Nevada has been chosen to host the first Democratic presidential primary debate, which will take place in October. Reno Public Radio's Michelle Bliss explores why.
The Democratic National Committee made the announcement Thursday that Nevada will be among six states to host these primary debates.
Fred Lokken teaches political science at Truckee Meadows Community College and has been studying state politics for decades. He says Nevada is one of about seven states that will ultimately decide America's next president.