GOP Fires Warning Shots On Nevada Voting (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Republicans fired warning shots Tuesday in a brewing battle of the campaign lawyers, part of the high-stakes election war between Democratic U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and Republican challenger Sharron Angle.

An attorney for the state Republican Party notified Secretary of State Ross Miller of a handful of “discrepancies” in early voting, and that Republican poll watchers in several counties were having difficulty examining voting records they believe should be made available to them.

State and county voting officials said there was no evidence of anything devious afoot, but Miller said he is investigating the allegations.

“Clearly the Reid-Angle Senate race is going to be a battle to the finish, and the Nevada Republican Party is smartly raising the issues now,” said Ford O’Connell, a Republican strategist who worked in Nevada during the 2008 presidential campaign.

Read more from Steve Tetreault at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

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