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ACLU: Some agencies not complying with law to allow voting in Nevada jails

A new law went into effect Jan. 1 that requires all local jails to explicitly allow eligible inmates to vote, but the ACLU learned through. records request that many are not complying.

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Lawyer wants fake elector case dismissed, says choice of Vegas venue is stretching

Richard Wright, who represented the six defendants in Clark County District Court at their arraignment Monday, told The Nevada Independent in a Wednesday interview that he plans to request dismissal of the case on venue grounds, saying Ford’s choice of Clark County is a “politically expedient” move, because the county — and its pool of potential jurors — lean more Democratic than the other potential trial sites. 

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