Nevada GOP Caucus in Chaos

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The Nevada caucuses are in complete disarray.

Many Nevada Republicans received postcards with incorrect caucus locations and the Nevada GOP website had the incorrect locations listed as late as this past Wednesday (Jan. 16).

Additionally, several counties, including Clark County (Las Vegas), have complained that they don’t have enough ballots.

To compound the problems, the state GOP reversed its own rules, which called for only GOP registrants being allowed to vote, to a system where essentially anyone can vote. The change was made on Jan. 10, with no time for campaigns to adjust their strategies.

Then, on Jan. 15, the state GOP again reversed themselves, and would restrict voting to GOP registrants.

Then, on Jan. 17, the policy was changed back again, subject to the discretion of county GOP chairs at the time of the caucus (when they can assess who shows up).

Ron Paul national campaign chair Lew Moore has filed a complaint and has asked for the caucuses to be postponed.

UPDATE: The Nevada GOP has officially dismissed the complaints of the Paul campaign, stating: “We would hope that the Paul campaign would go act like adults and not try to set up straw men to make up for their lack of organizing.”

7:13 pm on January 18, 2008