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DECISION 2018: Nevada candidates locked in ahead of June 12 primary

Candidate filing for non-judicial state offices, federal offices, and municipal offices is underway in Nevada. The filing period will remain open until March 16, 2018.

Non-judicial candidate filings for federal and state offices, as well as several county and municipal offices, got underway Monday, March 5.

Candidates who filed during this two-week period -- which ended Friday, March 16 -- will first face off during Nevada's Primary Election on June 12, 2018.

The General Election is slated for November 6, 2018.

The Nevada Secretary of State's office says it received 55 candidate filings in week one.

In all, the Nevada Secretary of State's office received 17 filings for governor, 15 filings for U.S. Senate -- the office currently held by Sen. Dean Heller -- and 10 filings for U.S. Congress, District 2, the seat now occupied by Rep. Mark Amodei.

Here's a rundown of the key offices up for bid in Northern Nevada and statewide.

(UPDATED: 4/29/18 at p.m.)

U.S. Senate

Current Office Holder - Dean Heller (R)

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • Kamau A. Bakari - Independent American
  • Sherry Brooks - Republican
  • Danny Burleigh - Democratic
  • Richard Charles - No Political Party
  • Sarah Gazala - Republican
  • Tim Hagan - Libertarian Party of Nevada
  • Vic Harrell - Republican
  • Tom Heck - Republican
  • Dean Heller - Republican
  • David Drew Knight - Democratic
  • Sujeet "Bobby" Mahendra - Democratic
  • Barry Michaels - No Political Party
  • Allen Rheinhart - Democratic
  • Jacky Rosen - Democratic
  • Jesse Sbaih - Democratic


U.S. House of Representatives, District 2

Current Office Holder - Mark Amodei (R)

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • Vance Alm - Democratic
  • Mark E. Amodei - Republican
  • Sharron Angle - Republican
  • Joel Beck - Republican
  • Patrick Fogarty - Democratic
  • Jesse Douglas Hurley - Democratic
  • Clint Koble - Democratic
  • Ian Luetkehans - Repubulican
  • Jack L. Schofield Jr. - Democratic
  • Rick Shepherd - Democratic


Governor of Nevada

Current Office Holder - Brian Sandoval (R)

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • Russell Best - Independent American Party
  • John Bonaventura - Democratic
  • William Boyd - Republican
  • Ryan Bundy - No Political Party
  • Stephanie Carlisle - Republican
  • Frederick L. Conquest - Republican
  • Asheesh Dewan - Democratic
  • Edward F. Dundas - Republican
  • Jared L. Fisher - Republican
  • Christina Giunchigliani - Democratic
  • David E. Jones - Democratic
  • Adam Paul Laxalt - Republican
  • Jared Lord - Libertarian Party of Nevada
  • Stan Lusak - Republican
  • Dan Schwartz - Republican
  • Steve Sisolak - Democratic
  • Henry Thorms - Democratic


Lt. Governor of Nevada

Current Office Holder - Mark Hutchison (R)

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • Janine Hansen - Independent American
  • Laurie L. Hansen - Democratic
  • Eugene Hoover - Republican
  • Brent A. Jones - Republican
  • Scott Anthony LaFata - Republican
  • Kate Marshall - Democratic
  • Gary Anthony Meyers - Republican
  • Michael Roberson - Republican
  • Ed Uehling - No Political Party


Attorney General

Current Office Holder - Adam Laxalt (R)

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • Wes Duncan - Republican
  • Aaron Ford - Democratic
  • Joel F. Hansen - Independent American Party
  • Stuart J. MacKie - Democratic
  • Craig Mueller - Republican


State Treasurer

Current Office Holder - Dan Schwartz (R)

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • Bob Beers - Republican
  • Zach Conine - Democratic
  • Bill Hoge - Independent American
  • Andrew Martin - WITHDRAWN - Democratic
  • Derek Uehara - Republican


Secretary of State

Current Office Holder - Barbara Cegavske (R)

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • Ernest C. Aldridge - Republican
  • Nelson Araujo - Democratic
  • Barbara K. Cegavske - Republican


State Senate & Assembly

Candidates who have filed for office:

