Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Nevada Democrats pick ‘None of these candidates’ for governor in Primary/ WaPo

In light of the Eric Cantor defeat in Virginia's Republican primary, that fact that more Nevada voters cast votes for a "None of the Above" option than for a candidate is interesting.  Voters are fed up in both the east and west.  From the Washington Post blog:
"And the winner is -- no one.
More Democratic primary voters cast ballots for "None of these candidates" than for any actual ones in Tuesday's nominating contest for governor in Nevada, a testament to a weak field looking to challenge popular Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) and a unique Nevada election law that allows voters the none-of-the-above option.
With all precincts reporting, "None" led the way with 30 percent of the vote, according to an unofficial tally from the Associated Press. Finishing second was former state economic development director Robert Goodman, who won 25 percent of the vote..."

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