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Nevada Candidates Report Campaign Contributions

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LAS VEGAS -- Nevada candidates seeking elected office this year had until Wednesday to file reports with the Secretary of State's office that detail their campaign contributions and expenses over the past year.

Here are some of those filings:

Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval, who is seeking a second term as governor, raised $3,076,201 and spent $885,345. His contributions included at least $618,500 from gaming companies, their executives and other companies tied to those executives, and $100,000 from companies headed by Las Vegas businessmen Bill Walters and Michael Luce.

Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democratic candidate for attorney general, reported $926,363 in contributions and $249,305 in expenses. At least $266,000 in contributions came from the gaming industry, related companies and their executives. He also received $50,000 in contributions from companies linked to Walters and Luce.

Mark Hutchison, a Republican state senator from Las Vegas who is running for lieutenant governor, reported raising $876,003 and spending $156,024. He received at least $136,000 in contributions from casinos and other gaming companies, including $50,000 from companies controlled by casino owner Steve Wynn.

Dan Schwartz of Las Vegas, finance chairman of the Nevada Republican Party who is running for state treasurer, reported $232,503 in contributions and $31,131 in expenses. All but $7,500 of the contributions constituted loans he made to his campaign.

Nevada State Controller Kim Wallin, a Democrat running for state treasurer, raised $107,345 and spent $21,640. Her contributions included $10,000 from gaming and $11,500 from labor unions.

Democratic Assemblyman Andrew Martin of Las Vegas, who is running for state controller, reported $100,250 in contributions and $375 in expenses. All but $250 of the contributions came from a loan he made to his campaign.

Republican Sue Lowden, a former KLAS-TV anchor and state senator who is running for lieutenant governor, reported $228,275 in contributions and $27,226 in expenses. The contributions included a $100,000 loan she made to her campaign, $10,000 from former Las Vegas Sands Corp. president Bill Weidner and $5,000 from Dr. Miriam Adelson, wife of Venetian owner Sheldon Adelson.

Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshall, a candidate for secretary of state, raised $178,234 and spent $57,986. Her contributions included at least $24,500 from gaming companies and at least $28,000 from labor unions.

Clark County District Attorney Steven Wolfson, a Democrat seeking a full term in November, raised $474,055 and spent $43,786. His contributions included at least $71,500 from gaming companies.

Assistant Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, a candidate for Clark County sheriff, raised $505,322 and spent $54,932. His contributions included at least $145,000 from gaming companies and companies affiliated with gaming executives.

Metro Police Capt. Larry Burns, a candidate for Clark County sheriff, raised $81,229 and spent $21,860.

Former Las Vegas Township Constable Robert "Bobby G" Gronauer, a candidate for Clark County sheriff, raised $14,795 and spent $800.

Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, a Democrat seeking another term in District E, raised $258,430 and spent $25,329. Her contributions included at least $55,000 from gaming and $20,000 from organized labor.

Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager, a Democrat seeking another term in District F, raised $480,300 and spent $14,344. Her contributions included at least $48,500 from gaming.


 

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