Applications accepted to replace Sprinkle in NV Legislature

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Washoe County will accept applications from interested and qualified residents Friday, March 15 at noon until Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 5 p.m. The person selected will represent Nevada State Assembly District 30, previously occupied by Mike Sprinkle, who resigned March 14.

An application and information are available on Washoe County’s website or available in person at the Washoe County Complex in the Office of the County Manager at 1001 E. Ninth St., Reno 89512, Bldg. A, 2nd Floor, Room 201.

Once completed, the application may be submitted via email to Dana Searcy at dsearcy@washoecounty.us or in person at the Office of the County Manager.

Under state law, the County Commission fills vacancies in the state Legislature. The appointee must:

Be at least 21 years old and registered to vote.
Reside in the district he or she is seeking to represent.
Be of the same political party as the resigning member. Sprinkle is a Democrat.
The appointee will serve until the election in November 2020.
A complete application must be submitted.

The Washoe County Board of Commissioners will review applications and may make a decision during its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.