Who’s paying for it: The Coalition to Defeat Question 3
Size of buy: Part of a six-figure ad buy
Where’s it running: Statewide
When it starts: Oct. 15
The gist: The ad highlights Tina Long, an electrician and rooftop solar panel installer. Long says that in addition to increasing electricity rates, energy deregulation would eliminate the state’s existing rooftop solar program and scuttle plans from NV Energy for several new solar power plants.
Question 3 Energy Choice Initiative Description Shall Article 1 of the Nevada Constitution be amended to require the Legislature to provide by law for the establishment of an open, competitive retail electric energy market that prohibits the granting of monopolies and exclusive franchises for the generation of electricity? Status Becomes part of Constitution if approved by voters in 2018 Type Initiated constitutional amendment Supporters Las Vegas Sands, Switch, Gov. Brian Sandoval, former Sen. Harry Reid Opponents NV Energy, Controller Ron Knecht, IBEW 1245, Culinary Local 226