The Nevada Democratic Party released the following statement Wednesday:
Jill Derby announced today she will leave her post as Chair of the Nevada Democratic Party so she can focus on her bid for Congressional District 2.
First Vice Chair Sam Lieberman, a longtime party supporter, will immediately assume chairmanship of the Nevada Democratic Party in a year when Democrats have bolstered voter registration and organization, and are aiming to Turn Nevada Blue. Second Vice Chair Teresa Benitez-Thompson of Reno will become First Vice Chair.
"I'm proud that Democrats have made incredible progress over the past year in organizing from the …