Latest Barbara Cegavske News

Transcripts reveal link between Trump, Nevada fake electors

Dec. 22, 2022 22:38 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New transcripts of closed-door testimony to the Jan. 6 House committee show Donald Trump and his allies had a direct hand in the Nevada Republican Party’s scheme to send a phony electoral certificate to Congress in 2020 in a last-ditch attempt to keep the former president in...

Nevada elections department subpoenaed in Trump probe

Dec. 15, 2022 23:41 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's departing Secretary of State was served a subpoena last month as part of the U.S. Department of Justice special counsel’s investigation into efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 election results. The subpoena...

Nevada Supreme Court certifies official election results

Nov. 22, 2022 17:14 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Supreme Court justices and the secretary of state formally certified the results of the 2022 general election on Tuesday in the western battleground state where just over half of all ballots were cast by mail. With no debate or questions, the six...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Nov. 18, 2022 10:39 AM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Split-ticket voting in Arizona...

Nevada counties approving voting results; no snags reported

Nov. 16, 2022 19:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elected officials in several Nevada counties have reviewed and signed off on results of the Nov. 8 vote, in preparation for sending final tallies to the state’s top election official for certification. Storey County commissioners on Tuesday became the first to...

Nevada high court rejects plea to stop county's hand-count

Nov. 14, 2022 22:10 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court denied an emergency writ from two voting rights groups on Monday that sought to shut down a controversial hand-count of all paper ballots in rural Nye County, meaning that the county clerk can continue the hand-counting of ballots that have been counted...

Some media barred as Nevada governor-elect pledges openness

Nov. 14, 2022 21:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo returned Monday to the high school where he graduated in 1980 to pledge transparency and put education at the top of his Republican agenda when he replaces Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak. But some media representatives were excluded...

Democrat wins top Nevada elections job over election denier

Nov. 12, 2022 22:53 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democrat Cisco Aguilar was elected as Nevada’s secretary of state, winning the elections post over Republican Jim Marchant, who pushed to scrap voting machines and claimed all Nevada winners since 2006 have been “installed by the deep-state cabal." Marchant's...

Rural Nevada county won't hand-count until polls close

Nov. 07, 2022 14:48 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Officials in a rural Nevada county say they will not proceed with hand counting early mail-in votes before polls close on Election Day. Republican Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske ordered Nye County in late October to halt its hand-counting of ballots until...