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April 17, 2013
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Primary bill dies in committee

A bill that would have moved the Nevada primary to January was one of the casualties of a deadline for bills to get out of committee last week. Senate Bill 212 would have combined the presidential caucus and the primary so that Nevadans would be able to vote in both. Had the bill become law, filing for office would have to take place in October of the previous year. Replacing the caucus with a primary was a popular item among Republicans early last year, prompting a petition. The bill was sponsored by Sen. James Settelmeyer, Sen. Barbara Cegavske and assemblymen …

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