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GARRETT HAAKE, LETS START WITH YOU.

YOU. HOWS IT LOOK THERE?

HOWS IT LOOK THERE? >> Reporter: GOOD MORNING, THEY

>> Reporter: GOOD MORNING, THEY JUST OPENED THE DOORS HERE A

JUST OPENED THE DOORS HERE A LITTLE WHILE AGO.

LITTLE WHILE AGO. FOLKS ARE STARTING TO FILL IN.

FOLKS ARE STARTING TO FILL IN. IM AT THE EAST LAS VEGAS

IM AT THE EAST LAS VEGAS COMMUNITY CENTER.

COMMUNITY CENTER. THERE WILL BE TEN SFRATEPARATE

THERE WILL BE TEN SFRATEPARATE PRECINCTS HERE, ALL OF WHICH ARE

PRECINCTS HERE, ALL OF WHICH ARE FAIRLY SMALL AND ALL OF WHICH

FAIRLY SMALL AND ALL OF WHICH ARE RUNNING ON THIS NEW SYSTEM.

ARE RUNNING ON THIS NEW SYSTEM. THE INDIVIDUAL CHAIRS FOR EACH

THE INDIVIDUAL CHAIRS FOR EACH OF THESE SITES WILL GET ONE OF

OF THESE SITES WILL GET ONE OF THESE PACKETS.

THESE PACKETS. THEY GET THE PACKET OF PAPER

THEY GET THE PACKET OF PAPER INFORMATION, AN iPAD LOADED WITH

INFORMATION, AN iPAD LOADED WITH A CALCULATOR TOOL WHICH SHOULD

A CALCULATOR TOOL WHICH SHOULD HAVE THE EARLY VOTE TOTALS FOR

HAVE THE EARLY VOTE TOTALS FOR THOSE INDIVIDUAL CAUCUS SITES,

THOSE INDIVIDUAL CAUCUS SITES, AND THEN THERES THE DECK OF

AND THEN THERES THE DECK OF CARDS, THE PARTICULARLY LAS

CARDS, THE PARTICULARLY LAS VEGAS TOUCH ON THIS NEVADA

VEGAS TOUCH ON THIS NEVADA CAUCUS PROCESS.

CAUCUS PROCESS. IF AT THE END OF THE DAY

IF AT THE END OF THE DAY PRECINCTS ARE TIED DOWN TO FOUR

PRECINCTS ARE TIED DOWN TO FOUR DECIMAL PLACES, THEYLL DO HIGH

DECIMAL PLACES, THEYLL DO HIGH CARD WINS.

CARD WINS. IVE BEEN WORKING THE LINE

IVE BEEN WORKING THE LINE TRYING TO GET A SENSE FROM

TRYING TO GET A SENSE FROM PEOPLE HOW CONFIDENT THEY ARE OR

PEOPLE HOW CONFIDENT THEY ARE OR NOT IN THIS PROCESS.

NOT IN THIS PROCESS. THE AND THE VOTERS WHO LINED UP

THE AND THE VOTERS WHO LINED UP TODAY IN THE RAIN TELL ME THEY

TODAY IN THE RAIN TELL ME THEY THINK THIS IS GOING TO GO PRETTY

THINK THIS IS GOING TO GO PRETTY WELL TODAY.

WELL TODAY. TAKE A LISTEN.

TAKE A LISTEN. >> CAUCUS IS ALWAYS GOOD, YOU

>> CAUCUS IS ALWAYS GOOD, YOU KNOW, I LIKE TRADITIONAL STUFF

KNOW, I LIKE TRADITIONAL STUFF MAN, YOU KNOW.

MAN, YOU KNOW. PEOPLE GET TO TALK ABOUT HOW

PEOPLE GET TO TALK ABOUT HOW THEYRE FEELING, WHATS GOING ON

THEYRE FEELING, WHATS GOING ON INSIDE OF THEM, WHAT THEYRE

INSIDE OF THEM, WHAT THEYRE UPSET ABOUT.

UPSET ABOUT. >> IM LOOKING AROUND, I SEE A

>> IM LOOKING AROUND, I SEE A LOT OF BERNIE PEOPLE.

LOT OF BERNIE PEOPLE. I ALSO SEE A LOT O PEOPLE WHO

I ALSO SEE A LOT O PEOPLE WHO ARENT SURE, AND I THINK THOSE

ARENT SURE, AND I THINK THOSE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO COME TO

PEOPLE ARE GOING TO COME TO BERNIE AS SOON AS THEY HEAR THE

BERNIE AS SOON AS THEY HEAR THE PLATFORM LAID OUT MORE

PLATFORM LAID OUT MORE THOROUGHLY.

THOROUGHLY. >> THIS IS MY FIRST TIME EVER

>> THIS IS MY FIRST TIME EVER CAUCUSING.

