LAS VEGAS (AP) — A right-wing lawyer who represented a church in a authorized battle over Nevada’s COVID-19 restrictions has earned an opportunity to attempt to unseat the Democratic legal professional common in November.
Sigal Chattah beat one other Las Vegas lawyer, Tisha Black, in Tuesday’s GOP major. She’ll face an uphill battle in November towards incumbent Aaron Ford.
Black, who misplaced a 2018 race for Clark County commissioner, had the assist of a lot of the standard Republican institution. Chattah tried to color her as a Democratic sympathizer throughout the typically heated major within the western battleground state.
Within the Democratic major, Ford rolled previous the identical unknown challenger he beat earlier than he was elected as Nevada’s first Black legal professional common in 2018. His marketing campaign already had raised almost $2 million by the top of March.
Chattah thanked her donors, supporters and volunteers in an announcement emailed to The Related Press early Wednesday, saying “our work is simply starting.”
“The following 5 months might be powerful however collectively along with your assist, I do know we are able to defeat Aaron Ford in November and get Nevada again on the suitable path,” she stated.
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