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N.R.S. 293.557 - Publication of list of registered voters

Overview of Statute

This section provides for the publication of a list of registered voters.


      1.  The county clerk may cause to be published once in each of the newspapers circulated in different parts of the county or cause to be published once in a newspaper circulated in the county:

      (a) An alphabetical listing of all registered voters, including the precinct of each voter:

             (1) Within the circulation area of each newspaper if the listing is published in each newspaper circulated in different parts of the county; or

             (2) Within the entire county if the listing is published in only one newspaper in the county; or

      (b) A statement notifying the public that the county clerk will provide an alphabetical listing of the names of all registered voters in the entire county and the precinct of each voter free of charge to any person upon request.

      2.  If the county clerk publishes the list of registered voters, the county clerk must do so:

      (a) Not less than 2 weeks before the close of registration for any primary election.

      (b) After each primary election and not less than 2 weeks before the close of registration for the ensuing general election.

      3.  The county may not pay more than 10 cents per name for six-point or seven-point type or 15 cents per name for eight-point type or larger to each newspaper publishing the list.

      4.  The list of registered voters, if published, must not be printed in type smaller than six-point.

      (Added to NRS by 1960, 277; A 1967, 851; 1971, 448; 1973, 351, 896; 1975, 943; 1979, 534; 1993, 2197; 1995, 2224, 2630, 2784; 1997, 652, 655)

Definition [County clerk]

Except as the term is used in NRS 293.393, whenever the term “county clerk” is used in this title it means “registrar of voters” in those counties where such office has been created pursuant to the provisions of NRS 244.164.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.044.

Definition [General election]

The election held pursuant to NRS 293.12755.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.060.

Definition [Primary election]

The election held pursuant to NRS 293.175.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. §  293.080.

Definition [Registered voter]

An elector who has completed the procedure prescribed by law for registration as a voter.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. §  293.090.

Definition [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.

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 [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.

Definition [Precinct]

The smallest voting area in a political subdivision.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. §  293.077.

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