Learning politics

2014 election results bring volunteers to Legislature.

“Just because we might not be able to win on a bill,” Democratic Assemblywoman Teresa Benitez-Thompson said, “doesn’t mean … that we aren’t the smartest in our strategy, the smartest in our reason, and the most well organized.”

Madeleine Poore, left, met with Assemblymember Jill Dickman, who represents her in the Nevada Legislature. PHOTO BY CAROL CIZAUSKAS

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Steel cage death match

Election 2010: The RN&R looks at selected local races, ballot questions, and begs for mercy.

But it’s not all baseball, hot dogs and apple pie in the eyes of concerned residents, who question the city’s use of multiple subsidies to entice the Aces to build a stadium and to play downtown. “For our entire infrastructure to just [be] sold,” Anderson said, “it’s just crazy. Somebody’s got to do something about it.”
Geno Martini and Ron Schmitt

Geno Martini, center, with his opponent in this year’s election, Ron Schmitt, right.
PHOTO BY DENNIS MYERS

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