The Republican candidate aiming to run Nevada’s elections has called to end mail voting by falsely claiming the voting method is rife with fraud. But public voting records reviewed by CNN’s KFile show he voted by mail multiple times, including while living in one state and voting in another.
Jim Marchant, the GOP nominee for secretary of state, voted absentee by mail in Florida in three separate elections – 2006, 2008 and 2010 — while he was living in Nevada. He moved to the Silver State in 2005, according to his secretary of state campaign biography, and did not vote there until 2012, according to public records.
It is not illegal to vote in one state while living in another. But the practice stands in contrast with Marchant’s stance against mail voting, which he has aggressively campaigned to eliminate.
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Marchant heads the America First Secretary of State Coalition—which wants to eliminate mail voting, same day registration and limit the voting window to just one day. The group consists of election doubters running for their state’s top election posthttps://t.co/pKstgCGEBQ
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