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Michele Fiore joins Nevada governor race

Posted at 10:07 AM, Oct 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-19 16:42:54-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Councilwoman Michele Fiore has joined the Nevada governor race.

Fiore made the announcement during a Tuesday morning news conference with her attorney.

The often outspoken Republican councilwoman released a video about her running to be the state's next governor, saying "We don't need more weak, compromise, blue blazer Republican politicians. That isn’t me and never will be. I will never stop fighting."

Current Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak's office released the following statement after Fiore's announcement:

“Republicans have found themselves in a crowded primary they will have to fight through for the next eight months. In the meantime, Governor Sisolak will be focused on Nevada’s recovery--continuing to bring more jobs to our state, getting Nevadans back to work and businesses back open and thriving.”

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