Party officials held a mock caucus for about 15 news reporters at its Las Vegas headquarters, where they detailed how the calculator will assist precinct captains at more than 1,700 caucuses across the state.
Early voting in Nevada’s Democratic presidential caucuses ended as it began, with long lines all over the state as voters waited to make their voices heard ahead of caucus day Saturday.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders led students in Reno and Las Vegas on a march to early voting caucus sites, saying big turnout is the key to winning the 2020 election. In Las Vegas, candidates campaigned on the final day of early voting.
Tuesday is the final day of the four-day early voting period in Nevada, with caucus sites open throughout the state.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who did not compete in early states and does not appear on Nevada’s caucus ballot, will still face rivals on a Las Vegas debate stage on Wednesday.
Long wait times at caucus locations around the valley haven’t dissuaded more than 26,000 Nevada Democrats from casting votes during the first two days of early voting, the party reports.
Just days before the Nevada Democratic caucuses, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Monday touted her ability to reach across the political aisle and find common ground with political opponents.
Some of the top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination campaigned at both ends of Nevada on Monday, preparing for Saturday’s caucus.
Early voting in the Nevada Democratic caucuses continues Monday, with sites open throughout the valley.
Presidential candidates Joe Biden, Tom Steyer, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg shared their ideas for infrastructure reform and took questions during a forum at UNLV in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden criticized their rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination during a dinner in Las Vegas Saturday, the first day of early voting in Nevada’s caucus.
The Nevada caucuses pose an important test for former Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders and other presidential hopefuls with Latinos, who make up a third of the state’s population.
A Democratic party spokesperson said the party believed early voting went well overall and that having a paper backup option used by some precincts to speed up the process was a planned contingency.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, businessman Tom Steyer and former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg spoke during the Clark County Democrats gala at the Tropicana in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid offered his insights on the state of the 2020 Democratic nominating process on Saturday after filling out a caucus preference card in east Las Vegas.