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Clark County Commission races 2008

Steve Sisolak, left, and Brian Scroggins talk to moderator Jon Ralston during a taping of "Face to Face With Jon Ralston" on Friday.

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Steve Sisolak, left, and Brian Scroggins talk to moderator Jon Ralston during a taping of "Face to Face With Jon Ralston" on Friday.

Four Clark County Commission seats are up for election on Nov. 4, but the one getting the most attention has been the District A seat, which is being vacated by Bruce Woodbury.

The District A seat features Republican Brian Scroggins, who has the support of Woodbury, and Democrat Steve Sisolak. Scott David Narter, an Indepedent American Party candidate, is also on the ballot.

The other four-year term positions are:

  • District B - Tom Collins, Democrat; Gary M. Hosea, Republican; Debra Payne-Dedmon, Libertarian.
  • District C - Larry Brown, Democrat; Valerie Weber, Republican; Emily Klapproth, Libertarian, and Warren Ross Markowitz, Independent American.
  • District D - Lawrence Weekly, Democrat; Tom McGowan, Independent American

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Q+A: Voters’ guide to the Clark County Commission

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Three Clark County commissioners are running for another four-year term on the most powerful government body in Southern Nevada. None of the incumbent Democrats ...

County grants 18 permits for marijuana dispensaries

Fri, Jun 6, 2014

The Clark County Commission chose 18 businesses today to receive coveted permits to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated county. The commission spent three days this week reviewing...

Tyrone Thompson appointed to fill vacant Assembly seat

Tue, Apr 16, 2013

Clark County Commissioners have chosen Odis “Tyrone” Thompson to replace Steven Brooks as the assemblyman for District 17 in North Las Vegas. Thompson, who works on homeless initiatives for the ...

Legislators open discussion on call to abolish Las Vegas constable's office

Mon, Apr 1, 2013

The Las Vegas constable’s office is not needed, its duties can be handled by other agencies and the current officeholder is a source of seemingly unending “difficulties” for Clark County, ...

County commission OKs land deal for proposed UNLV stadium

Tue, Nov 20, 2012

Clark County commissioners unanimously approved an agreement between the county and UNLV regarding some 60 acres of county property that UNLV needs to develop its mega-event center. Tuesday’s action is ...

Tom Collins draws challenge from former School Board member Johnson

Thu, Mar 15, 2012

A three-term former Clark County School Board member, Republican Ruth L. Johnson, will challenge Commissioner Tom Collins for the District B seat, which represents much of the northeastern county.

Commissioners question spending on death penalty cases

Wed, Apr 27, 2011

During a meeting to examine how to balance next fiscal year’s budget, Clark County elected officials hammered on District Attorney David Roger, questioning whether the county’s top prosecutor tries too ...

Incumbents should like their chances in commission races

Sun, Aug 29, 2010

With three County Commission seats up for election in November, political insiders are putting money on the incumbents in two of the races.

Zoning Commission denies plan to build church

Thu, Jul 8, 2010

An Enterprise church is still searching for a permanent home after the Clark County Zoning Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to deny its request to build a new place of worship ...

Democrats sweep Henderson, Southern Nevada

Wed, Nov 5, 2008

In the Democratic wave that overtook Nevada Tuesday as Barack Obama took the state, only two things saved Republicans seeking office in Southern Nevada — a well-known name or no ...

Democrats take control of county commission

Tue, Nov 4, 2008

The Democrats now have complete control of the county commission, as their incumbents held serve and newcomers Steve Sisolak and Larry Brown grabbed the two remaining seats.

Attacks, retorts crowd out issues

Fri, Oct 24, 2008

In the office of his campaign consultant, Gary Gray, County Commission candidate Steve Sisolak watches a replay of one of his recent debates.

Scroggins, Sisolak, Narter vie for Woodbury's seat

Tue, Oct 7, 2008

In the County Commission District A race, Republican Brian Scroggins, Democrat Steve Sisolak and Scott David Narter, an independent, are fighting to fill the seat of the longest-serving county commissioner ...

District A commission candidates debate donations, room tax hike

Tue, Sep 30, 2008

Because of term limits, Steve Sisolak and Brian Scroggins now have a shot at representing far-flung District A, which not only includes portions of Henderson, Las Vegas and Mesquite but ...

A call from Bruce Woodbury

Fri, Sep 19, 2008

Bruce Woodbury called me Thursday. I would be honored, except the venerable county commissioner called hundreds of people and said the same thing:

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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.

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