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Nevada AG Race Generating Lots Of TV Ads

It's not your imagination: folks in Nevada really are seeing lots and lots of TV ads by attorney general candidates.  Figures released Thursday by the Center for Public Integrity show that commercials dealing with the race between Democrat Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt have aired about 7,300 times.  The attorney general TV war is by far the most expensive among Nevada's statewide contests. The candidates and their supporters have spent $3.7 million for airtime, split roughly even between the two men.

The lieutenant governor's race has consumed $2.2 million in airtime, including $1.4 million in support of Republican Mark Hutchison and $328,000 in support of Democrat Lucy Flores. The priciest legislative contest is between Democrat Justin Jones and Republican Becky Harris in Senate District 9. The race has consumed $542,000 in airtime.
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Jay Bartos joined Nevada Public Radio in 1993 to develop and manage the state’s first radio reading service for people unable to use standard printed material due to blindness or another disability. After the reading service was discontinued in 2011, he became the afternoon host on KNPR for ten years. Jay can now be heard on air on News 88.9 KNPR and Classical 89.7 KCNV throughout the week.