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Primary Election 2008

State Sen. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, who is running for Congress against Rep. Jon Porter, R-Nev., greets supporters at a primary election night party in Henderson.

Photo by Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

State Sen. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, who is running for Congress against Rep. Jon Porter, R-Nev., greets supporters at a primary election night party in Henderson.

See the latest election results.

See the Sun's primary election guide, which features stories about the top races in the state and in Clark County.

Results Last updated 11:28 p.m.
Supreme Court
  • 21.9% Nancy Allf
  • 22.4% Don Chairez
  • 25.4% Kris Pickering
  • 22.4% Deborah Schumacher
  • 100% reporting
Senate, District 3
  • 47% Sharron Angle (R)
  • 53% Bill Raggio (R)
  • 100% reporting
Senate, District 7
  • 12.9% Brandon Casutt (D)
  • 15.7% Steve Nathan (D)
  • 71.4% David Parks (D)
  • 46% Lindsay Nicole Madsen (R)
  • 36.4% Lou Toomin (R)
  • 17.7% Robert Zavala (R)
  • 100% reporting
Assembly District 4
  • 23.6% Francis Allen (R)
  • 22.7% Andrew Brownson (R)
  • 7% Flo Jones (R)
  • 46.7% Richard McArthur (R)
  • 100% reporting
Assembly District 21
  • 31% Bob Beers (R)
  • 69% Jonathan Ozark (R)
  • 100% reporting
District Court Dept. 14
  • 27.6% Chris Davis
  • 25.1% Laurie Diefenbach
  • 47.3% Donald M. Mosley
  • 100.% reporting
District Court Dept. 23
  • 9.7% Elizabeth Halverson
  • 30.4% Jason Landess
  • 59.9% Stefany Miley
  • 100% reporting
County Commissioner A
  • 66.2% Steve Sisolak (D)
  • 33.8% Jeffrey White (D)
  • 12.7% Duane A. Christy (R)
  • 54.6% Brian Scroggins (R)
  • 32.8% Bruce L. Woodbury (R)
  • 100% reporting
County Commissioner C
  • 77.4% Larry Brown (D)
  • 22.6% Jeff Campbell (D)
  • 6% Roberta Fitzgibbons (R)
  • 9.6% Bill Krane (R)
  • 5% Gary Marinch (R)
  • 15.4% Karen Sweeney (R)
  • 64.1% Valeria Weber (R)
  • 100% reporting
School Board A
  • 21.4% Steven Bergstrom
  • 30.3% Edward E. Goldman
  • 25.8% Mary Beth Scow
  • 22.5% Deanna Wright
  • 100% reporting
School Board B
  • 21.4% Chris Garvey
  • 10.3% Gaya Guymon
  • 28.4% Ruth L. Johnson
  • 16.3% Michael J. “Mike” Noland
  • 23.5% Ron Taylor
  • 100% reporting

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Top Gibbons staffer files to run for elected office

Mon, Mar 15, 2010

Lynn Hettrick, deputy chief of staff to Gov. Jim Gibbons and a former assemblyman, has filed to run for Douglas County clerk-treasurer.

Women-friendly politics

Fri, Oct 31, 2008

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Boulder City ballot initiatives include property tax question

Thu, Oct 30, 2008

In addition to deciding whether to allow Boulder City Hospital to collect taxes, voters will decide on three other ballot questions: whether to make change two changes to the City ...

Half-truths mar ad on Porter

Wed, Oct 15, 2008

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is running its third ad attacking Republican Rep. Jon Porter, the incumbent in the 3rd Congressional District. Porter faces state Sen. Dina Titus.

Titus backs renewables; Porter says, ‘drill, baby’

Sat, Oct 11, 2008

Following their party platforms, 3rd Congressional District opponents Jon Porter and Dina Titus largely disagree on what course the nation should take toward energy independence, with Porter embracing coal and ...

Porter ad calls Titus a ‘self-serving’ pol

Wed, Oct 8, 2008

Republican Rep. Jon Porter is running a new ad attacking his opponent in the 3rd Congressional District race. The ad accuses state Sen. Dina Titus of being a “self-serving politician.”

Titus ad connects Porter to Bush fiscal policies

Wed, Oct 8, 2008

Democratic state Sen. Dina Titus is running an ad attacking her opponent, Republican Rep. Jon Porter, for his support of the president’s policies.

Look forward to political rewind

Thu, Aug 14, 2008

Dina Titus, having easily clinched the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Jon Porter, made her way through a throng of clapping supporters to the stage of a Henderson union ...

GOP discord evident in primary outcomes

Thu, Aug 14, 2008

The Republican Party establishment had gathered on Tuesday night to watch election returns for state Senate Majority Leader Bill Raggio. What they witnessed was a punch from the right in ...

