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On the Road to Vegas

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Welcome to Nevada

LOS ANGELES, CA — Early morning in California. 5:56AM to be exact. Making last minute moves and then we’re headed out the door and into the car to cover tomorrow’s Nevada caucuses. If you think the Iowa caucuses are tough to participate in, try their Nevada counterparts.

Last week, Wonkette pointed out one of the critiques of holding a caucus on a Saturday morning. Last year, WT? Advisory Board member Tova Andrea Wang reported, that in 2004, less than one percent of eligible general election voters participated in the Nevada caucuses! And let’s not forget the controversy over at-large caucus sites (and Bill Clinton’s feelings about the controversy).

Stay tuned here for the second in our Un-Caucus video series in the days ahead. And follow along with us on Twitter.

Photo by acmelucky777 via flickr.

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