August 31, 2014
A judge has denied Assemblywoman Sharron Angle's petition for a new Republican primary in Nevada's 2nd Congressional House District seat.
Carson District Judge Bill Maddox says the state court lacks
jurisdiction in congressional election contests. He also found no
evidence that election officials committed malfeasance when some
polling places opened late because election workers didn't show up.
Angle lost to Secretary of State Dean Heller by 421 votes in the
August 15th primary.
After the ruling, Angle said she WON'T appeal to the Nevada
She congratulated Heller on his victory and says she'll work
with him to defeat Democrat Jill Derby in November.