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May 27, 2012
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Early voting 'extraordinarily smooth'

The first day of early primary voting kicked off in Carson City Saturday, and turnout easily beat expectations.

Three-hundred and ninety-two people had cast a ballot at the Carson City Courthouse by about 2:30 p.m., which earned 2012 a firm No. 2 spot in first-day turnout for a primary election, second only to 498 votes tallied on Day 1 in 2010. The next-highest first-day turnout was 2006, with 376 votes.

Before checking the tally officially, Carson City Clerk-Record Alan Glover said he expected the numbers to hit about 325, which is what they were in 2008, the nearest presidential election …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 28, 2012 02:24AM Published May 27, 2012 04:34AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.