Political History of Nevada 2006
of this publication dates back to 1910, when it was first issued by Secretary of
State William Douglass. Thirty years later, Secretary of State Malcolm McEachin
issued the 2nd Edition of the Political History of Nevada. John Koontz,
who served twenty-six years as Nevada's Secretary of State (1947-1973),
published revised versions in 1948, 1959, and 1965. The 6th, 7th, and 8th
Editions were published by Secretary of State William Swackhamer in 1973, 1979,
and 1986. Frankie Sue Del Papa, the state's first female Secretary of State,
published the 9th Edition in 1990. The 10th Edition was published in 1996 and
was so often requested that Secretary of State Dean Heller brought out an 11th
Edition in 2006. This is the most current version available.
Political History of Nevada 2006 contains useful information related to
topics such as Territorial and State History, State Symbols, Political Parties
and Campaigns, Election Results, Questions on the Ballot, and Legislative
Redistricting. Bonus articles about Nevada's political past, present, and future
are also included.
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