Caucus chaos: Scenes from Nevada's very messy caucuses
February 24, 2016 - Uncategorized
LAS VEGAS — Four years ago, Nevada’s Republican caucuses were a complete debacle. In 2012, it took three days to count just 33,000 ballots and to declare Mitt Romney the winner over Newt Gingrich.
This time around, Republican officials hoped things would be different. Wish, not granted.
In some precincts around the states, reporters and caucus-goers witnessed voting irregularities, violations of caucus rules and utter disorganization.
At Palo Verde High School in the Summerlin community of Las Vegas, multiple caucus-goers said no one checked their IDs before they were handed ballots — a fact that made them uneasy and question whether people could find ways to vote multiple times. Read more…