Las Vegas (CNN)Democratic caucusgoers in Nevada stood in line for more than three hours at one early voting precinct Saturday, according to people at the front of the line.
The precinct — Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas — had six volunteers present as of 5 p.m., ET. One volunteer, who did not want to be identified, said, “We need more.”
In contrast to the problems experienced by the Iowa Democratic Party with an app used for calculating votes, the issue of long lines at this one precinct stems from large turnout, and not enough volunteers to process them.
Molly Forgey, a spokeswoman for the Nevada Democratic Party, said she was not aware of the long lines at this location, but the turnout was high in a lot of places and she had heard of a few other early voting stations that were busy. The NDP is addressing issues as they come up individually.
“If you’re in line by the closing time you’ll be able to vote but we’re also dispatching additional volunteers to help speed up wait times,” Forgey said.
Debbie Curtis, a teacher in the state, told CNN she hopes state party officials will “learn from this” ahead of state’s caucuses on February 22.
“I’ve seen people walk away. Hopefully they g