The city of Las Vegas, located in Clark County, is known for its Democratic margins. This provides Democratic candidates across the state with a firewall to counter the increase in the Republican vote in the other two regions of Nevada, Washoe County and the state's 15 rural counties. The Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area is the largest in the Mojave Desert and the second largest in the southwestern United States. It serves as Nevada's main financial, commercial, and cultural center.
This book examines how sociocultural, demographic, economic, and political differences between Democratic-leaning metropolitan areas with more than one million inhabitants and the more Republican non-metropolitan areas in those states influence electoral and political outcomes in undecided states. It delves into the complex relationship between local and state politics in Las Vegas, Nevada. The influx of construction workers and their families during the Great Depression helped Las Vegas avoid economic calamity. The Las Vegas monorail was built privately and, after bankruptcy, passed into the hands of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
US 93 divides from I-15 northeast of Las Vegas and heads north through the eastern part of the state, to Ely and Wells. Until the total assessed valuation of taxable property in the tax-increasing area exceeds the total assessed value of taxable property in the area, all taxes collected must be paid to the funds of the respective tax agencies. Las Vegas winters are short and generally very mild, with cold (but rarely cold) daytime temperatures. The peaks that surround Las Vegas reach heights of more than 3000 m (10,000 ft) and act as barriers to the strong flow of moisture from the surrounding area. The majority of general aviation traffic uses the smaller airport in North Las Vegas and the Henderson Executive Airport. When The Mirage opened its doors in 1989, it started a trend of major resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, just outside the city.
In 2004, Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman announced plans for Symphony Park, which could include a combination of offerings such as residential space and office buildings. Democrats also expanded their majorities in both the State Assembly and Senate, which will continue to be mostly women. They maintained their hegemony in Clark County Commission, which is Nevada's most important local government entity by far. The mountains surrounding Las Vegas Valley accumulate snow every winter but significant snow accumulates rarely within the city. This book provides an insightful look into how local and state politics interact in Las Vegas, Nevada. It examines how sociocultural, demographic, economic, and political differences between Democratic-leaning metropolitan areas with more than one million inhabitants and Republican non-metropolitan areas influence electoral outcomes in undecided states.
It also looks at how construction workers during The Great Depression helped Las Vegas avoid economic calamity. Additionally, it explores how US 93 divides from I-15 northeast of Las Vegas and heads north through eastern part of Nevada to Ely and Wells. Finally, it looks at how Democrats expanded their majorities in both State Assembly and Senate while maintaining their hegemony in Clark County Commission.