The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that U.S. Senate candidate Scott Ashjian's name should stay on the November election ballot despite challenges to his qualifications.
Garcia, Oskar (October 6, 2010). "Nev. Supreme Court: Ashjian's name stays on ballot". Associated Press.
I'm here to say there is a choice. If you want to stick to the status quo, pick the Republicans or Democrats, but don't complain. Nobody can do a better job than I can.Scott AshjianJourdan, Kristi (March 8, 2010). "Tea Party hopeful - gives voters third choice". Las Vegas Review-Journal: p. 1B.
The GOP is trying to co-opt the Tea Party. That is one of the reasons I did what I did. I don't see a difference between Democrats and Republicans.Scott AshjianVogel, Ed (April 16, 2010). "Ruling allows Ashjian to run on Tea Party of Nevada ticket". Las Vegas Review-Journal: p. 5B.
I will pick up a large percentage of votes on both sides (Republican and Democrat) and those in the middle.Scott AshjianVogel, Ed (May 14, 2010). "Party announces appeal over Ashjian's candidacy". Las Vegas Review-Journal: p. 2B.
[Sharron Angle] said, 'I can't win without you getting out of the race.' But I said I couldn't. I'm going to beat Harry Reid.Scott AshjianMyers, Laura (October 1, 2010). "Ashjian not leaving race". Las Vegas Review-Journal: p. 1B.
Jon Scott Ashjian ... recently made a splash in news reports and Internet blogs by creating a third party, the Tea Party of Nevada, a group dedicating itself to the popular conservative movement.Scott AshjianJourdan, Kristi (March 8, 2010). "Tea Party hopeful - gives voters third choice". Las Vegas Review-Journal: p. 1B.
Both the Republican and Tea Party nominees are listed side by side on the Nevada ballot and, ironically, the difference in the race could be the handful of points secured by the Tea Party candidate Scott Ashjian, at the expense of Republican Sharron Angle.Scott AshjianDavid Paleologos — reported in Drake, Bruce (October 13, 2010). "Scott Ashjian's Tea Party Candidacy Still a Factor in Nevada Senate Contest". Politics Daily (AOL News). Retrieved on 2010-10-14.
I am running because I love my country and Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama are ruining it. It is time to take our country back and I am asking you to join me in this fight.Scott AshjianSmith, John L. (March 23, 2010). "Critics play whack-a-mole with Tea Party of Nevada candidate". Las Vegas Review-Journal: p. 1B.
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