A big field has nominated to run for the special election to fill the Ward 2 seat on the Las Vegas City Council. Among them is Kristine Kuzemka. She is campaigning of themes similar to many other candidates - frugal budgeting and business development downtown. She has other issues such as Ward 2 getting a fair share of its tax revenue spent in the ward and she has criticized Mayor Carolyn Goodman for refusing to endorse same-sex marriage. Kuzemka says it could cost the city tourism dollars. We talk with the Las Vegas public defender about why she should win this week's special election.
Earlier this month a Nevada legislator pointed out that should the need arise one of the only ways to save the community of North Las Vegas could be a state takeover. However, North Las Vegas Mayor, Shari Buck says the city is far from being taken over by the state.
Ward 4 was the only Henderson City Council election that wasn't decided on Primary Day. The two top vote-getters, Mike Mayberry and Sam Bateman, are battling it out to represent Ward 3 on the Henderson City Council.