Democrats and Republicans have battled for several cycles over this Henderson and south Las Vegas-based seat. Susan Lee, an education advocate and the spouse of a wealthy casino executive, founded a homeless shelter and self-funded a failed bid for Congress for a different Nevada district in 2016. Now, despite a crowded field of several challengers, Lee is running in Nevada’s 3rd District with the support of DCCC and the backing of former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid.
The simultaneous announcement of endorsements from the top elected officials in the party is a way to send a signal that the party has chosen its candidate.
The owner of a Las Vegas insurance agency announced Thursday that he is running for Congress.
Jack Love, 51, is the first Democrat to announce for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District. Philanthropist and Democrat Susie Lee, who ran unsuccessfully for Nevada’s 4th district last year, is also considering entering the race. Four Republicans have filed to run for the seat.
Pledges to fight for the middle class
with common sense solutions and personal accountability.
Las Vegas, NV – Thursday, August 31st – Jack Love, a lifelong Nevadan and political newcomer, known for speaking his mind and his fighting spirit, declared his candidacy today seeking the Democratic nomination for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District.
His reason is simple. “For too long, our elected representatives have ignored the needs of their constituents. Instead, they do the bidding of the donor class and big business. I am not a professional politician; I will work hard in the interests of, and be accountable to, the people of my district.” said Love. In his official announcement on Facebook and Twitter, he emphasized the need to “tackle head-on comprehensive health care reform and the stark wealth and income inequalities in the US economy.”Read more