Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

Mark Hutchison wins lieutenant governor primary

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 6/13 10:36 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada state Sen. Mark Hutchison has won the Republican primary for lieutenant governor in a divisive contest with ex-state lawmaker and one-time U.S. Senate hopeful Sue Lowden.

Hutchison advances to the November election against Democrat Lucy Flores, a state assemblywoman from Las Vegas who cruised to victory in her primary Tuesday night.

Hutchison, a first-term senator and wealthy lawyer from Las Vegas, had the backing of Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Lowden lost the 2010 GOP primary for the U.S. Senate to tea party conservative Sharron Angle, who went on to lose to Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Hutchison's campaign ads attacked Lowden for making contributions to Reid's re-election campaigns in the 1980s.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Share

Slideshows

Popular Right Now:
Ousted teacher found dead in Henderson jail

Updated: 10/21/2014 5:13:00 PM

John Mannion, a fired Clark County high school teacher and football coach was found dead Oct. 19 in the Henderson Detention Center of an apparent suicide.
Two men accused of rape at MGM properties 

Updated: 10/20/2014 10:42:36 PM

Poll


All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at publicfilehelp@mynews3.com

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

FOLLOW US!


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.