N.R.S. 293.12757 - Qualification to sign petition
Overview of Statute
This section provides the qualification required to sign a petition.
(Added to NRS by 1999, 3546; A 2005, 2829; 2007, 2582; Laws 2017, c. 548, § 15, eff. Jan. 1, 2018; 2018 initiative petition, Ballot Question No. 5, § 8, eff. Jan. 1, 2018; Laws 2019, c. 619, § 18.5, eff. Jan. 1, 2020.)
1. Definition for County clerk
2. Definition for Clerk
The election board officer designated or assigned to make the record of the election in the roster, tally list and challenge list in the precinct, district or polling place in which such officer is appointed.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.040.
3. Definition for State
A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.080.
4. Definition for Ballot
The record of a voter’s preference of candidates and questions voted upon at an election. The term includes, without limitation, any paper given to a voter upon which the voter places his or her vote and any electronic storage tapes.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.025.
5. Definition for Person
1. A natural person;
2. Any form of business or social organization;
3. Any nongovernmental legal entity, including, without limitation, a corporation, partnership, association, trust, unincorporated organization, labor union, committee for political action, political party and committee sponsored by a political party; or
4. A government, governmental agency or political subdivision of a government.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 294A.009.