 9:30 AM||Mark Hutchison||Lt. Governor||Carson City|
|3/3 – 10:30 AM||Brian Dempsey||U.S. Congress, District 2||Carson City|
|3/3 – 11:30 AM||Adam Laxalt||Attorney General||Las Vegas|
|3/3 – 12 PM||David Cook||Assembly District 40||Carson City|
|3/3 – 1 PM||Jim Wheeler||Assembly District 39||Carson City|
|3/3 – 1 PM||John Ellison||Assembly District 33||Carson City|
|3/3 – 1:30 PM||Barbara Cegavske||Secretary of State||Las Vegas|
|3/3 -2:30 PM||Barry Herr||Controller||Las Vegas|
|3/3 – 4:30 PM||John Rutledge||Governor||Carson City|
|3/4 – 9 AM||Cort Arlint||Controller||Las Vegas|
|3/5 at 2 PM||Vance Alm||U.S. Congress, District 2||Carson City|
|3/6 – 10 AM||Ross Miller||Attorney General||Carson City|
|3/7 – 4:30 PM||Jared Townsend||Assembly District 40||Carson City|
In other news……
Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel – TBN’s Sponsor of the Week
This week’s newsletter is brought to you by Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel who will be honored as the Emerge Nevada”Woman of the Year” this coming Saturday, March 8th in Las Vegas. Spiegel is a graduate of the 2007 (first) class of Emerge Nevada and is the first graduate to have been elected to public office. Clark County District Court Judge Nancy Allf will also receive the “Alumna of the Year” award. You don’t want to miss this celebration so get your tickets while you still can. Tickets are available online here. Thank you Assemblywoman Spiegel for your generous support of TBN and all you do for Nevada!
Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Paul Aizley and Assemblyman Dr. Andy Eisen were among the elected who participated at their caucus location in Southern Nevada last week, bringing the number of Democratic officials elected to state offices present at caucus to nearly 50!
Rep. Titus Receives Endorsements from Key Latino Leaders
The Latin Chamber of Commerce and several Democratic members of the state Assembly and Senate endorsed Rep. Dina Titus for a second term over Republican challenger Jose Padilla. Endorsements came from Otto Merida, President of the Latin Chamber of Commerce, State Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis, Senator Ruben Kihuen, and Assembly members Lucy Flores and Irene Bustamante Adams. Other Latino leaders include Eloiza Martinez, Luis Valera, Tony Sanchez and Nora Luna.
Kate Marshall Receives EMILY’s List Endorsement
Congratulations to State Treasurer Kate Marshall, who received the endorsement of EMILY’s List last Thursday. In announcing their endorsement, EMILY’s List President, Stephanie Schriock, stated about my candidacy, “Kate’s record as State Treasurer over the past seven years shows a commitment to empowering women and families through economic development, and EMILY’s List… is proud to help her become Nevada’s next Secretary of State.” Donate to Kate’s campaign here.
Lucy Flores Announces Candidacy for Lieutenant Governor
It was a packed house at the North Las Vegas campus of College of Southern Nevada yesterday when Assemblywoman Lucy Flores announced her candidacy for Lt. Governor. To get involved in Lucy’s campaign, visit her website at www.lucyflores.com.
National Women’s Lobby Day
March 8th is National Women’s Lobby Day. This is the day to check your congressional representative’s voting record on women’s issues and let him or her know how you feel about that. Click here for more information.
Apply Now for Nevada Youth Legislature
Applications Now Being Accepted for the Nevada Youth Legislature. This is a great opportunity for teenagers to learn about our government by actually participating in it. Applicants must be 9th to 11th grade students during the first school year in which they will serve on the Nevada Youth Legislature. The deadline to apply is April 12th. For more information, click here or download an application.
Nominations Now Being Accepted for Nevada Senior Citizen of the Year
Nominations for the Nevada Senior Citizen of the Year for 2013 will be accepted through March 31, 2014. The Nevada Delegation of the National Silver Haired Congress (NSHC) in partnership with the Aging Services Directors Organization (ASDO) established this award last year. Anyone knowing a Senior Citizen who has made significant contributions at the local, state, and/or national level may nominate that person. Click here for nomination forms and additional information.
Students can enter “Home Means Nevada” Essay Contest
Students in grades six through 12 are invited to enter the Home Means Nevada Sesquicentennial Essay Contest, sponsored by the Nevada Department of Education, Nevada in the West Magazine, Nevada History Foundation and the Nevada 150 Commission. All entries must be submitted to the Nevada Department of Education by March 24, 2014. Click here for more information.
On the Flip Side
Less than 1/3 of Republican Party believes GOP Leadership Doing a Good Job in Congress
A new Pew Survey done last month shows that just 28% of Republicans and Republican leaners said the GOP was doing a good or excellent job in standing up for its traditional positions of smaller government, tax-cutting and conservative social values, while seven-in-ten (70%) rated their party’s job as “only fair” or “poor.” Read the entire report here.
Emerge Nevada is building a pipeline of Democratic women ready to run for office by recruiting, mentoring, and training them on the skills they need to win. Collectively, we have changed the face of Nevada politics and are poised for even bigger gains in the next election cycle. But we need you to become part of our movement!
Applications for the Class of 2014 will open September 1st, and will be accepted until October 15th. The online application will be available on the Emerge Nevada website.
Women are encouraged to apply early due to the detailed nature of the application.
Not interested in running for office but know a woman who should? You can also help us create the next generation of Democratic women leaders by recommending someone you know to the program! Personal encouragement makes all of the difference in getting women to step up and run for office.