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ACLU drops lawsuit against Elko County after jail complies with inmate voting law

The ACLU of Nevada announced the Elko County Sheriff's Office is now complying with new requirements to facilitate voting for eligible detainees.

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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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