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Historic Election – Making Sense of it All?

The moment has finally arrived. The Election is upon us. As we like to say in Nevada – the chips are all on the table now! And who knows what will happen next? The only thing for certain at this point is that the days ahead will be unpredictable, uncertain and, for better or worse, historic.
For all those reasons, we could think of no one better than Jon Ralston to be our guest speaker for this very unique, unprecedented post-election period. Whatever is going on at that point – clear winners, peaceful transition, ballot recounts, protests, unrest or a multitude of legal challenges – who better than Ralston to guide us through it all? Ralston has been called the dean of political reporting in Nevada and has made numerous guest appearances on Meet the Press, MSNBC, Fox News and PBS. He knows Nevada. He knows his stuff. We are grateful he is willing to provide his knowledge, wisdom and insight to help us make sense of whatever is happening at this sensitive, immensely important period in our Democracy.
You won’t want to miss this meeting. Surely, you will want to be there to hear his presentation, have your questions answered and, just possibly, glean some direction, understanding and hope from what promises to be a very interesting discussion. Hope to ‘see’ you all there!

Barbara Twitchell
South Washoe DEMS Chair
November 2, 2020

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Recent News from the State Democratic Party...

NOVEMBER 18, 2020
MEMO To: Interested Parties
From: Alana Mounce, NV Dems Executive Director
Subject: Democrats' Success in Nevada the Result of Strategic Organizing
Despite the challenges of a worldwide pandemic, the Nevada State Democratic Party did the work, virtual and in-person, to elect Democrats and secure the presidency for Joe Biden. Nevada is a battleground state critical to winning the White House and because of the dedication and strategic work of the state party to win up and down the Silver State, Democrats defeated an incumbent president–something that has only ever happened a handful of times–and elected the first woman and person of color to the office of Vice President. Read more...

NOVEMBER 6, 2020
Nevada State Democratic Party Chair William McCurdy II released the following statement regarding NV Dems' motion to intervene in yet another lawsuit by the Trump campaign and NV GOP: Read more...

NOVEMBER 5, 2020
In response to the latest legal threat launched by the Trump campaign and NV GOP as they attempt to interfere with Nevada's election, Nevada State Democratic Party Chair William McCurdy II released the following statement: Read more...

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