Nevada Democratic Caucus

Stephanie Serrano

Hundreds of voters gathered in Reno Monday night for Senator Bernie Sanders’ third visit to the Silver State. KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano was there and spoke with regional voters.

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker
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Democratic presidential candidates looking to win the Silver State next year have been doing everything in the power to drum up support ahead of Nevada's Democratic Caucus in February. For New Jersey Senator Cory Booker though, winning Nevada is personal with his family, including his parents and grandparents, having put down roots in Clark County. KUNR's Paul Boger spoke to Booker while at a recent campaign event.

Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro (left) and Yerington Paiute Tribal Chair Laurie Thom listen to a community member during a recent campaign stop.
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Former Obama-era Housing and Urban Development Secretary and Democratic Presidential Candidate Julian Castro says more needs to be done to help communities affected by hazardous waste.

The 2020 general election is officially less than a year away, but with Nevada among the first states in the nation to vote next year, candidates for the country's top job have been focusing heavily on the Silver State for several months. KUNR's Paul Boger spoke to Fred Lokken, a political scientist with Truckee Meadows Community College, about where we are in the election process and what it all means for voters in Nevada.

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaking with attendees at the 2019 National Forum on Wages and Working People hosted by the Center for the American Progress Action Fund and the SEIU at the Enclave in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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California Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris is expected to make a series of campaign stops in Reno this week, including a visit with striking auto workers and a town hall with students at the University of Nevada, Reno. KUNR's Paul Boger spoke to Senator Harris ahead of her latest blitz through the Silver State.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) greets suppoerters at a recent campaign event in Downtown Reno.
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Laying out a platform that includes tackling the nation's housing crisis, expanding Medicare to all and addressing climate change, Massachusetts Senator and Democratic Presidential hopeful, Elizabeth Warren, made her second visit to Northern Nevada this week. To talk about those issues, she spoke with KUNR's Senior Political Reporter Paul Boger before the event.

Hundreds of posters were seen in supporters hands as they waved them to greet the presidential hopeful.
Stephanie Serrano

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders made his first visit to Northern Nevada Wednesday night to rally for his 2020 presidential campaign. Roughly 1,500 people flooded Reno's City Plaza for his speech. KUNR Reporter Stephanie Serrano was there.

Cory Booker Campaigns In Northern Nevada

Apr 19, 2019
Senator Cory Booker speaks at the Washoe Dems headquarters.
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Yet another presidential hopeful has visited Northern Nevada. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker made stops at both the Douglas County and Washoe County Democrats offices on Friday. KUNR’s Paolo Zialcita has more.

Elizabeth Warren speaking at her rally in Reno.
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On the same day President Donald Trump gave a speech in Clark County, Massachusetts Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren made her first stop in Reno on Saturday. KUNR’s Paolo Zialcita has more.

California Senator Kamala Harris stands in front of supporters at a campaign event at Washoe County Democratic Headquarters in Reno.
Paul Boger / KUNR Public Radio

Nevada’s Democratic Caucus is still more than 10 months away, but the first presidential hopeful has made her way to Northern Nevada.