Meet Ely's Mayor: Nathan Robertson


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Nathan Robertson is an engineer for a local paving company in Ely, some 250 northeast of Las Vegas. He owns and operates a laundromat in the city of about 4,300 people. 

And he’s Ely’s mayor. 

At 35, he’s one of the youngest mayors ever elected in Nevada 

He’s a Republican. He’s also gay -- and his election has some Nevadans reconsidering the complexity of political life in our state’s rural communities. 

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Mayor Robertson joins us now by phone from his office in Ely City Hall as part of our series on the mayors of Nevada. 


Nathan Robertson, Mayor, City of Ely

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