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Candidates are hoping to strike electoral gold in the Silver State




Members of the National Nurses United union hold LED signs to show their support for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Members of the National Nurses United union hold LED signs to show their support for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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On Saturday, Democratic caucusgoers will gather at firehouses, schools and even a few casinos throughout Nevada to decide the tight race. 

Republicans will have their say Tuesday.

It's a race that — analysts say — will come down to two big "M" words: minorities and millennials. 

One minority group that could significantly sway the state this weekend: Latinos, who make up about 28 percent of the Nevada's population. 

Press the blue play button above to hear Take Two's interview with political science professor, David Damore, with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

For a look at how young people are feeling heading into Saturday's caucus, Take Two spoke to Hawa Ahmad, president of the Young Democrats of Nevada. 

Click the link below the play button to hear Hawa Ahmad weigh in.