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Nevada judge denies US House candidate's do-over request

Added 11-25-20 05:03:02pm EST - “A judge in Las Vegas on Wednesday dismissed a case brought by a Republican congressional candidate that asked for a re-do of the Nov. 3 election he lost to an incumbent Las Vegas-area Democrat.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Nevada judge denies US House candidate’s do-over request”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A judge in Las Vegas on Wednesday dismissed a case brought by a Republican congressional candidate that asked for a re-do of the Nov. 3 election he lost to an incumbent Las Vegas-area Democrat.

Clark County District Court Judge Trevor Atkin denied the request from former professional wrestler and Republican Dan Rodimer to order a re-vote because of allegations of voter fraud and ballot-counting irregularities he claims contributed to his loss to U.S. Rep. Susie Lee.

Atkin ruled he did not have jurisdiction to order a re-vote of a U.S. congressional race and, even if he did, said that Nevada law did not require a re-vote. Rodimer lost by more than 12,000 votes, or about 3% of the 417,000 votes tallied in the congressional district, which lies entirely within Clark County and encompasses suburbs south of Las Vegas.

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Rodimer’s attorney, Craig Mueller, argued that Clark County officials rushed to approve the election result without examining it enough - a move he called “worthy of the Politburo.”

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