PRESS RELEASE: Nevada Republican Party Unveils Official Slate of Candidates for First in the West Caucus

Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Republican Party is excited to present the candidates that have filed to participate in the 2024 First in the West Republican Caucus being held on February 8, 2024 at 5PM. 

With only three exceptions in 1976, 1980 and 1996, the caucus is the traditional way that Nevadans have chosen their Presidential nominee for 160 years. The caucus requires Voter ID, and features paper ballots, completely transparent vote tabulation, same day results and no mail in ballots or same day registration.

All serious candidates are participating in the First in the West Caucus, as it is the only contest under party rules that allows candidates to earn delegates to the Republican National Convention. It is a crucial event in the political calendar because it provides Nevadans with a unique opportunity to voice their preferences and play a pivotal role in shaping the direction of our country. The Nevada Republican Party is proud to announce the following candidates who have filed to participate in this historic event:

  1. Ryan Binkley
  2. Governor Doug Burgum 
  3. Former Governor Chris Christie 
  4. Governor Ron DeSantis
  5. Vivek Ramaswamy
  6. Former President Donald J. Trump 

We invite all Nevadans to participate in the First in the West Caucus and look forward to informative discussions that will help us select the candidates who will best represent the values and interests of our great state.