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Fake elector case in Nevada dismissed over venue question, state attorney general vows appeal

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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A Nevada judge dismissed an indictment Friday against six Republicans accused of submitting certificates to Congress falsely declaring Donald Trump the winner of the state’s 2020 presidential election, potentially cutting from four to three the number of states with criminal charges pending against so-called fake electors.

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford stood after Clark County District Court Judge Mary Kay Holthus ruled that Las Vegas was the wrong venue for the case and said he’ll take the case to the state Supreme Court.

“The judge got it wrong and we’ll...

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