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Harry Reid Keeps Senate Seat

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Nevada, Republicans, tea party

It wasn’t the squeaker that was once reported. Looks like he’ll win by 5%, which is a pretty big swing from what the polls were projecting. But we all know it wasn’t a matter of Reid being good. Angle was just that bad. From the LA Times: Reporting from Las Vegas — Democratic Sen. Harry […]

November 3rd, 2010 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Pollster: Angle And Reid Neck And Neck In Nevada

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Nevada, Polls, tea party

Will last night’s debate swing the race? I didn’t see it, but I’m hearing that Angle looked sort of like a Senator and that may be all she needs to defeat the wildly unpopular Senate majority leader. Here’s the trending from Pollster… Will Reid squeak this one out? Will Angle be the Tea Party’s biggest […]

October 15th, 2010 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Ensign And Sanford Won’t Resign, And…

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Nevada, Republicans, South Carolina

Sanford I have fewer problems with not resigning, although I think he should save South Carolina the embarrassment. His attention is clearly divided at this point and he let down the voters by abandoning his post. But Ensign fired his mistress’ husband from his staff and then continued to pursue her after the fact. Not […]

July 14th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Husband Of John Ensign’s Mistress Speaks Out

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Nevada, Republicans, Senate

You probably noticed that I didn’t write anything about John Ensign’s affair because it seemed like just another hypocrite doing what hypocrites do. But when I read the following letter penned by one of Ensign’s former employees (as well as the husband of the woman Ensign pursued), I was moved enough to share it. You’ll […]

June 19th, 2009 | Permalink| 13 Comments »

Nevada Legalizes Domestic Partnerships

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Marriage, Nevada

These aren’t full marriage rights, but they’re much closer and a strong rebuke of the Governor’s veto. From CNN: Nevada is legalizing domestic partnerships, with the state Assembly voting Sunday evening to override a veto by the governor, officials said. The Assembly voted 28-14 to override Gov. Jim Gibbons’ veto of a domestic partner bill, […]

June 1st, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

As Nevada Goes, So Goes The Nation

By Glenn Church | Related entries in Nevada

Missouri has long been considered the bellwether state for its penchant of siding with winners in Presidential elections. That status has slipped a bit this last year as John McCain edged Barack Obama by 3,900 votes. Alone as the top bellwether state is the unconventional Nevada. Nevada has accurately predicted the winner in every election […]

January 13th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

CNN: Obama Leads In NV, NC, OH

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, McCain, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Polls

More “poll of polls” numbers suggest Obama could capture some reliably red states. Nevada… CNN’s new Nevada Poll of Polls shows Obama leading McCain by 6 points, 49% to 43%; CNN’s last Nevada Poll of Polls –- released October 31 –- showed Obama leading McCain by 7 points. North Carolina… Obama is leading McCain by […]

November 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

NBC: Obama Up In NV, CO, VA, FL, PA. McCain Up In MO, NC, OH.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Colorado, Florida, McCain, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Polls, Virginia

And actually, just to give you a preview of my election night prediction…this is pretty close to what I’m thinking. First, the Obama leads… Florida: Obama +2 Obama: 47% McCain: 45% Virginia: Obama +3 Obama: 47% McCain: 44% Pennsylvania: Obama +4 Obama: 47% McCain: 43% Nevada: Obama +4 Obama: 47% McCain: 43% Colorado Obama +5 […]

November 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

AP Poll: Obama Leads In 8 Swing States

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Colorado, Florida, McCain, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Polls, Virginia

Good signs on the state level (.pdf), even if Obama’s numbers are slipping a bit nationally in the past couple days. Colorado: Obama +9 Obama: 50% McCain: 41% Florida: Obama + 2 Obama: 45% McCain: 43% Nevada: Obama +12 Obama: 52% McCain: 40% New Hampshire: Obama +18 Obama: 55% McCain: 37% North Carolina: Obama +2 […]

October 29th, 2008 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

TIME/CNN: Obama Leading In 4 Of 5 Bush 2004 States

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Polls, Virginia, West Virginia

The only good news here for McCain is that West Virginia is still in his corner. Still, that’s only a single digit lead and these are all states that Bush carried in 2004. Nevada: +5 Obama Obama 51% McCain 46% North Carolina: +4 Obama Obama 51% McCain 47% Ohio: +4 Obama Obama 50% McCain 46% […]

October 22nd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »