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Nevada: 2006 Elections
Edited on Wed Sep-27-06 01:03 PM by Eugene


2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

This page was edited by: Daylin Byak, Eugene, Lasher

State Politics At-A-Glance

Population (2000 Census): 1,998,257
Electoral Votes: 5

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 48%, Bush (R) 50%, Nader (I) 1%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 46%, Bush (R) 50%, Nader (I) 2%
:bluebox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 44%, Dole (R) 43%, Perot (I) 9%

:redbox: Governor: Kenny Guinn (R) Elected: 1998 (Next Election: 2006)
:bluebox: Senior US Senator: Harry Reid (D) Elected: 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: John Ensign (R) Elected: 2000 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: US House (3 seats): D-1, R-2
:redbox: State Senate (21 seats): D-9, R-12
:bluebox: State House (42 seats): D-26, R-15, Vacant-1 (36th)

Election Information

Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: July 25, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: August 15, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 17, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Nevada Secretary of State
Elections Division
101 North Carson Street, Suite 3
Carson City, NV 89701-3714
Phone: (775) 684-5705
Fax: (775) 684-5718

State Democratic Party
Nevada Democratic Party
1325 E. Vegas Valley Drive
Suite C
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: (702) 737-8683

State Republican Party
Nevada Republican Party
8625 W Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: (702) 258-9182
Fax: (702) 258-9186

Governor's Race 2006


Dina Titus (D)
State Senate Minority Leader
Campaign Website:

Jim Gibbons (R)
Campaign Website:

Craig Bergland (G)
Environmental Activist
Campaign Website:

Christopher Hansen (IAP)
Computer Consultant and Anti-Tax Activist
Campaign Website:

US Senate Race 2006

Jack Carter (D)
Investment Consultant and Attorney
Campaign Website:

John Ensign (R) Incumbent
US Senator
Campaign Website:

David Schumann (IAP)
Retired Financial Analyst
Campaign Website:

Brendan Trainor (L)
State Party Chair and Airline Quality Manager
Campaign Website:

Other Statewide Races 2006

Lieutenant Governor

Bob Unger (D)
Real Estate Developer
Campaign Website:

Brian Krolicki (R)
State Treasurer
Campaign Website:

Thomas Jefferson (IAP)
Retired Auto Parts Store Owner
Campaign Website:

Secretary of State

Ross Miller (D)
Campaign Website:

Danny Tarkanian (R)
Campaign Website:

Janine Hansen (IAP)
Conservative Activist and State Party Co-Founder
Campaign Website:

State Treasurer

Kate Marshall (D)
Former Senior Deputy Attorney General
Campaign Website:

Mark DeStefano (R)
Financial Consultant
Campaign Website:

Mark Andrews (IAP)
State Party Vice Chair
Campaign Website:

State Controller

Kim Wallin (D)
Campaign Website:

Steve Martin (R) Incumbent
State Controller
Campaign Website:

Floyd Fitzgibbons (IAP)
Campaign Website:

Attorney General

Catherine Cortez Masto (D)
Attorney & Former Gubernatorial Chief of Staff
Campaign Website:

Don Chairez (R)
Former District Court Judge
Campaign Website:

O.Q. Chris Johnson (IAP)
Campaign Website: ?

US House of Representatives Races 2006

US House Districts: 3

Key Races: 02 OPEN SEAT, Dean Heller (R) v. Jill Derby (D)

Candidates, by Congressional District

Shelley Berkley (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website:
Kenneth Wegner (R), Campaign Website:
Darnell Roberts (IAP), Campaign Website:
Jim Duensing (L), Campaign Website:
Bruce Westcott (Reform), Campaign Website: ?

Jill Derby (D), Campaign Website:
Dean Heller (R), Campaign Website:
James Kroshus (IAP), Campaign Website: ?
Daniel Rosen (I), Campaign Website:

Tessa Hafen (D), Campaign Website:
Jon Porter (R), Incumbent Campaign Website:
Joshua Hansen (IAP), Campaign Website:
Joe Silvestri (L), Campaign Website:

State Senate Races 2006

State Senate Districts: 21

Seats at stake in 2006: 11

Key Races: ?

State House Races 2006

State House Districts: 42

Seats at stake in 2006: 42

Key Races: ?

Ballot initiatives/Referendums

Constitutional Amendment Initiatives

:graybox: Question 1 (Education First):
   Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to require the Nevada Legislature
   to fund the operation of the public schools for kindergarten through grade 12
   before funding any other part of the state budget for the next biennium?
   Full Text

:graybox: Question 2 (Nevada Property Owners's Bill of Rights):
   This proposed amendment would establish that property rights are fundamental
   constitutional rights, that the transfer of land from one private party to another
   private party is not a public use, that government actions causing economic loss
   to property require the payment of just compensation, and that only currently elected
   judges may issue eminent domain decisions.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 3 (Tax and Spending Control for Nevada):
   This proposed amendment would add a new article to the Navada Constitution preventing
   state and local tax increases and new multi-year indebtedness except when referred
   to voters, limiting spending increases by the state, and by cities and counties
   chartered by the state, to inflation plus percentage change in population, barring
   the state from imposing "unfunded mandates" on cities and counties, and allowing suit
   for enforcement.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 4 (Responibly Protect Nevadans from Second-Hand Smoke Act):
   Would prohibit the smoking of tobacco in any form within indoor dining areas
   of restaurants, all school property, hospital and medical offices...
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 5 (Clean Indoor Air Act):
   Initiative Petition to propose a new statute to restrict the smoking of tobacco,
   in any form, in certain areas.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 6 (Raise the Minimum Wage for Working Nevadans Act):
   Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to raise the minimum wage paid to employees?
   Full Text

:graybox: Question 7 (Regulation of Marijuana Initiative):
   Initiative Petition to amend the Constitution to establish a comprehensive system
   of regulation for Marijuana while permitting adults aged 21 and older to use Marijuana
   in private and purchase it from a regulated market generating tax revenues that will
   be dedicated primarily to alcohol and drug treatment and education programs.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 8 (AB 554 (Sales and Use Tax)):
   Makes various changes to provisions governing taxation.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 9 (AJR 11 (Board of Regents)):
   Proposes to amend Nevada Constitution to provide for election of certain members and
   gubernatorial appointment of certain members of Board of Regents, and to specify number
   and terms of members.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 10 (AJR 13 (Legislators Call Special Session)):
   Proposes to amend Nevada Constitution to revise provisions regarding special sessions
   of Legislature.
   Full Text (pdf)

:graybox: Question 11 (SJR 11 (Legislators Paid Every Day of Session)):
   Proposes to amend Nevada Constitution to provide for payment of compensation to members
   of Legislature for each day of service during regular and special sessions and to provide
   for payment of reasonable allowances to such members for postage, express charges,
   newspapers, telecommunications and stationery.
   Full Text (pdf)


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