CAUCUSING. IM FROM NEW JERSEY, SO WE DONT

IM FROM NEW JERSEY, SO WE DONT DO THIS, SO IM NERVOUS BECAUSE

DO THIS, SO IM NERVOUS BECAUSE I HAVE NO IDEA HOW IT WORKS.

I HAVE NO IDEA HOW IT WORKS. I SAW WHAT HAPPENED IN IOWA.

I SAW WHAT HAPPENED IN IOWA. I THINK THIS SHOULD BE FINE.

I THINK THIS SHOULD BE FINE. IM GOING TO BE VERY HOPEFUL.

IM GOING TO BE VERY HOPEFUL. >> SO YOU HEAR THAT, CHRIS, SOME

>> SO YOU HEAR THAT, CHRIS, SOME CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM FROM FOLKS, A

CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM FROM FOLKS, A LOT OF FIRST TIME CAUCUS GOERS.

LOT OF FIRST TIME CAUCUS GOERS. A SLOW PROCESS HERE SO FAR THIS

A SLOW PROCESS HERE SO FAR THIS MORNING IN THE CHECK-IN PROCESS.

MORNING IN THE CHECK-IN PROCESS. THEYRE SUPPOSED TO GET STARTED

THEYRE SUPPOSED TO GET STARTED IN ANOTHER HOUR HERE OR AT LEAST

IN ANOTHER HOUR HERE OR AT LEAST IF THEYVE GOT EVERYBODY CHECKED

IF THEYVE GOT EVERYBODY CHECKED IN THEY WILL GET STARTED, BUT

IN THEY WILL GET STARTED, BUT NOBODY IS EXPECTING THINGS TO GO

NOBODY IS EXPECTING THINGS TO GO PARTICULARLY FAST TODAY.

PARTICULARLY FAST TODAY. AS LONG AS THEY DONT GO LIKE

AS LONG AS THEY DONT GO LIKE IOWA, NEVADA WILL CONSIDER THIS

IOWA, NEVADA WILL CONSIDER THIS A SUCCESS, I THINK.

A SUCCESS, I THINK. >> LET NE ASK YOU, GARRETT, ARE

>> LET NE ASK YOU, GARRETT, ARE THEY USING THE SAME SYSTEM AS

THEY USING THE SAME SYSTEM AS IOWA OR HAVE THEY REWORKED IT?

IOWA OR HAVE THEY REWORKED IT? >> Reporter: THIS IS A TOTALLY

>> Reporter: THIS IS A TOTALLY DIFFERENT SYSTEM.

DIFFERENT SYSTEM. IOWA THEY USED A PARTICULAR APP

IOWA THEY USED A PARTICULAR APP THAT WAS DEVELOPED FOR THIS

THAT WAS DEVELOPED FOR THIS PROCESS THAT WOULD BOTH DO THE

PROCESS THAT WOULD BOTH DO THE CALCULATIONS AND THE REPORTING

CALCULATIONS AND THE REPORTING SIDE.

SIDE. HERE IN NEVADA AFTER IOWA,

HERE IN NEVADA AFTER IOWA, THEYVE SCRAPPED THE APP

THEYVE SCRAPPED THE APP ENTIRELY, AND THEY DEVELOPED

ENTIRELY, AND THEY DEVELOPED THIS SYSTEM ESSENTIALLY USING

THIS SYSTEM ESSENTIALLY USING GOOGLE FORMS ON THOSE iPADS

GOOGLE FORMS ON THOSE iPADS PRELOADED.

PRELOADED. ALL IT DOES IS THE CAUCUS MATH,

ALL IT DOES IS THE CAUCUS MATH, THE IDEA HERE IS IT KEEPS TRACK

THE IDEA HERE IS IT KEEPS TRACK OF THE NUMBERS, KEEPS TRACK OF

OF THE NUMBERS, KEEPS TRACK OF THE EARLY VOTE, WHICH IS KIND OF

THE EARLY VOTE, WHICH IS KIND OF THE X FACTOR HERE THAT IOWA DID

THE X FACTOR HERE THAT IOWA DID NOT HAVE.

NOT HAVE. THEN THE PRECINCT CHAIRS WILL

THEN THE PRECINCT CHAIRS WILL REPORT THEIR RESULTS THE OLD

REPORT THEIR RESULTS THE OLD FASHIONED WAY OVER THE PHONE.

FASHIONED WAY OVER THE PHONE. THEYLL ALSO TAKE PICTURES OF

THEYLL ALSO TAKE PICTURES OF THE PAPER CHARTS THAT THEYRE

THE PAPER CHARTS THAT THEYRE FILLING OUT AT THE SAME TIME AS

FILLING OUT AT THE SAME TIME AS A BACKUP PLAN.

A BACKUP PLAN. NO TRANSMISSION THROUGH AN APP,

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