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N.R.S. 293.555 - Registration of spouse or dependent of elector who is in service of United States

Overview of Statute

This section provides for the registration of a spouse or dependent of an elector who is in the service of United States.


If the spouse or a dependent of an elector referred to in NRS 293.553 is an elector of this State but has not been registered, or his or her registration has been cancelled, and such spouse or dependent of the elector is required, by reason of the elector’s being in the service of the United States, to reside beyond the boundaries of this State, such spouse or dependent may register in the manner provided by NRS 293.553.

      (Added to NRS by 1960, 277; A 1961, 298)

Definition [Service of the United States]

The Armed Forces of the United States and the auxiliaries thereof, the United States Coast Guard, the merchant marine service of the United States, civilian employment by the Federal Government beyond the boundaries of the State of Nevada, and religious groups and welfare agencies officially attached to and serving with the Armed Forces of the United States.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.105.

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.

Definition [Elector]

A person who is eligible to vote under the provisions of Section 1 of Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of Nevada.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.055.