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N.R.S. 293.415 - Depositions in election contests; trial and submission of matter

Overview of Statute

This section provides for dispositions in election contests.


Any party to a contest may take the deposition of any witness. The matter shall be tried and submitted so far as may be possible upon depositions and written or oral argument as the court may order.

      (Added to NRS by 1960, 264)

Definition [Contest]

An adversary proceeding between a candidate for a public office who has received the greatest number of votes and any other candidate for that office or, in certain cases, any registered voter of the appropriate political subdivision, for the purpose of determining the validity of an election.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.042.