Dems Play High Card Stud in Nevada

Ties decided by deck of cards.

The polls are close between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in Nevada and the winner could be decided by whomever draws the highest card. As reported by The New York Times, rules published by the party detail not only where people can and should caucus but what to do in the event of a tie:

But the guidance also included what would happen if Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders happen to tie on Saturday. Enter the deck of cards.

“In the rare circumstances where two or more presidential preference groups are tied for the loss or gain of a precinct-level delegate and have the same lowest or highest decimal,” the state party says, “groups must draw a single card from a deck of cards to break the tie. High card determines the winner.”  

The rules published by the state party also detailed locations where people can vote including Caesars' Palace, the Wynn and New York, New York - all casinos on the Vegas Strip.

While Democrats in Nevada will caucus on Saturday - the same day as the South Carolina primary - Republicans will not caucus until Tuesday.

In the Democratic race recent polls range from a tie between Sanders and Clinton to a six-point lead for the former secretary of state.

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