2016 Nevada elections

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The Nevada general election, 2016 will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 throughout Nevada.

United States Senate[edit]

Nevada's Class 3 Senate seat is up for election. Harry Reid retired at the end of his 5th term. Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto was elected to replace him.

United States House of Representatives[edit]

All of Nevada's four seats in the United States House of Representatives were up for election in 2016. Democrats Dina Titus, Jacklyn Rosen and Ruben Kihuen, and Republican Mark Amodei were elected.

State Legislature[edit]

Nevada Senate[edit]

Eleven out of twenty-one seats in the Nevada Senate are up for election in 2016. Seven of the seats are currently held by Democrats and four are held by Republicans. Republicans currently hold a one-seat majority in the State Senate. Names appearing in bold will be on the November general election ballot either through winning the June 14th primary or having no primary election.

Seats up for Election
District Senator Party Incumbent
District 1 Pat Spearman Democrat Running for reelection
District 3 Tick Segerblom Democrat Running for reelection
District 4 Kelvin Atkinson Democrat Running for reelection
District 5 Joyce Woodhouse Democrat Running for reelection
District 6 Mark Lipparelli Republican Declined to run for reelection
District 7 David Parks Democrat Running for reelection
District 11 Aaron D. Ford Democrat Running for reelection
District 13 Debbie Smith Democrat Died on February 21, 2016
District 15 Greg Brower Republican Declined to run for reelection
District 18 Scott Hammond Republican Running for reelection
District 19 Pete Goicoechea Republican Running for reelection
Democratic Primary Election - June 14, 2016
District Candidates Votes Percentage
District 4 Kelvin Atkinson (incumbent) 3,926 66.63%
Stephen Harvey Munford 1,966 33.37%
District 5 Joyce Woodhouse (incumbent) 4,145 85.48%
Nicholas Lash 704 14.52%
District 7 David Parks (incumbent) 3,222 77.23%
Toni Wernicke 950 22.77%
Republican Primary Election - June 14, 2016
District Candidates Votes Percentage
District 6 Victoria Seaman 3,894 62.79%
Erv Nelson 2,308 37.21%
District 13 Kent Bailey 2,499 69.94%
Samantha Brockelsby 1,074 30.06
District 15 Heidi S. Gansert 5,105 56.91%
Eugene Hoover 3,866 43.09
Voter Registration by September 2016
District Democratic
Active Voters
Republican
Active Voters
Other Parties
Active Voters
Nonpartisan
Active Voters
Total
Active Voters
Registration Edge
Major Parties
District 1 33,146 17,223 3,751 13,697 66,817 D +14,923
District 3 25,650 12,039 3,108 11,146 51,943 D +13,611
District 4 33,158 7,682 3,223 11,639 55,702 D +25,476
District 5 26,886 23,143 4,107 13,915 68,048 D +3,740
District 6 28,867 24,176 3,986 13,565 70,954 D +4,691
District 7 28,629 15,156 3,918 14,155 61,858 D +13,473
District 11 24,074 13,751 3,060 11,785 52,670 D +10,323
District 13 28,018 17,474 4,912 13,829 64,233 D +10,544
District 15 29,048 30,689 5,457 15,018 80,212 R +1,641
District 18 27,031 28,948 4,442 14,454 74,875 R +1,917
District 19 16,986 34,013 4,948 12,153 68,100 R +17,027
General Election - November 8, 2016
District Party Candidates Votes Percentage Result
District 1 Dem Pat Spearman (incumbent) 33,688 65.43% Spearman Reelected
Democratic Hold
Rep Arsen Ter-Petrosyan [1] 17,800 34.57%
District 3 Dem Tick Segerblom (incumbent) 21,195 60.31% Segerblom Reelected
Democratic Hold
Rep Dennis Palmerston 11,057 31.46%
LPN Jonathan Friedrich 2,889 8.22%
District 4 Dem Kelvin Atkinson (incumbent) 29,912 100% Atkinson Reelected
Democratic Hold
District 5 Dem Joyce Woodhouse (incumbent) 26,208 47.89% Woodhouse Reelected
Democratic Hold
Rep Carrie Buck [2] 25,739 47.03%
LPN Tim Hagan 2,784 5.09%
District 6 Dem Nicole Cannizzaro [2] 28,733 50.92% Cannizzaro Elected
Democratic Change
Rep Victoria Seaman [3] 27,697 49.08%
District 7 Dem David Parks (incumbent) 28,379 69.54% Parks Reelected
Democratic Hold
LPN Kimberly Schjang 12,432 30.46%
District 11 Dem Aaron D. Ford (incumbent) 22,439 57.7% Ford Reelected
Democratic Hold
Rep Jon Frazier 14,221 36.57%
LPN Lesley Chan 2,229 5.73%
District 13 Dem Julia Ratti (Incumbent) 27,280 59.96% Ratti Elected
Democratic Hold
Rep Kent Bailey 15,811 34.75%
LPN Brandon Jacobs 2,406 5.29%
District 15 Dem Devon Reese [4] 26,773 41.92% Gansert Elected
Republican Hold
Rep Heidi Gansert [2] 33,822 52.96%
LPN David Colborne (Libertarian) 3,266 5.11%
District 18 Dem Alexander Marks[5] 26,864 43.56% Hammond Reelected
Republican Hold
Rep Scott Hammond (incumbent) 34,805 56.44%
District 19 Rep Pete Goicoechea (incumbent) 36,876 72.96% Goicoechea Reelected
Republican Hold
IAPN Janine Hansen 13,664 27.04