Minister gets into the finals for Carson City mayor

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

The race for Carson City mayor will have a religious touch in the general election.

Gustavson: Door-to-door campaign key to victory

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

Former Assemblyman Don Gustavson says he wore out a pair of shoes walking his district to defeat 30-year incumbent John Marvel in the GOP primary election Tuesday.

Election? What election?

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

Apathy, sad to say, ruled the day. On Tuesday only about one of every seven registered voters in Clark County bothered to cast a ballot in the primary election.

Party faithful turn out to support Democrats

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

In the eyes of her supporters, state Sen. Dina Titus, the Democratic contender for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District, is a nothing short of a rock star.

Voters select 2 ineligible candidates; turnout low

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

When the Nevada Supreme Court ruled last month that Clark County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury would be ineligible to run for office again, voters apparently got the memo.

Scroggins to face Sisolak in race for Woodbury's seat

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

As the results of the Aug. 12 primary kept rolling in, County Commissioner Bruce Woodbury was at home, more concerned with the Olympic medal count than the voters’ tallies. Restricted ...

Candidates gear up for Nov. contest

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

Larry Brown wants to take his fiscal shears to the next level. He cleared the first hurdle on Aug. 12, earning the Democratic nod in the race for the Clark ...

Boulder City residents cast their ballots

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

It was a first for many Boulder City voters Aug. 12 — to not check Bruce Woodbury’s name on their primary election ballots.

GOP readies for road to November

Wed, Aug 13, 2008

Republican candidates for local, state and national offices and their supporters gathered Tuesday night in a Las Vegas cowboy bar to watch as primary election results came in.

Wallace, Olsen to face off in fall state board of education race

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Clark County native and businessman Chris Wallace and former White Pine County School Board member Val Olsen will face off in November for a seat on the State Board of ...

Taylor, Garvey advance in school board race

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Teacher and labor organizer Ron Taylor and longtime volunteer Chris Garvey will advance to the November ballot in the District B race for the Clark County School Board.

Janison advances in District E School Board race

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Incumbent Terri Janison swept to an easy victory Thursday, advancing to the general election with just over 50 percent of the vote for the District E School Board seat.

Goldman, Wright to spar in District A school board race

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Veteran School District administrator Edward Goldman and parent volunteer Deanna Wright will face off in November for the District A seat.

Raggio holds off Angle in Senate District 3 race

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

They are literally popping champagne at the Bill Raggio campaign party as the Senate Majority Leader squeaked by Sharron Angle by just 500 votes.

Halverson loses bid to stay on bench

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Elizabeth Halverson has been tossed off the bench. Not by state judicial officers, but by voters.

Brown, Weber to battle for Maxfield's commission seat

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

As expected, Larry Brown and Valerie Weber will vie for the county commission seat being vacated by Chip Maxfield.

Mosley wins among 3 seeking judge seat

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Donald Mosley, who faced what appeared to be one of the toughest re-election bids among district court judges, retained his bench Tuesday night. For now.

Other races: Porter, Titus set for November contest

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Here's a roundup of other southern Nevada races.

Scroggins to represent Republicans in fall race for Woodbury's seat

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Brian Scroggins, who is seeking a seat on the Clark County Commission, has captured the Republican nomination for District A.

Issues bring some voters out in Henderson, Boulder City

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Like much of the Las Vegas area, Tuesday's primary election didn't seem to excite the voters in Henderson and Boulder City. But some who did participate said they had strong ...

Allen concedes to McArthur in Assembly District 4 race

Tue, Aug 12, 2008

Personal crises, including a domestic dispute, will preclude Republican Assemblywoman Francis Allen from defending her seat against Democrat Craig Ballew in the race for Assembly District 4. She has conceded ...


Titus Speaks To Democrats
Titus Speaks To Democrats
State Sen. Dina Titus, who won the Democratic primary Tuesday for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District, ...
Election Night: Dina Titus interview
Election Night: Dina Titus interview
Democratic candidate Dina Titus talks about the 3rd Congressional District race.
Election Night: Dina Titus
Election Night: Dina Titus
Democratic candidate Dina Titus speaks to a crowd about the 3rd Congressional District race.
Election Night: Brian Scroggins
Election Night: Brian Scroggins
Republican candidate Brian Scroggins speaks about the Clark County Commission race.
Election Night: Valerie Weber
Election Night: Valerie Weber
Republican candidate Valerie Weber speaks about the Clark County Commission race.
Election Night: Steven Horsford
Election Night: Steven Horsford
Democratic candidate Steven Horsford speaks about the State Senate 4 race.


Primary draws few voters
A sparse turnout is predicted for today's statewide primary contests, according to Nevada election officials. ...
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Republican watch party at Stoney's
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