Advocates want hybrid election, including voting by mail

The Las Vegas Journal-Review

Advocacy groups throughout Nevada plan to call on the state to reverse course on its current election plan, saying a traditional in-person format during the coronavirus pandemic may further discourage voters of color, young people and those with disabilities from participating. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske last week reiterated her plans to move back to a standard election format for the Nov. 3 general election after the state transitioned to an all-mail primary for the first time in its history. Kerry Durmick recently moved to Nevada to run the state arm of All Voting is Local, an initiative run by the The Leadership Conference Education Fund along with the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Constitution Society, the Campaign Legal Center and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

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