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Julia Ritchey

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton landed a decisive victory in Nevada's caucus over the weekend, taking 52 percent of the vote to Sanders' 48. But it wasn't all bad news for the Sanders camp. As Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey reports, northern Nevada was actually a bright spot for his campaign.

Long lines of voters snaked around the Ansari Business School at the University of Nevada, Reno, campus on Saturday. The university hosted five precincts made up of downtown residents and college students like Devonnie Matthews, a senior who decided to caucus for Sanders.

Voter Profiles: Reno Activist Feels The Bern

Dec 30, 2015

Ahead of the 2016 election, we're profiling local voters to find out what issues are most important to them. Just a few days after Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders made his second stop in town, Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey caught up with a local political activist who's feeling the Bern.

In a purple sweater with matching eyeshadow, Theresa Navarro is brimming with energy as she make calls at the Bernie Sanders campaign office in Reno. Navarro is a retired political consultant and full-time activist who's lived in Nevada for 45 years.