Nevada Assembly[edit]

All 42 seats in the Nevada Assembly are up for election in 2016. Republicans currently hold 24 seats, Democrats currently hold 16 seats, Libertarians currently hold 1 seat, and there is one vacancy.

Election 2016
District Close of Primary

Registration

Democratic Primary
Candidates
June 14, 2016

Result

Republican Primary
Candidates
June 14, 2016

Result

Other Party
Candidates
November 8, 2016

Result

District 1 D +17.35% Daniele Monroe-Moreno No Primary Roger "Oz" Baum 674 (43.91%)
Howard Brean
861 (56.09%)
District 2 R +5.78% Owen Carver 786 (35.37%) John Hambrick (I) 1,703 (59.59%)
Garrett LeDuff 218 (9.81% Clayton Kelly Hurst 1,155 (40.41%)
Ron Nelsen 769 (34.61%)
Joe Valdes 449 (20.21%)
District 3 D +27.04% Nelson Araujo (I) No Primary No Republican Challenger Democratic Hold

Araujo to be reelected

District 4 R +0.37% Bert Lucas 1,106 (39.98%) Melissa D. Laughter 447 (15.84%)
Earle Orr 392 (13.82%) Richard McArthur 1,241 (43.98%)
John Piro 1,339 (47.2%) Kenneth Rezendes 1,134 (40.18%)
District 5 D +7.09% Shannon Churchwell 304 (13.96%) Tony Baca 944 (39.93)
Rory Martinez 898 (41.25%) Artemus "Art" Ham 1,420 (60.07%)
Brittney Miller 975 (44.79)
District 6 D +46.22% Valencia Burch 411 (14.77%) Carlo Maffatt No Primary
Arrick "Kerm" Foster 156 (5.61%)
Macon Jackson 487 (17.51%)
William McCurdy II 1,728 (62.11%)
District 7 D +36.89% Dina Neal (I) No Primary Jennifer Fawzy No Primary
District 8 D +15.12% Jason Frierson No Primary Norm Ross No Primary John Moore (I) (Lib.)
District 9 D +7.71% Steve Yeager[6] No Primary David Gardner (I) 803 (45.52%)
Minddie Lloyd 300 (17.01%)
Diana Orrock 661 (37.47%)
District 10 D +24.25% Chris Brooks[6] 1,468 (71.57%) Shelly M. Shelton (I) No Primary
German Castellanos 583 (28.43%)
District 11 D +36.17% Olivia Diaz (I) No Primary No Republican Challenger Democratic Hold

