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Voters lining up on day 3 of early voting for Democrats in NV

More than 26,000 Nevadans vote over weekend
Posted at 7:45 AM, Feb 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-17 16:29:40-05

UPDATE 12:45 P.M. Lines are being reported at several early voting locations around the valley.

During the process, voters will fill out a caucus preference card. They must choose at least 3 options or as many as 5 for their card to be counted on caucus day (Feb. 22).

According to the NV Dems, more than 26,000 early cacus-goers voted over the weekend. 56% of the voters on Saturday were first time caucus-goers, meaning they did not participate in the 2008 or 2016 caucuses.

As the first Western state to make its voice heard in the presidential primary, the Silver State plays a pivotal role in deciding our nominee. Nevada is a majority-minority state with a nearly one-third Latinx population, making our electorate much more reflective of the Democratic Party and the country as a whole.

Caucus sites on Monday include:

  • AFL-CIO State Fed Building, 1891 Whitney Mesa Drive, Henderson
  • Culinary Workers Local 226, 1630 S. South Commerce Street
  • Heat and Frost Local, 4316 E. Alexander Road
  • UAW Local 3555, 4310 Cameron Street
  • IBEW Local 357, 808 N. Lamb Boulevard
  • Nevada State Education Association, 3511 E. Harmon Avenue
  • SMART Local 88, 2560 Marco St.
  • Sun City Anthem Center, 2450 Hampton Road, Henderson

Click here for Tuesday locations.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Nevada's first-ever early-voting period is entering day 3 with Democratic front-runners rallying across the state.

Thousands have already cast their vote for their preferred Democratic candidate in a system that was thrown together at the last minute after trouble in Iowa.


On day one, the Nevada Sate Democratic Party says that more than 18,000 people participated in the process.

Make sure you've made a plan to vote if you haven't already: https://t.co/0jmLLqrcfZ. https://t.co/RqcnU9sDgp

— NV Dems (@nvdems) February 17, 2020

Some waited in line for several hours for the chance to fill out a paper ballot.

Many were surprised that the lines moved smoothly though after the Democratic party scrambled to find a backup after scrapping plans to use an app similar to the one used in Iowa's chaotic caucus just weeks ago.

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State party chair William McCurdy II says the system is working so far, giving him hope about the coming caucus day.

Voters will have another chance today to participate in the caucus.