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Municipal General Election 2009

Slew of candidates have already filed for judgeships
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Numerous incumbents were among the 32 candidates who filed Monday to compete for judicial positions that will be contested in Clark County this year.
North Las Vegas Mayor Shari Buck said one of her goals is to encourage citizens to serve their city and their community. She promised to lead by example.
North Las Vegas city officials sworn into office
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Family, friends and local dignitaries filled the North Las Vegas Council Chambers at City Hall Wednesday to watch one new and three returning public officials be sworn into office. Shari Buck became the first elected female mayor of the city, moving over from the council seat she filled for the past 10 years.
New councilman tagged with lots of extra duties
Boulder City:
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Within his first hour as a city councilman, Cam Walker had a full schedule. Of 15 local and regional boards and commissions on which the Boulder City Council has a seat, Walker was elected by his fellow council members to five of them. “You’re going to be busy,” Mayor Roger Tobler said after Walker’s election to the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition and Clark County Debt Management Board, his fifth appointment. One person is appointed to both boards.
Church plan helped Anthony prevail
LAS VEGAS CITY COUNCIL: He had not taken a stand, but opponent had voted in favor
Sunday, June 21, 2009
A more localized issue than the controversial new city hall proposal — a proposal for a large church with an 85-foot tower in the western part of the ward — may have been what provided Stavros Anthony with his super-slim 10-vote victory.
Outgoing Mayor Michael Montandon greets guests Wednesday during his farewell reception at North Las Vegas City Hall.
North Las Vegas mayor, councilwoman bid farewell
suburbs: Montandon, Smith helped to lead city through rapid growth
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
After 12 years and about 300 City Council meetings, North Las Vegas Mayor Michael Montandon and Councilwoman Stephanie Smith presided over their final council meeting on Wednesday. Both were forced out of office because of term limits. When Montandon and Smith were first elected in 1997, North Las Vegas was home to 88,000 people. During their tenures, population grew to 216,000, and Montandon and Smith weighed in on the issues accompanying that growth.
City Clerk Monica Simmons administers the oath of office to incoming Mayor Andy Hafen Tuesday during a swearing-in ceremony at the Henderson City Council meeting.
Henderson swears in new mayor, council member
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Andy Hafen on Tuesday night vacated the Henderson City Council seat he has held for 22 years to be sworn in as mayor, while Kathleen Boutin took her oath of office to represent Ward III. Hafen replaces former Mayor James B. Gibson.
Anthony's 10-vote win in Ward 4 withstands recount
Monday, June 15, 2009
Stavros Anthony's 10-vote margin of victory in the Las Vegas City Council's Ward 4 race withstood a challenge from opponent Glenn Trowbridge today, as a recount confirmed the election's outcome.
Trowbridge files for recount in Ward 4 race
Thursday, June 11, 2009
After calling his 10-vote loss to Stavros Anthony a "statistical tie" in the June 2 race for the Las Vegas City Council Ward 4 seat, Glenn Trowbridge filed a recount request with the city this morning.
Boulder City Council certifies municipal election results
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
The Boulder City Council on June 9 canvassed the votes and approved the results from the general election in which Cam Walker won a four-year term on the council. Walker will be sworn in at the June 23 council meeting along with Duncan McCoy, who won a seat in April’s primary.
Late mail ballots won't affect Las Vegas council race
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Two days after Stavros Anthony edged Glenn Trowbridge for the Ward 4 seat on the Las Vegas City Council by just 10 votes, Mayor Oscar Goodman announced this morning that the city found 18 mail ballots Wednesday that weren't counted.
North Las Vegas Ward 3 candidate Angelo Carvalho pauses for a photo as he greets voters Tuesday outside the Silver Mesa Community Center.
For the well-intentioned, losses in city elections sting
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Some win, some lose. Such is life in politics. In a small town the losses can feel all the more personal. People you know reject you. Angelo Carvalho felt the pain Wednesday after absorbing a 14 percentage point beating in the North Las Vegas Ward 3 City Council race.
3:01 pm - Jim Ferrence, a local campaign manager, checks on voting numbers at a polling station at the Valley View Recreation Center in Henderson Tuesday June 2, 2009. Election worker Sharon Galaz is at right. Ferrence had three races going on election day. He represented Steve Kirk for Henderson Mayor, Kathleen Boutin for Henderson City Council and William Robinson for North Las Vegas Mayor.
Blow by blow with hired gun
election day: Sun spends voting day’s anxious moments with consultant to 5 hopefuls
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Jim Ferrence woke up on Election Tuesday hoping he’d end the day tens of thousands of dollars richer — and having ushered candidates in four cities to victory.
North Las Vegas judge wins another term
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Sean Hoeffgen will retain his seat as municipal judge in North Las Vegas’ Department 2 after capturing the majority of the vote in Tuesday’s general election. With all precincts reporting, Hoeffgen received 5,369 votes or 56.34 percent of the total. His opponent, Marsha Kimble-Simms, collected 4,160 votes or 43.66 percent.
