Veteran Nevada political report Jon Ralston reports on a surge of voting during the first day of early voting.
The final voter registration numbers released today show Democrats with 598,174 registered voters to the Republican Party's 523,251 -- a registration advantage of nearly 75,000.
Also on Saturday it was revealed that Republican gubernatorial nominee Adam Laxalt, the state's current Attorney General, may be facing possible disbarment after not revealing to the Nevada State Bar that he had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer.
NEWS: Clark County turnout was 22,000 as of 3 PM, more than TWICE what it was entire first day in 2014 and 4,000 mo… https://t.co/My1FYuPMdR— Jon Ralston (@Jon Ralston)1540077986.0
Clark turnout was at 27,000 at 5PM. It was 10,000 after the first day in 2014.— Jon Ralston (@Jon Ralston)1540083495.0
Some early voting sites in Vegas don’t close until 8.— Jon Ralston (@Jon Ralston)1540083919.0
Early voting in the Democratic stronghold of Clark County is going to be at least triple what it was in 2014. Looks… https://t.co/6S3Z4XxREy— Jon Ralston (@Jon Ralston)1540084599.0
Dems had big day in Washoe (Reno), where GOP has 2 percent reg edge. About even after absentees counted, but good s… https://t.co/GDqZ86COjd— Jon Ralston (@Jon Ralston)1540088662.0