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Nevada prison escape, resignation raises political stakes

Oct. 01, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of Nevada’s Department of Corrections resigned Friday at the request of Gov. Steve Sisolak in the wake of a prison escape by a convicted bombmaker that went unnoticed for four days. The escapee, who was serving a life sentence for a 2007 murder in an...

Unqualified Nevada Libertarian candidate to stay on ballot

Sep. 07, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A candidate for Nevada attorney general will remain on the ballot in November despite not meeting the qualifications for the position and no longer wanting to run, a Carson City district court judge ruled. John Kennedy, the Libertarian candidate, is not qualified...

Voter groups object to proposed Nevada hand-counting rules

Aug. 12, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — As officials in some parts of rural Nevada vow to bypass voting machines in favor of hand counting ballots this November, the Nevada secretary of state’s office is proposing statewide rules that would specify how to do it, including requiring bipartisan vote counters, room for...