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Clark County releases statement regarding the release of poll worker information amid RNC lawsuit

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Clark County has made a statement in response to the release of information on its election poll staff that the Republican National Committee has filed a lawsuit over.

On Sept. 20, the RNC filed a lawsuit towards Clark County, its election division, and the county registrar to release information they are saying is being withheld. The lawsuit asks a decide to pressure the county to release the partisan breakdown and political affiliation of the county’s poll staff.

According to the RNC, on Thursday the county’s election division and registrar started sharing information on poll staff for the 2022 main and upcoming normal election.

The lawsuit claims that each one registered poll staff shouldn’t be of the similar political social gathering, nonetheless, there is no such thing as a proof that poll staff are of all the similar social gathering in Clark County.

On Monday, a Clark County spokesman gave a statement to eight News Now stating they didn’t give the RNC any names of poll staff.

“Clark County has not provided the RNC with information about individual poll workers. The County takes seriously the privacy of our poll workers to protect these citizens from harassment, threats, and other forms of intimidation. The integrity of our election process is critical and so is ensuring that those who are working to uphold the rights of all citizens to exercise their right to vote are not threatened by others who wish to unravel our election process. We are in receipt of the RNC’s lawsuit and will respond through our legal process.”

Dan Kulin, Clark County spokesman

An impartial audit of the Clark County Election Department launched this summer season discovered no points regarding how Nevada’s largest county processes mail-in ballots.

A listening to was scheduled for Oct. 3.

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