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Nevada sees surge in voter turnout for 2020 First in the West caucus, Democratic Party says

NV Dems: Roughly 100K participated
Election 2020 Nevada Caucus
Posted at 6:41 AM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 09:51:51-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Nevada State Democratic Party says the state saw a surge in caucus voter turnout for First in the West caucus this month compared to 2016.

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In a press release to the media, the party shared the following breakdown:

  • Roughly 100,000 Nevadans total participated in their precinct caucus
  • Nearly 75,000 turned out during the historic four days of in-person early voting
  • 25,000 turned out on Caucus Day
  • Total turnout was nearly 16,000 higher than in 2016
  • A majority of Nevadans who caucused were first-time caucus-goers

Early voting took place Feb. 15-18, with Caucus Day on Feb. 22.

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