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Accusations of Polling Irregularities, Double Voting Emerge after Nevada GOP Caucus

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GOP officials are reportedly looking into accusations of voting irregularities including ballot shortages and double voting, after reports of a chaotic scene unfolded during Tuesday’s Nevada Caucus.

RNC spokesman Fred Brown acknowledged that there were reports of “long lines and not enough ballots at Palo Verde High School” Tuesday night, which resulted in some voters being “turned away and directed to another location.”

In response to reports of double-voting, political reporter and commentator Jon Ralston reported that one GOP official said the party takes “reports of double voting very seriously and we will be reviewing ballots.”

“Obviously we take reports of double voting very seriously and we will be reviewing ballots. There is a master sign in and that we will be checking closely as well. In terms of running out of ballots, we were prepared for that, and more were on site in a matter or minutes. Other thing to know is because you have multiple precincts in one spot, not the entire place was in chaos, just a select few that were rushed, which contained the problems.”

Business mogul Donald Trump was declared the winner of the Nevada Caucus, taking 45.9% of the vote.

In a rally prior to the caucus, Trump warned voters to watch out for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, claiming that he is the “single biggest liar” Trump has ever known.

Watch out for dishonest stuff because I’ll tell you what, a lot of dishonesty with this.
Donald Trump

“Watch out for dishonest stuff because I’ll tell you what, a lot of dishonesty with this,”Trump said. “You just gotta be careful. They have paper ballots. They have the whole deal going. So just watch out.”

Trump claimed Cruz is “the best I’ve ever seen” when it comes to lying, and then added, “Of course, really, the great liars are the ones that don’t get caught, right?”

However, many of the polling irregularities that were reported Tuesday night were in connection with Trump supporters.

Twitter user Josh Jordan posted a series of pictures of caucus-goers in Trump gear, claiming that ballots were “being tucked under envelopes,” and voters were “not being checked for ID.”

National Review reporter Elaina Plott posted on Twitter that one Nevada precinct did not have its site set up, while another precinct had “40-50 loose ballots on the table” that were put under envelopes.

Campus Reform correspondent and Marco Rubio supporter Letty Burgin posted on Twitter claiming that some of the poll workers at her precinct were wearing Trump pins and t-shirts.

According to the National Association of Secretaries of State, in the state of Nevada, electioneering activities including “wearing or displaying any badge, button or other insigne which is designed or tends to aid or promote the success or defeat of any political party or a candidate or ballot question to be voted upon at that election,” is prohibited.

In response to the accusations, the Nevada GOP claimed, “It’s not against the rules for volunteers to wear candidate gear.”

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Editor’s note: This article, written by Rachel Blevins, originally published on Truth in Media on February 24, 2016, and has been modified slightly for publication on IVN.

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220 comments
AudreyDeJesus
AudreyDeJesus

Who is checking for Voter Fraud in Blue States ???? Illegals with Drivers license and No voter I.D. Required  to vote that spells Vote Fraud...

Bruce Irving
Bruce Irving

Hey Republicans...here is your voting fraud!

Rufina Marie Laws
Rufina Marie Laws

Good question. It's ingrained from childhood as our expression of democratic heritage but the facade is covering up our heritage has been taken over by powerful ppl & coalitions. Unless we really Fight we're lost.

Cary Frappier
Cary Frappier

Does any body know of the cheating by democrats in Iowa and New Hampshire?

Heather Mathews
Heather Mathews

What part of "no electioneering" do they not understand? We need to do away with the caucus and just have a Primary Election Day, we have a hard enough time getting that done right.

Kurtis Heilbrun
Kurtis Heilbrun

I call the B.S. card onthis post. Damnable lies i say!

Mark Kralicek
Mark Kralicek

When the parties blame each other they're both right. Nothing but corruption in today's politics.

Tim Kerney
Tim Kerney

Whole 2 party system is riddled with corruption! Time for an outsider to clean this up!

Bo Fleming
Bo Fleming

Guess what is going to happen in Novembeer unless voter ID is made mandatory.

Walt Steely
Walt Steely

Each legal citizen one vote and no illegals allowed to vote.

Walt Steely
Walt Steely

Can't this corruption be stopped or has our country being that evil. Get precinct workers that are not criminals and make voters have a legal ID ,and arrest those that are doing those crimes.

Neil Talbott
Neil Talbott

Corruption is rearing its ugly head, again.

Sparkly Man
Sparkly Man

Dam strait i was there And it was run by Hillary supporters and they let you know it

Bob Vignal
Bob Vignal

Aren't you confusing republicans with democrats?

Thomas Benson
Thomas Benson

Curious, wonder how many actually researched this or is it the normal " it's on Facebook it must be true" mentality. Facebook IMHO is 98% bull crap n 2% fact.

Nouri Richard Arif
Nouri Richard Arif

Nevada. Cheating. No. You don't mean it. It couldn't be true. (What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.)

Dennis Fortney
Dennis Fortney

Sounds like the caucuses were run much like the Democratic one. Amazing how the kettle likes to call the kettle black. No racial undertones intended; it is an old saying well predating political correctness.

Mark Crecco
Mark Crecco

The fix is in. Everything is being set up so that Hillary is the next president.

Nancy Young
Nancy Young

I wondered how Cruz got so many votes!

PC Tom Bro
PC Tom Bro

You have to be registered to vote, you wouldn't be able to register without a social security number.

Charles Carroll
Charles Carroll

No surprise here. Must have the same people working the polls as were in Florida during Bush II election.

Mike Brannian
Mike Brannian

Get Jimah Karter to come and monitor the next one...

Robert Weber
Robert Weber

Actually amendments XIV AND XV states whom is a LEGAL CITIZEN and whom May Vote..... " ONE LEGAL CITIZEN, ONE LEGAL VOTE" ........ There is no Pparties, caucuses, tax payer funded private membership to vote.......

Robert Weber
Robert Weber

Did you know the pollsters were wearing trump shirts... Direct violation of polling .... As it always all--ways comes down to .... Honest, good, trustworthy people need not laws... And evil do not follow them.....

James Evans
James Evans

These states populations combined total 120,110,818 with the US population being 318,900,000 meaning there would still be 198,789,182 votes that need to be counted this would also mean that everyone in the states that you mentioned vote for the same candidate which is never the case

Pat Metzger
Pat Metzger

Now you know how Trump. 46% wow he learned a lot from the Democratic Party backing all those big Democrats the Clintons and all of

Al Kiedaisch
Al Kiedaisch

You do realize that if you do away with the electoral college, the same 6 states will elect every president. CA, TX, NY, IL, FL, and PA have populations large enough to out vote all other states.

Barbarra Sixt Mejias
Barbarra Sixt Mejias

Al Kiedaisch That's why I said "assuming" :) Technically, my brother can vote twice in 2 counties since his name is the same as our father's, even though my Dad passed. My state doesn't require ID at the polling place of any kind. After the 2008 election I contacted the Board of Elections and requested they take both my deceased parents off the voter rolls, not sure if that actually happened though :P

Blaine Gorney
Blaine Gorney

As I was taught in athletics, proper, preparation, prevents, poor, performance. Voter ID's were not checked so what is their usefulness.

Al Kiedaisch
Al Kiedaisch

Obviously not since they weren't checked.

Virgil Madrinan
Virgil Madrinan

This sounds like a 3rd world country elections. No candidates lose; they are cheated.

Cid Rodriguez
Cid Rodriguez

Same thing happen during democratic primary.