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N.R.S. 293.394 - Risk-limiting audits of election results; regulations


Effective until January 1, 2022
1. The Secretary of State shall adopt regulations for conducting a risk-limiting audit of an election, which may include, without limitation:
(a) Procedures to conduct a risk-limiting audit;
(b) Criteria for which elections must be audited; and
(c) Criteria to determine the scope of the risk-limiting audit.
2. As used in this section, “risk-limiting audit” means an audit protocol that:
(a) Makes use of statistical principles and methods; and
(b) Is designed to limit the risk of certifying an incorrect election outcome.

(Added to NRS by 2019, c.546.)
Definition [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.