  • SD 17: James Settelmeyer (R)
  • SD 17: Curtis W. Cannon (D)
  • SD 16: Ben Kieckhefer (R)
  • SD 16: Gary R. Schmidt (R)
  • SD 16: John Wagner (IAP)
  • SD 16: Tina Davis-Hersey (D)
  • AD 39: Jim Wheeler (R)
  • AD 39: Patricia Ackerman (D)
  • AD 39: Paul Cwalina (LIB)
  • AD 40: Al Kramer (R)
  • AD 40: Autumn Zemke (D)
  • SD 13: Julia Ratti (D)
  • SD 13: Charlene Y. Young (IAP)
  • AD 24: Edward Coleman (D)
  • AD 24: Deonne Contine (D)
  • AD 24: Tom Stewart (D)
  • AD 24: Sarah Peters (D)
  • AD 25: Jill Tolles (R)
  • AD 25: Gregory John Shorts (D)
  • AD 26: Lisa Krasner (R)
  • AD 26: June Joseph (D)
  • AD 27: Teresa Benitez-Thompson (D)
  • AD 30: Michael Sprinkle (D)
  • AD 31: Richard Daly (D)
  • AD 31: Jill Dickman (R)
  • AD 32: Tom Fransway (R)
  • AD 36: Dennis Hof (R)
  • AD 36: James Oscarson (R)
  • AD 36: Joseph J. Bradley (R)
  • AD 36: Lesia Romanov (D)
  • SD 14: Ira Hansen (R)
  • SD 14: Thomas Kennedy (I)
  • SD 14: Wendy Boszak (D)
  • AD 32: Patty Povilaitis (D)
  • AD 32: Alexis Hansen (R)
  • AD 32: Tom Fransway (R)
  • AD 38: Robin Titus (R)


Reno Mayor

Current Office Holder - Hillary Schieve (NP)

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Hillary Schieve
  • Eddie Lorton
  • Brian Fleming (WITHDRAWN)
  • William Mantle
  • Evelyn Scott (WITHDRAWN)
  • Chad Dehne
  • Azzi Shirazi
  • John Coristine
  • Jesse O. Razo
  • Michael Hagen


Reno City Council - Ward 4

Current office holder - Paul McKenzie

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Paul McKenzie
  • Tonya Fleck (WITHDRAWN)
  • Bonnie Weber
  • Joseph Yott


Reno City Council - Ward 2

Current office holder - Naomi Duerr

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Naomi Duerr
  • Joe Lawrence
  • Maria Davis


Reno City Attorney

Current office holder - Karl Hall

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Karl Hall
  • John Kadlic


Sparks Mayor

Current office holder - Geno Martini

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Jeff Bonana
  • Ron Smith
  • Eric Wacker
  • Wendy Stolyarov


Sparks City Council - Ward 2

Current office holder - Ed Lawson

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Ed Lawson


Sparks City Council - Ward 4

Current office holder - Charlene Bybee

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Charlene Bybee
  • Brian Hunt
  • Rudy Viola, Jr.


Washoe County School District Board of Trustees

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • David Morlet, District B
  • Ellen Minetto, District B
  • Dian Vanderwell, District B
  • Andrew Benjamin Caudill, District C
  • Debra Smith-Feemster, District C
  • John W. Gwaltney, District C (WITHDRAWN)
  • Ryan Gonda, District F
  • Jeffrey Church, District F
  • Jacqueline Calvert, District F


Washoe County District Attorney

Current office holder - Chris Hicks (R)

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Chris Hicks (R)


Washoe County Commission, District 2

Current office holder - Bob Lucey

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Bob Lucey (R)
  • Stephen Wolgast (D)
  • Bret Edward Delaire (R)
  • Kelvin J. Buchanan (R)


Washoe County Commission, District 3

Current office holder - Kitty Jung (D)

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Kitty Jung (D)
  • Bill Johnson (R)
  • Austin Grush (D)


Washoe County Commission, District 5

Current office holder - Jeanne Herman

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Greg Smith (D)
  • Lindsy Judd (D)
  • Jeanne Herman (R)


Washoe County Sheriff

Current office holder: Chuck Allen

Candidates that have filed for office:

  • Darin Balaam
  • Sherman B. Boxx
  • Jerry Guzman Cossio
  • Allan Fox
  • Adam Eugene Hopkins
  • Heidi Howe
  • Kim Meyer















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