Thousands turn out for Women's March rally in Las Vegas
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Thousands of women and supporters turned out in Las Vegas for the second official Women’s March, titled "Power To The Polls.”

The event, one of dozens of women's marches held across the globe on the first anniversary of President TrumpDonald John TrumpProsecutors investigating Trump inaugural fund, pro-Trump super PAC for possible illegal foreign donations: NY Times George Conway: Why take Trump's word over prosecutors' if he 'lies about virtually everything' Federal judge says lawsuit over Trump travel ban waivers will proceed MORE’s inauguration, was held at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, according to NPR.


Nevada was chosen because it is a "battleground state that will shape the Senate in 2018," Women’s March organizers wrote on the event’s website. Sen. Dean HellerDean Arthur Heller How to reform the federal electric vehicle tax credit White House jumps into fight over energy subsidies One last fight for Sen. Orrin Hatch MORE (R-Nev.) is facing a touch primary, with challengers such as Rep. Jacky RosenJacklyn (Jacky) Sheryl RosenSchumer walking tightrope with committee assignments 10 things we learned from the midterms Election Countdown: Florida fight ends with Scott, DeSantis wins | Dems see Sunbelt in play for 2020 | Trump to campaign in Mississippi ahead of runoff | GOP wipeout in Orange County | Ortiz Jones concedes in Texas House race MORE (D-Nev.).

Thousands of demonstrators poured into the stadium, where speakers including Rep. John LewisJohn LewisDeGette dropped from chief deputy whip spot Obama receives Robert F. Kennedy human rights award Merkel named Harvard commencement speaker MORE (D-Ga.), Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards and singer and actress Cher addressed the crowd.

Cher, who has been a vocal opponent of Trump, said during the event that “if you want a job done right, get a woman,” according to CNN.

"This is one of the worst times in our history, and that's why I honestly believe that women are going to be the ones that fix it," the singer said.

Richards similarly called for women to run for office, NPR reported.

"Women have beaten the odds to elect our own. Last year we dared to hope for a better, brighter, more equal and inclusive world,” Richards said. “And this year we're going to go out and build it."

Women have turned out in record numbers to run for office this year, according to top advocacy groups like EMILY's List and She Should Run.

Women's marches were held across the world this weekend, on the first anniversary of the Women's March and Trump's inauguration.