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Nevada’s GOP Caucus Appears To Be Completely FUBAR

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Once doors opened to Republican voters at caucus sites across Nevada Tuesday evening, it wasn't long before reports of chaos amid high turnout began trickling in. 

GOP officials had some concerns in the days leading up to the caucuses about whether Nevada was sufficiently prepared for the big event. The state doesn’t have a lot of experience running caucuses, since it only began administering the system in 2008. Nevada also had problems tallying votes during the GOP's 2012 caucus -- in that instance, it took three days to determine the final results.

Reporters at several caucus locations described a chaotic scene Tuesday, with overwhelmed volunteer poll workers running out of ballots and in some cases failing to check voter identification. Other poll workers wore clothing expressing their support of specific candidates, something that surprised many reporters. It's not clear whether this is permitted in Nevada.

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