Nevada primary contests beset by low turnout and voter confusion over Trump’s absence from ballot

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada primary is on track to feature low Election Day turnout as voters remain confused over why former President Donald Trump does not appear on the ballot and as the Democratic side features an incumbent candidate.

Only 11,802 people had voted in person on Tuesday as of 2 p.m. local time, according to the office of Nevada Secretary of State Francisco V. Aguilar.

More Democratic voters showed up to vote Tuesday, with 6,132 people casting a ballot as of 2 p.m. local time, while 5,670 Republicans voted in the primary. This figure excludes those who dropped off mail ballots.

Nevada voters are also confused as to why Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, is not on the primary ballot.

The former president is competing on Thursday’s GOP-run caucuses, while former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Read more…

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