MAJORITY LEADER FORD ANNOUNCES SENATOR FARLEY WILL CAUCUS WITH DEMOCRATS IN 2017

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November 14, 2016

MAJORITY LEADER FORD ANNOUNCES SENATOR FARLEY WILL CAUCUS WITH DEMOCRATS IN 2017

Las Vegas - Today, Senate Majority Leader Aaron D. Ford announced that Senator Patricia Farley (Dist. 8 - Summerlin) has changed her party affiliation to non-partisan and will caucus with the Senate Democrats during the 2017 Legislative Session. 

“As senators, our first obligation is to ensure that we’re creating jobs and providing quality educational opportunities to Nevadans, and Senator Farley is committed to collaboration and cooperation to make that happen.” said Senator Ford. “In the past, Senator Farley has demonstrated a desire to work across party lines to accomplish our shared goals. We are excited that she will now work directly with our caucus for the betterment of the state of Nevada.” 

“Nevada has a long tradition of legislators working across party lines to make positive change for our state, “ said Senator Farley. “I am choosing to serve as an independent in the 2017 session because my constituents come before party labels, and I believe this is the best way to represent them. I look forward to a productive session working together with Senator Ford and Senate Democrats.”

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