April Corbin Girnus

April Corbin Girnus is a reporter for the Nevada Current, part of the nonprofit States Newsroom. She is an award-winning journalist with a decade of media experience. She has been a beat writer at Las Vegas Sun, a staff writer at LEO Weekly, web editor of Las Vegas Weekly and a blogger documenting North American bike share systems’ efforts to increase ridership in underserved communities. She earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and later earned an M.A. in media studies and a graduate certificate in media management from The New School for Public Engagement. The Florida Phoenix also is part of the States Newsroom.

Fake elector bill passes NV Legislature, heads to desk of governor who had endorsed fake elector

By: - May 24, 2023

The Nevada Republicans who signed and submitted fraudulent election certification documents after the 2020 presidential election will not face criminal charges for those actions, but any future fake electors could be looking at up to a decade behind bars. State lawmakers on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 133, which would make creating, conspiring to create, or serving […]

Trump’s rhetoric on election integrity unfolds in courtrooms, tweets

By: - October 9, 2020

See you in court! It is a threat President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign have lobbed — sometimes verbatim — at states across the country this year. Last week, the campaign threatened litigation in Pennsylvania if it wasn’t allowed to observe activity inside satellite election offices — access election lawyers say would be unprecedented, […]