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City Councilman Hosting Coffee Event

City Councilman Hosting Coffee Event

Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers is hosting a coffee with the councilman event Thursday.

Beers represents Ward 2, which includes a large section of Summerlin and part of the southwest section of the city.

The event starts at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Starbucks Coffee Company on Rampart and Lake Mead boulevards.

Residents can talk to Beers about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city of Las Vegas as a whole.  

City Councilman Offering 2 Events to Talk

City Councilman Offering 2 Events to Talk

Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers is offering two chances to talk with him about government issues they may have.

The first event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Porchlight Grille, 8416 West Desert Inn Road.

The second event will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 18 at the Starbucks, 2120 North Rampart Boulevard.

Beers is encouraging anyone living in Ward 2 to stop by at either event to discuss problems or issues going on in the ward or the city.   

Las Vegas Council Seats Contested in Tuesday Primary

Las Vegas Council Seats Contested in Tuesday Primary

 

Three Las Vegas City Council seats are up for election beginning with Tuesday’s primary.

City residents living in Wards 2, 4 and 6 can vote for a candidate in seats held currently by Bob Beers, Stavros Anthony and Steve Ross, respectively. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Absentee ballots must be received by the City Clerk before 7 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.

Voters should check their sample ballots for their designated polling location or call the City Clerk at 229-6311 or the Clark County Registrar of Voters at 455-VOTE (8683).

Once polls close at 7 p.m., election results will be posted on the city’s website,www.lasvegasnevada.gov, and on the city’s government access television station, KCLV Cable Channel 2.

Debates to be Televised in State Senate Races

Debates to be Televised in State Senate Races

 

Wednesday’s debate between the presidential candidates takes center stage, but some local races will soon hit the airwaves as well.

Some key state Senate races will be taped and aired 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday on Channel 10 by Vegas PBS.

Races featured are:

  • District 5: Steve Kirk vs. Joyce Woodhouse
  • District 6: Mark Hutchison vs. Benny Yerushalmi
  • District 9: Mari Nakashima St. Martin vs. Justin Jones
  • District 18: Scott Hammond vs. Kelli Ross

Special Election for Vegas Council Draws Ads, Attention

Special Election for Vegas Council Draws Ads, Attention

 

As attack ads hit the airwaves, Election Day is drawing near for the candidates in the Ward 2 Special Election for the Las Vegas City Council.

The election to replace Steve Wolfson, who was appointed as district attorney for Clark County, will take place Tuesday. On Special Election Day, registered Ward 2 voters can cast ballots at the following voting centers between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m:

  • Veterans Memorial Leisure Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive
  • Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.
  • Vons, Boca Park, 820 S. Rampart Blvd.

Candidate Ric Truesdell recently began airing TV ads attacking fellow candidate Bob Beers for his votes as a state senator. Truesdell and Beers are the highest-profile names among the field of candidates.

Registration Deadline Fast Approaching for Special Election

Registration Deadline Fast Approaching for Special Election

 

If you’re not yet registered to vote in the upcoming City of Las Vegas special election, Saturday is your last chance to sign up.

All Ward 2 residents who wish to cast a ballot in the city’s Ward 2 Special Election – called to replace outgoing Councilman Steve Wolfson, who was appointed as Clark County District Attorney – have until Saturday to register to vote.

People who have not registered will be unable to vote during early voting, March 15 and 16, or on Special Election Day scheduled for March 20.

List of Candidates Set for Council Special Election

List of Candidates Set for Council Special Election

 

City of Las Vegas officials have released the final list of candidates for the upcoming special election to finish the term of Councilman Steve Wolfson.

Wolfson, who joined the City Council in 2004 when he won a special election to an open seat, recently received an appointment to fill out the remaining three years of the term of District Attorney David Roger. Roger was re-elected in 2006 and 2010, but left the post to take a job with the Las Vegas Police Protective Association.

The list includes former State Senator Bob Beers, who lost his seat to Allison Copening in 2008, and city Planning Commissioner Ric Truesdell, who ran against Wolfson in 2004.

The full list: