Nevada lawmakers have allocated up to $540,000 for the upcoming special election for the 2nd U.S. House District.
The Las Vegas Sun reported last week that the Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee unanimously approved reimbursing counties for their election costs. Lawmakers complained about drawing funds from a bank account that’s supposed to meet expenses until 2013.
Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller told lawmakers that county officials expressed concern about footing the bill for the special election.
Early voting has begun in the sprawling district covering most of Nevada.