Diaz to be reelected

District 12 D +14.62% James Ohrenschall (I) No Primary Ron McGinnis 614 (31.95%) Troy Ethan Warren (Lib.
Mark Riggins 789 (41.05%)
John Santacruz 163 (8.48%)
Walter L. Seip II 356 (18.52%)
District 13 R +6.09% No Democratic Challenger Paul Anderson (I) 1,738 (62.16%) Republican Hold

Anderson to be reelected

Leonard Foster 349 (12.48%)
Steve Sanson 709 (25.36%)
District 14 D +32.54% Maggie Carlton (I) No Primary Melody Howard 389 (53.43%)
Quay Simons 339 (46.57%)
District 15 D +30.87% Elliot Anderson (I) 1,731 (84.36%) Stan Vaughn No Primary
Lou Toomin 321 (15.64%)
District 16 D +24.11% Heidi Swank (I) No Primary No Republican Challenger Edmund Uehling (Lib.)
District 17 D +27% Tyrone Thompson (I) No Primary Ronald Newsome No Primary
District 18 D +25.34% Richard Carrillo (I) 1,194 (64.06%) Christine DeCorte 595 (56.83%)
Erica Mosca 670 (35.94%) Matt Sadler 452 (43.17%)
District 19 R +3.68% No Democratic Challenger Chris Edwards (I) 1,960 (61.19%) Republican Hold

Edwards to be reelected

Connie Foust 1,243 (38.81%)
District 20 D +18.25% Ellen Spiegel (I) 1,876 (76.98%) Carol Linton No Primary
Darren Welsh 561 (23.02%)
District 21 D +7.44% Ozzie Fumo 1,423 (57.63%) Derek Armstrong (I) 1,179 (55.25%)
Ben Nakhaima 854 (34.59%) Blain K. Jones 955 (44.75%)
Vinny Spotleson 192 (7.78%)
District 22 R +6.44% Luis Aguirre-Insua 1,286 (56.21%) Richard Bunce 1,574 (44.41%)
Mark W. Isquith 1,002 (43.79%) Keith Pickard 1,970 (55.59%)
District 23 R +14.02% Craig Jordahl No Primary Swadeep Nigam 1,529 (28.01%)
Melissa Woodbury (I) 3,929 (71.99%)
District 24 D +23.18% Amber Joiner (I) No Primary Jim Riger, Sr. No Primary
District 25 R +9.99% Allen "Eli" Smith No Primary Clint Jamison 619 (10.19%)
Kime King 420 (6.92%)
Jennifer Terhune 1,726 (28.43%)
Jill Tolles[7] 3,307 (54.46%)
District 26 R +15.28% No Democratic Challenger Jason Guinasso 2,784 (44.67%) Republican Hold

