The Nevada Primary Elections are underway. Election day is officially on Tuesday, June 12 and the polls will be open on that day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. But early voting started on Saturday at 86 early voting sites throughout Clark County. Early voting will continue daily through Friday, June 8.
Moapa Valley will have its own early voting date on Monday, June 4. On that day early voting will be available at the Overton Community Center at 320 N. Moapa Valley Blvd. in Overton. Polls will be open that day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Local Democrats will have only two contested elections on their ballots.
The first is the primary race for U.S. Senate which includes candidates Shelley Berkley, Steve Brown, Barry Ellsworth, Louis Macias and Nancy Price.
The other primary race on the Democratic ballot will be for the Moapa Valley Justice of the Peace. This includes candidates Renee Mancino, Tony Terry and Lanny Waite. The two candidates who get the most votes in the primary will advance to the general election in November in the JP race.
All local Republicans will have the same two primary races on their ballots.
The M.V. Justice of the Peace candidates will be the same.
Republican candidates for U.S. Senate include frontrunner Dean Heller along with Sherry Brooks, Charles Richard, Eddie Hamilton and Carlo Pollak.
Republican ballots will also include the race for U.S. Congressional District 4. Candidates in this race include Diana Anderson, Barbara Cegavske, Mike Delarosa, Kiran Hill, Robert Leeds, Dan Schwartz, Danny Tarkanian, Kenneth Wegner and Sid Zeller.
Republicans who reside in Logandale and Moapa will find one other contested race on their ballots: the race for State Assembly District 36. These candidates include Walt Grudzinski, local resident Delmar Leatham, James Oscarson and Nate Schlumpf.
Moapa Valley residents, don’t forget to vote in this year’s Primary Election!