Who’s on the Ballot?

All the candidates on your ballot matter! Often times the state and local elected officials have a bigger impact on our everyday lives. Take a moment and learn more about the candidates up for election this November, and see how every vote on your ballot makes a difference. Don’t just stop at the top!

US Senate &
US Congress

Votes on federal laws and budgets, including Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, national defense, transportation, and more. Confirms or denies judges and other appointments by the President.

Governor

Head of the executive branch. In charge of government budgeting, appointment of government officials, and a considerable role in creating legislation.

Nevada Constitutional Officers

These offices include the Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, and State Controller. The primary function of these roles is to carry out laws, programs, services, and policies of the state.

State Senate &
Assembly

Votes on state laws and sets our state budget priorities. Issues include funding schools and roads, criminal justice, voting rules, taxes, and more.

School District

In charge of setting standards, budgets, and curriculum policies for all public schools in the county.

County Commission

In charge of local services and parks, police and public safety, bus system, water, zoning/development, roadways, and other issues.

Judicial

Judges oversee criminal, family, and civil trials and lawsuits.