LAS VEGAS—With fresh polling showing him in the lead and his opponent refusing to debate him in all seven counties of Nevada’s new 4th Congressional District, Republican Danny Tarkanian’s congressional campaign received another boost this week with the endorsement by the Armenian National Committee – Political Action Committee (ANC-PAC). The ANC-PAC is encouraging members of the large and growing Armenian American community in Nevada to vote for Danny Tarkanian on Election Day. The new congressional district Tarkanian is running to represent includes portions of Clark County, as well as the rural counties of Esmeralda, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye and White Pine.
“We are proud to announce our support for Danny Tarkanian and look forward to having him sworn in as a Member of Congress next year at the U.S. Capitol. He is a talented and proud son of the Armenian American community,” shared Armen Martin, a longtime ANC-PAC supporter. “We encourage all Nevadans living in the 4th Congressional District to vote for Danny on November 6th and askthat they encourage their friends and family to vote for Danny as well,” Martin added.
In a recently released poll conducted by SurveyUSA, Tarkanian is leading his Democrat opponent by a margin of 45 to 42 percent. The poll was commissioned by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the 8News Now and shows that the race is whisker close. The poll also shows that Tarkanian is running neck-and-neck with his opponent in urban areas of the district and winning more support in therural counties that make up an important part of the new congressional district. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “the poll shows Tarkanian with a 21-point advantage among non-partisan voters (53-32) and picking up crossover Democratic support at 11 percent, giving him the edge in the 4th Congressional District, where registered Democratic voters outnumber Republicans by 10 percentage points.”
Earlier this year Danny Tarkanian won the Republican primary for Nevada’s new 4th Congressional District. He achieved this victory by securing over 32% of the vote and defeating eight other Republican candidates. This November he will face Democrat State Senator Steven Horsford, who is the Majority Leader for Nevada’s State Senate. Tarkanian is widely known in the State of Nevada as a strong conservative who is a proven vote getter. Several years ago Tarkanian garnered over 230,000 votes in his race for Nevada Secretary of State.
Danny Tarkanian is a graduate of the University of San Diego Law School, a successful businessman and a dedicated husband and father. He and his wife Amy live in the Las Vegas area with their four children. His father Jerry Tarkanian, a proud Armenian American, is among the most successful college basketball coaches in NCAA history. His mother Lois Huter Tarkanian is a well-respected educator who currently serves as a member of the Las Vegas City Council.
The ANC-PAC is a non-partisan federally registered political action committee established to support campaign committees for Members of Congress who share the values of the Armenian American community. The ANC-PAC is at the forefront of efforts to ensure that the voice of the Armenian American community is clearly heard in our nation’s capital. The ANC-PAC continues a century old tradition of Armenian American engagement on the public policy issues facing national political leaders, both in the U.S. Congress and the White House.
For more information, you may logon to www.ancpac.org.