Brownstein Client Alert, November 7, 2017
Following a contentious 2017 Nevada Legislative Session, three recall petitions were filed this past summer challenging three state senators—Sen. Joyce Woodhouse-(D), Sen. Nicole Cannizzaro-(D) and Sen. Patricia Farley-(I). The outcome of these efforts has the potential of shifting control of the Nevada State Senate outside the traditional election process. To do so, the proponents of the recall efforts have invoked the rarely used and complicated Nevada Recall statute. With the control of the Nevada State Senate in the balance and redistricting on the horizon, both sides are gearing up for a large election battle over the holidays.
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