Nevada, meet your candidates

Nevada’s primary election day was Tuesday, June 11.

These women bring new perspectives and hope to drive real progressive change in communities across the state.

State Senate Candidates

Jennifer Atlas

Senate District 5

Jennifer Atlas is an 18-year Las Vegas resident, single mother and advocate for schools, teachers and kids. A passionate advocate for education, Atlas is serving her second term on the City of Henderson’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Education. Her focus is on diversifying the state’s economy, creating good paying jobs, expanding access to affordable health care, protecting women’s health care rights, and ensuring every classroom has a qualified teacher.

Angie Taylor

Senate District 15

Rep. Angie Taylor is a lifelong educator and the first in her family to graduate from college. She also earned a doctoral degree. Taylor currently represents Assembly District 27, where she has sponsored and supported bills focused on protecting women’s access to health care, improving public education, and creating more affordable housing opportunities.

Assemblymember Candidates

Cinthia Moore

Assembly District 11

Cinthia Moore works for the Nevada Environmental Justice Coalition, where she advocates for healthier communities. She is an immigrant and mom, who has deep organizing experience around environmental issues. Moore’s platform focuses on better schools, better jobs, and better health care for all Nevada residents, as well as protecting women’s access to health care.

Mishon Montgomery

Assembly District 17

Mishon Montgomery is a passionate, award-winning motivational speaker, trainer, strategist and coach. She is also a U.S. Air Force Veteran. Proudly hanging her boots in North Las Vegas, she is a wife, mother, business owner and advocate. Montgomery sits on the boards of Emerge Nevada, focusing on recruiting women from diverse backgrounds to run for public office, and Silver State Equality, a statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization.

Local Candidates


Evelyn Garcia Morales

Clark County School Board - District C

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