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Why Elko County won’t be doing election audit | Government and Politics
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Why Elko County won’t be doing election audit | Government and Politics

ADELLA HARDING Elko Daily Correspondent ELKO – Elko County Commissioners cannot order a forensic audit of the primary election, according to a legal opinion that commissioners acknowledged while supporting the Elko County Clerk’s Office’s handling of elections.“I am 100% confident of Kris Jakeman and how she runs our elections,” said Commissioner Jon Karr.Commissioners on Aug. 3 agreed to check into a potential audit after hearing public concerns about election validity, accuracy of Dominion voting machines, and proposals to go to all paper balloting, but Chief Civil Deputy District Attorney Rand Greenburg found that “there is no statute or regulation that allows the board to run a forensic audit or to review an election.”He wrote in his Aug. 10 opi...