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Caucus confusion

Caucus confusion

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Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008 | 9:13 p.m.

As the first western state to hold a caucus in the 2008 presidential election, all eyes were on Nevada. A record turnout of more than 115,000 attendees delivered on Democratic leader Harry Reid's promise that the Silver State would have significant influence in the race. However, the process — while progressive — was not without its problems. Long lines, registration woes, and general confusion plagued several Las Vegas caucus sites.

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  1. Would it not be assumed that Sen. Reid forseen this caucus as being confusing, remember the many who do not know about caucus procedures would have been plagued with confusion. The Clinton's coming in to Vegas, wanting to stop the caucus sites with a lawsuit, oh, of course it was not the Clinton's behind this, but it leaves you to wonder????? She didn't have a problem with accepting the wins from those caucus sites, just another reason to throw a monkey wrench into something. I am so sick and tired of the tactic of the Clinton's, if she does become the party nominee, I will sit back and see what the next 4 years hold in store for us. I TRULY WISH THAT BILL WOULD GO SOMEWHERE AND SIT DOWN, AND SHUT HIS MOUTH.

  2. I heard the word clusterf**k over and over while causing!

    The Democrats need to get it together for next time.

    The biggest issue was at my caucus was what discrict you were in!
    Zero legible maps - no help - and long confusing lines only to go stand in other long confusing lines!

    We had to reregister twice to be counted! What should have taken 30 min took 3 hours!

    ALL HORSES NO COWBOYS! I'VE SEEN BETTER RUN BIKINI CONTESTS!

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