Tag Archives: Nevada

Nevada Final Tally: Sanders Picks Up 24 Delegates

Bloomberg News reports: Bernie Sanders picked up 24 delegates from Nevada, doubling his total haul in the Democratic presidential primary from the three early-state contests held so far. With a first-place win in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses, the Vermont senator now has 45 delegates, while former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has 25 and former Vice President Joe Biden has …

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Biden Projected To Finish Second Place In NV Caucus

NBC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden will finish second in the Nevada Democratic presidential caucuses, NBC News projected Sunday night, and will likely earn seven national convention delegates. The second-place finish, added to the endorsement of South Carolina’s top Democrat, Rep. Jim Clyburn — which will come Wednesday, NBC News has learned — will give Biden momentum heading …

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Still No Final Results In Nevada Democratic Caucus

The New York Times reports: It took four hours on Saturday afternoon to count just 4 percent of the results from the Nevada caucuses. That didn’t stop The Associated Press from calling the state for Senator Bernie Sanders, but it did cause a lot of confusion — and continued to do so late into the night — about why counting …

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Buttigieg Camp Alleges Nevada Early Vote Miscount

The Nevada Independent reports: Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign, in a letter sent to the Nevada State Democratic Party just before midnight on Sunday, is alleging numerous errors in how early vote totals were folded into the Caucus Day process. The campaign is asking the party to provide early vote and in-person vote totals by precinct, correct any …

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Trump Congratulates “Crazy Bernie” On Nevada Win

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump congratulated Bernie Sanders on his apparent victory in the Nevada caucus, but still couldn’t help but insult him while mocking the other 2020 Democratic candidates and implying that there exists a conspiracy to keep Sanders from winning. In a Saturday evening tweet, not long after Fox News called the Nevada caucus for Sanders, Trump noted …

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Bernie Sanders Projected As Nevada Caucus Winner

Mother Jones reports: Bernie Sanders has won Nevada’s Saturday caucuses, notching another victory on his quest to secure the Democratic nomination. His campaign counted on a massive field organization to turn out early voters, especially among Latinos, but it appears he also won most of the key day-of caucus sites. While the complete outcome is not yet available, Nevada’s caucuses …

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Nevada Democratic Caucuses Results: Open Thread

Vox reports: The Nevada caucuses — the third contest in the Democratic nomination process — are happening Saturday, with caucus locations opening at 10 am Pacific and the actual caucuses scheduled to begin at 12 pm Pacific (or 3 pm Eastern). Sen. Bernie Sanders is widely viewed as the favorite to win the caucuses, but with polling being difficult and …

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Dems Hire Massive Call Center To Handle NV Caucus

NBC News reports: Nervous about another fiasco like Iowa’s, Democrats here and nationally are going to extra lengths to try to avoid a breakdown in the caucus process that could delay results on Saturday. Nevada Democrats have hired a professional call center with 200 paid operators and dedicated reporting lines to help intake results from caucus sites around the state, …

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LIVE VIDEO: Las Vegas Hosts Ninth Democratic Debate

The Insider reports: Thanks to a rule change by the Democratic National Committee, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg will take to the debate stage for the first time in the 2020 primary cycle. The Las Vegas debate will be hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Noticias Telemundo in partnership with the Nevada Independent and will take place at …

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NEVADA: New “Persist” Super PAC Airs Pro-Warren Ads

The New York Times reports: Supporters of Senator Elizabeth Warren have formed a last-minute super PAC to boost her candidacy in Nevada and are plunging $1 million into television and other ads in the race’s final days, despite the Massachusetts senator’s previous outspoken opposition to such groups. The group, which calls itself the Persist PAC, filed paperwork with the Federal …

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Politico: Rivals Fears Sanders Is Becoming Unstoppable

Politico reports: Bernie Sanders is becoming harder to stop. Nevada is where his opponents are starting to realize it. Advisers to three rival campaigns privately conceded over the weekend that the best anyone else could hope for here is second or third. Some of them gape at the crowd sizes at Sanders’ events — like the swarm of supporters who …

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NEVADA: Sanders Holds Lead Heading Into Caucus

The Las Vegas Journal-Review reports: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the presidential field by a solid margin among likely Democratic caucus-goers heading into Nevada’s four-day early voting period, but all six of the candidates actively campaigning in the state this week earned double-digit support according to The Nevada Poll™. Sanders led the pack with 25 percent of respondents expressing support, …

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Sanders Again Chastises Supporters About Harassment

“Harassment of all forms is unacceptable to me, and we urge supporters of all campaigns not to engage in bullying or ugly personal attacks. Our campaign is building a multi-generational, multi-racial movement of love, compassion, and justice. “We can certainly disagree on issues, but we must do it in a respectful manner.” – Sen. Bernie Sanders, after leaders of the …

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Nevada Paper Endorses Klobuchar And Biden, Claims Sanders “Simply Guarantees A Trump Second Term”

From the editorial board of the Las Vegas Sun: Democrats see an urgent need to defeat Donald Trump and save our nation from an autocrat. We agree, which is why we’re endorsing Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming Nevada caucuses. Pete Buttigieg has all the right values in place, and appeals with his intellect …

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Nevada Dems Won’t Use Iowa’s Caucus App After All

Axios reports: Nevada’s Democrats say their Feb. 22 caucus will not use the same vote-tallying app that’s being blamed for the unprecedented delay reporting Monday’s Iowa caucus results. CNN previously reported Nevada would. When software introductions fail as badly as Iowa’s just did, engineers typically “roll back” their system to its last previously functioning state. For Nevada’s Democrats, that’s likely …

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Bloomberg Declines To File For Nevada Caucus

Reuters reports: Nevada Democrats will not be able to caucus for Michael Bloomberg next month. The former New York City mayor and Democratic presidential candidate failed to file with the Nevada State Democratic Party by a Jan. 1 deadline, the party announced Thursday morning. Bloomberg is intending to bypass the four early voting states, including Nevada, which will be third …

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New Polls: Joe Biden Far Out Front In SC, Tied In NV

CNN reports: Our first CNN/SSRS polls of the South Carolina Democratic primary and Nevada Democratic caucuses show two very different races. Former Vice President Joe Biden holds a large 37% to 16% advantage over Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in South Carolina among likely Democratic primary voters. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is at 11%. No one else gets above 5%. This …

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DNC To Iowa And Nevada: Scrap The Caucus-By-Phone

The Associated Press reports: The Democratic National Committee will recommend scrapping state plans to offer virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns, sources tell The Associated Press. The final choice whether to allow virtual caucuses in Iowa and Nevada is up to the party’s powerful Rules and Bylaws Committee. But opposition from DNC’s executive and staff leadership makes …

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Iowa And Nevada To Allow Caucus Voting By Phone

The Associated Press reports: Democrats in the early presidential contest states of Iowa and Nevada will be able to cast their votes over the telephone instead of showing up at their states’ traditional neighborhood caucus meetings next February, according to plans unveiled by the state parties. The tele-caucus systems, the result of a mandate from the Democratic National Committee, are …

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NEVADA: Explosion At University Dorm, Three Injured

NBC News reports: Police at University of Nevada, Reno say they’re responding to a “utilities accident” following reports of an explosion at a dormitory. Authorities said Friday that police officers and firefighters were on scene and advised people to stay away.  Photos posted to social media showed extensive damage spanning multiple floors of a dormitory. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports: Three …

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