Anthony wins council seat with 10 votes to spare
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Stavros Anthony defeated Glenn Trowbridge by the closest of margins Tuesday night in their run for the Ward 4 seat on the Las Vegas City Council. It came down to 10 votes, with 6,608 votes cast. With all precincts reporting, Anthony took 3,309 votes, or 50.08 percent, compared to 3,299 votes, or 49.92 percent, for Trowbridge.
North Las Vegas Ward 3 candidate Anita Wood makes last-minute Election Day calls Tuesday while sitting at her kitchen table.
Wood wins race for North Las Vegas council seat
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Anita Wood beat out Angelo Carvalho in the race for the Ward 3 seat on the North Las Vegas City Council, capturing 57.01 percent of the vote compared to Carvalho’s 42.99 percent. With all 18 precincts reporting just before 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wood had 1,650 votes and Carvalho 1,244.
Cam Walker receives a hug from his twin sons, Nicholas and Marcus, right, after winning the seat on the Boulder City Council in the general election Tuesday. Walker had a watch party at Kirk and Vivian Harrison's home.
Walker steps to a win in BC Council race
Voters give resounding approval to ballot questions
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Cam Walker won the remaining Boulder City Council seat, retaining a majority on the council who support the policies of Mayor Roger Tobler.
North Las Vegas City Council member Shari Buck is congratulated by her husband, Keith, after winning the race for mayor. Buck won the election with 54.79 percent of the vote.
Buck defeats Robinson in race for North Las Vegas mayor
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Shari Buck, who defeated fellow City Council member William Robinson in the race for North Las Vegas mayor, said that voters were looking for a leader with a plan focused on jobs, avoiding further foreclosures and reducing crime and “that’s been our message since the first day.” Buck, who led the race the entire evening on Tuesday, captured 54.79 percent of the vote, compared to 45.21 percent for Robinson.
Andy Hafen celebrates his win Tuesday night with his grandson, Logan Hafen, after edging out Steve Kirk in the race for Henderson mayor.
Hafen victorious in see-saw battle for Henderson mayor
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Although Steve Kirk led at one time by as many as 82 votes, fellow Henderson City Council member Andy Hafen rallied in the end and won Tuesday’s race for Henderson mayor by only 45 votes out of 19,355 cast.
David Sweningsen joins his parents, Jean and Charles, in voting at Garrett Middle School in Boulder City.
Polls close amid light municipal election turnout
election day: Voters deciding mayoral, city council races
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Polls have closed across Southern Nevada as voters decided races in five Clark County municipalities. County Registrar Larry Lomax said turnout was light. By 3 p.m., 8,563 voters had cast a ballot in the five county municipalities, including Mesquite. In Clark County, 277,253 people are eligible to vote in this election.
Tight mayoral race now a battle in Henderson
DAILY MEMO: HENDERSON POLITICS: More specifically for volunteers, the right votes
Friday, May 29, 2009
Politicians love to remind us that every vote counts. They want to get every last voter to the polls. On Tuesday in Henderson, the mayoral candidates really do need to get people — their people — to the polls.
Boulder City residents already voting
election: Early voting concludes May 29
Thursday, May 28, 2009
In the first week of early voting, 1,342 people have voted at City Hall, an average of 192 each day the early polls were open.
North Las Vegas mayoral candidates Shari Buck, left, and William Robinson, right, answer questions during a debate sponsored by the NLV Alliance of HOAs and Concerned Citizens and moderated by Andrew Martin, center, at the Silver Mesa Community Center on Wednesday.
NLV mayoral candidates cordial in only debate
Robinson, Buck looking to lead city amid economic challenges
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
North Las Vegas mayoral candidates were cordial, respectful and professional to each other during a debate Wednesday night showing none of the political enmity seen in their campaign fliers.
Henderson mayoral candidates set spending record
Kirk, Hafen spend a combined $769,000 on their campaigns
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Henderson City Council members Andy Hafen and Steve Kirk are spending record-breaking amounts of money in their quest to become Henderson’s next mayor, shelling out a combined total of nearly $800,000 thus far.
Henderson hopefuls spill a little about fired manager
Looking in on: Suburbs:
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Henderson mayoral candidates Andy Hafen and Steve Kirk had plenty to say in recent interviews about the firing of former City Manager Mary Kay Peck.
Elections: Key municipal races left to be decided
Friday, May 22, 2009
Early voting has started in Clark County for the June 2 general election, and although there are not a lot of races to be decided, some prominent posts need to be filled.
Mayoral candidates similar, even compliment each other
henderson: Henderson mayor hopefuls want to see city through recession; then they’ll plan
Friday, May 22, 2009
In deciding which of the two Henderson mayoral candidates has the best vision for the city’s future, there’s one place Henderson voters need not look: at the candidates themselves.
North Las Vegas voters prepare to elect new mayor
Friday, May 22, 2009
North Las Vegas voters are returning to the polls to choose their next mayor. After 12 years, Mayor Michael Montandon is being forced out because of term limits. During his tenure, Montandon oversaw unprecedented growth in the city as the population swelled from 91,000 to about 217,000. The two candidates vying to replace him oversaw the growth, too. William Robinson has served on the City Council since 1983. His opponent, Shari Buck, has been on the council since 1999.
