The first three District Court Judges to be assigned our Writ of Mandamus recused themselves, but today Judge Jessie Walsh agreed to hear the case. The City will have to appear to explain why they are breaking the law by requiring more than 8,000 signatures to qualify the iniative. A hearing is scheduled for February 10.
Here are the details about the legal arguments.
Meanwhile, the signatures are expected to be returned soon to the City Clerk after the County election department determines through a sample of 500 signatures what percentage of the signers are actually registered to vote inside City of Las Vegas limits.