Inside William McCurdy’s ‘powerful’ campaign for county commission

William McCurdy II is the kind of candidate people get excited to support. He’s young, energetic, excitable and just genuinely nice. He’s overcome personal hardships and obstacles and is a rising star in Nevada politics.

Clark County Commission candidate William McCurdy, II, greets voters at a polling site at the Walnut Recreation Center in Las Vegas on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.
McCurdy is a two-term Nevada assemblyman and chairman of the Nevada State Democratic Party. He spent Tuesday wrapping up what was looking like a successful run for Clark County Commission in District D, an area incorporating the northern part of the Las Vegas Valley, and for a seat left vacant by the term-limited Lawrence Weekly.