PRIMARY June 2020 Endorsements
Washoe County, Nevada Local Elections


Post Primary a Board of Advisors with Public Safety Backgrounds will recommend local candidates for the November elections on the RenoPublicSafety.org website.

*many so-called law enforcement groups represent unions concerned about pay and benefits, not always public safety. While our law enforcement deserve good pay, you can’t indenture future generations with unfunded mandates. Reno Public Safety is looking out to see that the taxpayers get what they deserve and in many cases that dedicated money not be diverted.

At this time RenoPublicSafety.org in consultation with many other community leaders is suggesting you consider the following. In some cases we include discussion and explanation:


ENDORSEMENTS: (Please forward)

Washoe School Board of Trustees:

District A

Jeff Church

District D

Stan Berk

District  E:

Matthew Montognese

District G  At Large

Your call: (can’t go wrong)

Jeff Baclet  www.JeffBaclet.com

John Eppolito johnforwcsd.com

Paul D White electpaulwhite.com

University of Nevada Regent District 10

John McKendricks    (1st Choice)  

Kevin Melcher (2nd Choice)

State Senate:

#15 Heidi Gansert


#26 Lisa Krasner

#27: Barb Hawn

#30: Randy Hoff

#31 Sandra Linares* or Jill Dickman

#32: Alexis Hansen

#40: (Generally Carson City area) Your call PK ONeill or Day Williams

Washoe County Commission:

1) Marsha Berkbigler

4) Vaughn Hartung

Reno City Council Ward 1:

Jenny Brekhus:


John "JD" Drakulich


Reno City Council Ward 3

Ruth "Rudy" Leon

Reno City Council Ward 5:

No endorsement

City Council AT LARGE:

Eddie Lorton*

*Even if you are wary of him, his opponent Devon Reese suspended his campaign but was the unanimous hand picked choice (appointee) to the fiscally irresponsible council. Thus far he has shown no leadership or promise.  Reno headed to financial meltdown and council, including Reese refuses to take any strong action.

“Devon is proud to represent labor unions on the entire range of labor law.”  Kintzwww.reesekintz.com

 News4: “Councilman Devon Reese suspends campaign;...

So that leaves Eddie deserving a shot. Like many campaigns, these are the two to chose from, like em or not. Lorton is passionate about Reno!


NV Supreme Court B:

Mary Pickering

NV Supreme Court :

Herndon or Nelson

Court of Appeals Judge Department 3

Bonnie Bulla

District Court Judge Department 10

Elliott A. Sattler

District Court Judge Department 11, Family Court

Gregory R. Shannon

District Court Judge Department 13, Family Court

Aaron Bushur

Sparks City Council Ward 1

Dick Kirtley

Sparks City Council Ward 3

Paul S. Anderson