Nevada's Senator Lee loses primary
Environmentalists, progressives defeat pro-SB271 incumbent
The Associated PressDemocratic state Sen. John Lee was defeated in a stunning upset Tuesday by political newcomer Patricia Spearman despite having a huge money advantage and the backing of the Democratic establishment.
Las Vegas Sun
Jun 13, 2012
Lee was targeted by environmentalists and conservationists upset over his sponsorship of 2011 bill that paved the way for Nevada to withdraw from a partnership with California that governs development and environmental regulations at Lake Tahoe.
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