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Nevada court hears dispute over 15-vote margin in Vegas case

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Posted at 6:03 PM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 21:06:59-04

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An attorney for a Republican candidate who lost a Las Vegas-area election by 15 votes asked the state Supreme Court to order a revote, citing a finding by the county elections chief that 139 unspecified “discrepancies” made it impossible for him to certify the result.

But a lawyer for Ross Miller, the Democratic candidate now serving on the Clark County Commission, argued Wednesday that GOP candidate Stavros Anthony incorrectly invoked a state law covering the prevention of an election instead of filing a contest of the election.

He urged justices to reject Anthony's bid or risk the chaos of court challenges after every close Nevada election.