LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid is endorsing a state Assembly member against a longtime state court judge in their race for Nevada Supreme Court.
Ozzie Fumo announced Monday he received Reid's backing in the race against Clark County District Court Judge Douglas Herndon.
Fumo is a trial attorney and adjunct law school professor at UNLV. Herndon is the presiding criminal judge in homicide cases in Las Vegas.
He's a former special victims unit prosecutor who was appointed to the bench by Gov. Kenny Guinn in 2005.