Krasner to be elected

Lisa Krasner 3,448 (55.33%)
District 27 D +7.69% Teresa Benitez-Thompson (I) No Primary Bonnie Weber No Primary
District 28 D +35.75% Edgar Flores (I) No Primary Wesley Cornwell No Primary
District 29 D +3.45% Lesley Elizabeth Cohen No Primary Amy L. Groves 1,142 (45.01%)
Stephen Silberkraus (I) 1,395 (54.99%)
District 30 D +10.11% Mike Sprinkle (I) No Primary Lauren Scott No Primary
District 31 R +6.08% Richard "Skip" Daly No Primary Jill Dickman (I) No Primary
District 32 R +23.81% No Democratic Challenger Ira Hansen (I) No Primary Republican Hold
District 33 R +34.87% No Democratic Challenger John Ellison (I) No Primary Republican Hold
District 34 D +13.34% Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod 1,199 (39.74%) Marty Hagans 713 (37.99%)
Zachary Conine 1,126 (37.32%) David LaBay 444 (23.65%)
Manny Garcia 692 (22.94%) Matt Williams 720 (38.36%)
District 35 D +5.81% Justin Watkins No Primary Tom Blanchard 324 (18.5%)
Benjamin Donlon 18 (1.03%)
Raymond Joseph Giordano 46 (2.63%)
Brent Jones (I) 712 (40.66%)
Tiffany Jones 651 (37.18%)
District 36 R +16.39% No Democratic Challenger James Oscarson (I) 1,988 (46.49%) Dennis Hof (Lib.)
Rusty Stanberry 433 (10.13%)
Tina Trenner 1,855 (43.38%)
District 37 R +0.64% Sean Lyttle No Primary Jim Marchant 2,511 (62.51%)
Glenn Trowbridge (I) 1,506 (37.49%)
District 38 R +29.65% George Dini No Primary Robin Titus (I) No Primary Wendy "Rooster" Cochran (No Party)
Justin Smith (IAP of Nevada)
District 39 R +30.01% No Democratic Challenger Jim Wheeler (I) No Primary Alexander Dunn (No Party)
District 40 R +16.77% Michael Greedy No Primary Sam England 1,515 (26.02) John Wagner (IAP of Nevada)
Chris Forbush 1,050 (18.04%)
Al Kramer 1,709 (29.35%)
Philip "PK" O'Neill (I) 1,548 (26.59%
District 41 D +7.54% Paul Aizley 783 (44.11%) Nick Phillips 934 (54.21%)
Sandra Jauregui 992 (55.89%) Mary Rooney 789 (45.79%)
District 42 D +22.97% Irene Bustamante Adams (I) No Primary Howard Scheff No Primary

State Judicial Branch[edit]

Supreme Court[edit]

District Incumbent Previous Terms Candidates Result
Seat A James Hardesty 2004-2010
2010-2016
James Hardesty
Seat F Ron Parraguirre 2004-2010
2010-2016
Ron Parraguirre

Appeals Court[edit]

District Incumbent Previous Terms Candidates Result
District 1 Jerry Tao 2014-2016 Jerry Tao
Neil Durrant
District 2 Michael Gibbons 2014-2016 Michael Gibbons
District 3 Abbi Silver 2014-2016 Abbi Silver

Petitions[edit]

Initiative to Regulate and Tax Marijuana[edit]

The Background Check Initiative[edit]

Nevada Minimum Wage Increase Initiative[edit]

Pupil Information Privacy Protection[edit]

Healthcare Freedom Protection Act[edit]

Voter ID Initiative[edit]

Medical Patient Tax Relief Act[edit]

Referendum on Provisions Related to the Commerce Tax From Senate Bill No. 483 of the 2015 Legislative Session[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Messerly, Megan (2015-10-08). "North Las Vegas entrepreneur enters race for state Senate". Las Vegas Sun. Las Vegas, NV. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
  2. ^ a b c "A year out, 2 sides claw for Nevada Legislature majority". Las Vegas Sun. Las Vegas, NV. 2015-11-07. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
  3. ^ "GOP Assemblyman Erv Nelson will run for Las Vegas Senate seat". Las Vegas Sun. Las Vegas, NV. Associated Press. 2015-10-21. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
  4. ^ Richardson, Seth (2016-01-26). "Reno lawyer announces state senate candidacy". Reno Gazette-Journal. Reno, NV. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
  5. ^ Messerly, Megan (2016-02-03). "Democrats back candidate to challenge GOP Sen. Scott Hammond". Las Vegas Sun. Las Vegas, NV. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
  6. ^ a b http://www.rgj.com/story/news/politics/2015/10/11/democrats-focus-regaining-assembly-majority/73694898/
  7. ^ https://www.ralstonreports.com/blog/do-not-ask-whom-bell-tolles-they-all-are-ringing-it-her