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GOP Seeks To Side With Nevada In Democrats' Election Lawsuit

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republicans are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit that Democrats have filed against Nevada's Secretary of State over plans for the June primary election.

The Republican National Committee and Nevada Republican Party filed a motion to join the lawsuit Wednesday. They are siding with the state in its plans to conduct the primary election mostly by mail because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The GOP said in a statement that Democrats are trying with their lawsuit to force Cegavske to ignore longstanding election law and skirt rules to protect ballot integrity.