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N.R.S. 293.760 - Alteration, defacement or removal of posted results of votes cast

Overview of Statute

This section prohibits the alteration, defacement or removal of posted results of votes cast.


Any person who, prior to the expiration of 48 hours following the closing of the polls, alters, defaces, removes or destroys the copy of the results of votes cast posted outside a polling place is guilty of a gross misdemeanor. Notice of such penalty shall be printed on the copy posted.

      (Added to NRS by 1965, 1254; A 1973, 872) — (Substituted in revision for NRS 293.594)

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.