As the 2022 Election process is coming closer, with early voting opportunities and mail-in ballots hitting mailboxes shortly, being prepared with how you are going to vote is something that ought to be considered. We’ve already seen the party in charge of the Nevada Legislature bring about the changes that they believed were appropriate and as long as they continue to be in charge of Nevada government that voting system will continue to be in operations.
Another group of advocates have also brought forward their agenda for how Nevada voters should conduct the process of primary elections. Ballot Question 3 on the 2022 Nevada ballot is seeking to change the way primary elections would take place going forward, if voters approve that change. The system would also be changed for how the general election choices would made, using a ranked system for selections.
Nevada Farm Bureau’s current policy does not address the topic of Ballot Question 3, but the organization’s policy hasn’t supported the changes that have been brought over the recent changes put in place…
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We support every legal vote.
We support the enhancement of solicited “absentee ballot” laws to include hardship of “in person” voting such as health or distance to the polls.
We support changes to state election laws to not allow the random, unsolicited mail distribution of ballots or the harvesting of those ballots.
We believe insuring election integrity is essential. We encourage the Secretary of State provide educational information to report on the outcomes of local audit results as well as areas of deficiencies which should be addressed with proposed changes.
A recent opinion piece by the Nevada Policy Research Institute on Ballot Question 3 drew attention to whether making the election system more complicated will actually be another “improvement”…