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."
My name is Michele Fiore. I'm running for Governor of Nevada. We don't need more weak, compromise, blue blazer Republican politicians. That isn’t me and never will be. I will never stop fighting. Join the fight: https://t.co/k9QWQjPn6v pic.twitter.com/JuKbwZeXCg
— Councilwoman Michele Fiore (@VoteFiore) October 19, 2021
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.”