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Indigenous Candidate Seeks Upset in Nevada’s Congressional District 2

Alejandra Rubio profiles Elizabeth Mercedes Krause, a teacher, trying to defeat longtime Republican incumbent Rep. Mark Amodei.

“I’m a person, a Nevadan, a mother, and an educator,” Krause, now based in Sparks, said during a recent interview. “I worry about all facets that affect my community on and off the reservation. We’re all one community.”

Nevada Vote reporting by Alejandra Rubio for the Reynolds Sandbox



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