Blaine Countys special election is still on
July 26, 2002
Blaine County's special primary election is still on for now.
U.S. District Judge Philip Pro of Las Vegas Thursday denied the county's request to stop the election until a review of his decision banning at-large voting in county commission elections is complete.
Scott Detamore of the Mountain States Legal Foundation in Lakewood, Colo., the attorney representing Blaine County, said today it probably isn't surprising that a judge wouldn't reverse his own decision.
"Now we'll file with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and ask for the same thing," he said.
The issue arises from Pro's March ruli...