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Elections demonstrations for third consecutive night, ballot counting continues in Clark County

Protests consisting mostly of the president's supporters gathered for a third night outside the Clark County Election Center as seen on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020
Protests consisting mostly of the president's supporters gathered for a third night outside the Clark County Election Center as seen on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020
Posted at 10:40 PM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-07 02:48:38-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Clark County Elections Center in North Las Vegas for a third night as some of the president's supporters raise claims of voter fraud.

The group consisted mainly of Republicans chanted different slogans, namely "Stop the Steal" a message the president has repeated on social media regarding the election.

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"I have never seen this level of potential election fraud I'm not gonna say 'oh it's guaranteed,' there are too many questions," said Dennis Adkins, one of the president's supporters.

Clark County elections officials have repeatedly indicated they are not aware of any voter fraud allegations.

"We are not aware of any improper ballots that are being processed," said Joe Gloria, the registrar of voters for Clark County.

Gloria repeated and express confidence in the integrity of the vote-counting process, as recently as Friday during a news conference.

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Still, some presidential supporters, like Adkins, say they are not convinced.

In a one-on-one interview with 13 Action News, Nevada Secretary of State, Barbara Cegavske said the state law, known as AB 4, which moved Nevada to an all mail-in general election caused confusion.

"That bill gave more time and I think it's caused a little bit of the confusion that we're seeing in Nevada now," explained Cegavske, referencing the time provided by law to allow votes to be post-marked by Nov. 3, but could be delivered and count as long as they arrived by Nov. 10 at 5 p.m.

Cegavske, a Republican herself, adds she was not provided additional warning by Nevada GOP chairman Adam Laxalt, or the Trump campaign ahead of several lawsuits filed for a number of reasons after the election in Nevada.

"I haven't heard from [Adam Laxalt] or the state party about any of the lawsuits, any heads up, about what was going on or why," said Cegavske.

"Why not call me and ask," questioned Cegavske.

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Elections officials said it takes longer than usual to process mail-in ballots due to the layers of verification required.

Gloria expects the bulk of mail-in ballots to be counted and processed by the end of Sunday.