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Update from the Board of County Commissioners special meeting
Commissioners approve Canvass of the Vote and Order for the Primary Election

Reno, Nev. June 19, 2020. Commissioners heard a presentation on a recap of the 2020 Primary Election from Registrar of Voters, Deanna Spikula, during today's special meeting. The presentation included overview of election administration, overview of the all mail-in Primary Election, and election turnout and results.

“While the all mail-in Primary Election was unforeseen, we were pleased this year we could provide new tools for our voters like an interactive Sample Ballot, a Wait Times app and new Results Dashboard” said Spikula.

Additionally, Commissioner Vaughn Hartung added, “This was a challenging year, my thanks to you and your staff for adjusting your plans on the fly, well done.”

2020 Primary Election Final turnout by the numbers:

  • Total turnout: 95,824 (32.8 percent)
  • Democratic: 40,676 (38.82 percent)
  • Republican: 40,036 (38.50 percent)

Breakdown:

  • Early voting: 1,625
  • Election Day in-person: 1,479
  • Mail-in: 92,720
  • 24.59 percent turnout from the 2016 Primary
  • 14.81 percent turnout from the 2014 Mid-Term Primary

The Declaration of Canvass of the Vote and Order for 2020 Primary Election which gives Commissioners the opportunity for a review of the election results and note any errors within the election results. Commissioners approved the canvass unanimously, making the results final and official.

To watch the special meeting, click here: https://bit.ly/3dkzOK6

 

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