Advertising heats up Ward 4 battle
LAS VEGAS CITY COUNCIL: In mailers, council hopefuls attack each other’s judgment
Sunday, May 17, 2009
If voters are to believe the negative campaign fliers attacking both candidates in the Ward 4 Las Vegas City Council race, their choice is stark as early voting begins this weekend.
Henderson Ward III City Council candidates Cathy Rosenfield, left, and Kathleen Boutin, right.
Henderson City Council candidates stress experience
Boutin, Rosenfield say background is what differentiates, qualifies them
Thursday, May 14, 2009
For the two candidates seeking the Ward III seat on the Henderson City Council, the race isn't a question of how much experience their opponent has, but rather what kind.
Henderson City Councilman and mayoral candidate Andy Hafen talks to volunteers before heading out to canvass on Saturday.
Mayoral candidates try to differentiate themselves
henderson: Early voting begins Saturday as Andy Hafen, Steve Kirk vie for votes
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
After a few minutes of discussion about eliminating cost-of-living raises for city supervisors and executives, Henderson Mayor James B. Gibson called for a vote.
Early voting gets under way May 16
City Council race, six questions on Boulder City ballot
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Boulder City voters can begin to head to the polls Saturday, as early voting begins at City Hall, 401 California St.The race between project developer Cam Walker and former City Councilman Bill Smith, a retired travel agent, for a seat on the City Council will be on the ballot, along with six questions. Early voting runs May 16 through May 29 at Boulder City Hall.
Commissioner throws weight behind Robinson
Friday, May 8, 2009
Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins weighed in on the North Las Vegas mayoral race via automated phone calls Thursday.
Candidate explains why he doesn’t live in house he owns
Looking in on: Suburbs: North Las Vegas switched his ward, and he’s living where he wants to run
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Questions have been raised in North Las Vegas about where Ward 3 City Council candidate Angelo Carvalho lives.
Low turnout for primary vote
By the numbers:
Monday, April 20, 2009
Residents of Clark County’s cities turned out sparingly in most precincts for the primary vote on April 7. About 1 in 10 residents who could vote cast a ballot.
Recapping the municipal primaries
suburban elections: Who won, who lost — candidates and beyond
Friday, April 10, 2009
Voters this week greeted primary elections in Henderson and North Las Vegas with more gaping yawns, but turned out in respectable numbers in Boulder City.
Boutin, Rosenfield advance in race for Ward 3 Henderson City Council
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Kathleen Boutin and Cathy Rosenfield captured the most votes in Tuesday's primary election for the Ward 3 seat on the Henderson City Council and will now meet in the June 2 general election.
Hoeffgen, Kimble-Simms to face-off in race for Municipal Court, Department 2
North Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Marsha Kimble-Simms and Sean Hoeffgen will face-off in the June 2 general election in North Las Vegas because neither managed to collect a majority of votes in Tuesday’s primary for the judgeship of Municipal Court, Department 2.
Wood, Carvalho to meet in general election for Ward 3 City Council seat
North Las Vegas: Eliason captures Ward 1 seat outright in primary
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Anita Wood and Angelo Carvalho will face each other in the general election for the Ward 3 seat on the North Las Vegas City Council, while Ward 1 candidate Robert Eliason captured the seat outright in Tuesday’s primary.
North Las Vegas mayoral candidate Shari Buck keeps tabs on election results Tuesday.
Buck, Robinson advance to general election for North Las Vegas mayor
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
North Las Vegas City Council members Shari Buck and Will Robinson will face-off in the general election for mayor of North Las Vegas after emerging as the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s municipal primary.
Cam Walker receives a high five from his brother-in-law, Doug Broadbent, left, after the announcement that Walker received the most votes in the early voting of the primary election for a seat on the Boulder City Council during his watch party Tuesday night at Kirk and Vivian Harrison's home.
McCoy elected; Walker, Smith advance to June election
Boulder City Council:
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Duncan McCoy was elected to the Boulder City Council in the Tuesday primary election, and a June election will decide whether Bill Smith or Cam Walker fills the other open seat.
Henderson mayoral candidate Andy Hafen holds his grandson, Logan, as he talks to his son Andrew about election results Tuesday during his campaign's party at the Henderson Convention Center.
Hafen, Kirk advance to eight-week battle
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Henderson City Council members Andy Hafen and Steve Kirk will go head-to-head for the mayor’s chair after finishing first and second, respectively, in Tuesday’s municipal primary election.
Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross, right, announces the first update of preliminary results of the Ward 6 voting to a gathering of supporters in his back yard on Tuesday evening. Ross won 54.8 percent of the vote against challenger Jennifer Taylor during Tuesday's elections.
Ross gets win, two pull away in Ward 4
las vegas city council:
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
One Las Vegas City Council race was decided in Tuesday’s primary election. The other contested race, for Ward 4, will be decided with the top two vote-getters advancing to the June 2 general election.