Las Vegas assemblyman declares candidacy for secretary of state

“Democratic Assemblyman Nelson Araujo threw his hat into the 2018 race for Nevada secretary of state Monday.

Araujo said in a statement he’s running because he wants to ensure that Nevadans have a voting system “that protects the fundamental right of every eligible voter to have their vote counted, no matter who they are or what they believe.”

“We need a secretary of state who wants to help every eligible voter participate in our democracy — whether it’s closing the gap between early voting and election day, or allowing same-day and automatic voter registration,” Araujo said. “People fought and died for our right to vote in free and accessible elections, yet our secretary of state has sought to politicize these issues for partisan gains.””

Read more at the Las Vegas Review Journal


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