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Long lines reported at caucus sites

Posted at 5:56 PM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-24 01:45:41-05

The Republican presidential caucus has begun in Nevada.


13 Action News received multiple reports of very long lines at many of the caucus locations here in the Las Vegas valley. However, some people that we spoke to said that they didn't mind standing in line because it was an important process to be a part of.

There have also been reports of some caucus locations running out of ballots and possible double voting.

In addition, many people have been complaining on social media about workers at caucus locations wearing shirts and etc. that show support for Donald Trump.

So many people complained, that the Nevada GOP clarified that it is not against the rules.

There are also photos popping up on social media of people who are dressed in robes and hoods like those worn by the KKK and are supposedly encouraging people at Cimarron High School to select Trump.




Trump's campaign is currently setting up at Treasure Island for a celebration later. They are convinced that Trump will win big in Nevada.

Trump spent the day in the northern part of the state. He appeared at an event in Sparks. But, he is back in Las Vegas now and is reportedly visiting various caucus locations.

Sen. Ted Cruz also spent the day visiting other locations around the Silver State, and Sen. Marco Rubio was at a rally earlier today at the Silverton hotel-casino.

The other Republican candidates include Dr. Ben Carson and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

The caucus is supposed to conclude at 8:30 p.m. According to the most recent polls, Donald Trump is expected to win in Nevada. Trump won the primary in South Carolina on Saturday.