For Immediate Release
Contact: Amy Ventetuolo
Reno, Nevada. Oct. 21, 2016. Friday, the Washoe County District Court denied a petition filed by Mr. Jeff Church to remove Washoe County Question One from the ballot for the upcoming election. Judge Scott Freeman found that Washoe County substantially complied with the legal requirements of the process for the formulation of the sample ballots arguments and that the court lacked statutory authority to entertain the petition. Voters will now decide the issue.
“We are thankful for the District Court’s ruling and happy to put this issue behind us as we turn our focus toward early voting which begins tomorrow,” said Washoe County Registrar Luanne Cutler. “We encourage everyone who registered to vote to get out to the polls and take part in this very important part of democracy.”
Early voting for the upcoming General Election begins Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Washoe County has 23 early voting locations this year. Many polling locations are open seven days a week. The exact hours and locations of the early voting sites are available at the Registrar’s website. The last day to early vote is Friday, Nov. 4, 2016.
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