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Nevada AG seeks hold in 'none of above' voting case

LAS VEGAS - Nevada on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to put a hold on a lower court's order that would scrap the state's decades-old voting option of "none of the above."

The state must finalize ballots for overseas and military voters by Sept. 7, which isn't enough time to get a ruling on the state's appeal, the Nevada attorney general's office argued in the emergency motion.

U.S. District Judge Robert Jones last week struck down the ballot choice. He ruled the ballot option unconstitutional because votes for "none" don't count in election …

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