District Court Elections in Nevada – Lots of Candidates But Little Candidate Information

April 1, 2020, Retail Association of Nevada (RAN)

Since Nevada became a state in 1864, the Nevada constitution has mandated the election of judges.  All judges serve six-year terms.  While elections for justices of the seven-justice Nevada Supreme Court and the three-judge Court of Appeals are staggered, the terms of all district court judges in Nevada are synchronized, and 2020 is the year in which Nevada voters will see their district court judicial candidates on the ballot.

Statewide, 179 district court candidates have filed for office.  Voters in Clark County will be presented with 121 candidates for 58 departments, while voters in Washoe County will be presented with 20 candidates for 16 departments.  To read the entire article click here.


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