With the Nevada Democratic caucus this Saturday, February 20, 2016, the Nevada Democratic Party wants to make sure voters know how to turn out and caucus for their candidate.
Facts About the Nevada Democratic Caucus
The Nevada Democratic caucus is a closed caucus, open only to voters who are registered with the Democratic Party by the caucus date and who will be 18 by election day in November of the election year.
The Nevada caucuses first gained early-state status during the 2008 presidential election. With their “first in the west” title, there is a growing importance of these caucuses to indicate trends in presidential elections.
Many political pundits believe Nevada may be part of Hillary Clinton’s firewall to block Bernie Sanders, but the Vermont Senator has been trying to close the gap in the state.
Although there haven’t been many polls conducted in Nevada, the Real Clear Politics average shows Hillary Clinton 11 points ahead of Bernie Sanders.
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