Sisolak Supports Move To Primary System

Questions Now Arising Over Accuracy Of Nevada's Caucus Numbers

Mitch Kelly
February 26, 2020 - 7:05 am
Steve Sisolak

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak says he supports moving his state to a primary system.  

In a tweet sent out Tuesday Governor Steve Sisolak said that he plans to work with state leaders, and the Nevada Democratic Party to hold early primaries, instead of caucuses, during presidential elections.  

It was just a few days ago when former state Senator Harry Reid publicly said that he thinks Nevada should be "first in the nation" and move to primaries.

Nevada's causcus was held last Saturday, with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders the overwhelming winner. Since the results, there have been protests from the camp of Fort Wayne Mayor and Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg, as well as a report in the New York Times which cited errors for Nevada's caucus count similar to ones that created chaos in Iowa.