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High court dismisses Ashjian ballot appeal

The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the appeal seeking to remove Scott Ashjian's name from the ballot.

Ashjian is listed as the Tea Party of Nevada candidate for U.S. Senate but the Independent American Party has tried several ways to get his name taken off the ballot including charging that his declaration of candidacy contained a false statement since he didn't change his voter registration from Republican to Tea Party until after filing for the office. Carson District Judge Todd Russell rejected that argument, noting that Ashjian changed his party affiliation the same day after returning to Las Vegas. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 29, 2010 02:42AM Published Oct 29, 2010 02:42AM Copyright 2010 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.