Former Republican State Senator Elizabeth Halseth said Thursday that she plans to run again for the state Senate in 2018.
Halseth confirmed her intentions to run for Senate District 8 today to the Nevada Independent. Halseth resigned from her seat in 2012 after just a year in office amid family challenges.
District 8 will be an open seat left by Independent Senator Patricia Farley who has said she will not seek re-election.
She said that education will be a significant focus of her campaign has a mother of three children, as well as diversifying and growing the economy.
When elected in 2010, Halseth became the youngest woman elected to the state senate at 27 years old.