With the close of voter registration tonight for the August 15th primary, Nevada's top election official is hoping for a good turnout even though the election was moved up from its previous early-September time frame.
John Trent, spokesman for Secretary of State Dean Heller, says
Heller is predicting a turnout in the primary of 25-30 percent, or
between 250-thousand and 280-thousand voters.
At the end of June, there were about 948-thousand active voters
A breakdown shows that two-thirds are in Clark County, while
about 20 percent are in Washoe County.
Statewide, Republicans outnumber Democrats by less than one