None Of The Above
As embarrassing as it was for leaders of Nevada’s Democratic Party, political analysts say they shouldn’t necessarily have been surprised that their candidate topping the ticket in November will be best known as the man who beat out seven other gubernatorial contenders by finishing second in the primary to “none of the above.”
Republicans have targeted Nevada’s “none of the above’ ballot option as unconstitutional
“None of the above,” Nevada’s perpetual ballot loser, will continue to be an option for voters after a federal appeals court Wednesday rejected a Republican-backed lawsuit challenging its constitutionality.
Nevada’s unique law that allows voters to cast a ballot for “none of the above” is coming under new scrutiny over whether it’s constitutional.
Nevada’s perpetual loser didn’t triumph on Election Day, but “none of the above” played a familiar role — not as an outright spoiler, but as a pesky sideline heckler.
Nevada’s “none of the above” voting option will be on the November ballot following an emergency stay sought by the secretary of state’s office and granted by a federal appeals court.
A federal court lawsuit filed in June and financed by the Republican National Committee seeks an injunction to boot Nevada’s unique voter option “none of these candidates” from the November ballot.