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N.R.S. 293.805 - Unlawful to pay compensation based upon total number of persons preregistered or registered or total number preregistered or registered in particular political party

Overview of Statute

This section prohibits compensation for registration of voters based upon the number of voters.


1.  It is unlawful for a person to provide compensation for registering voters that is based upon:

      (a) The total number of voters a person registers; or

      (b) The total number of voters a person registers in a particular political party.

2.  A person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a category E felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

(Added to NRS by 1993, 2167; A 1995, 1270; 1997, 235; 2017, 3869)

Definition [Political Party]

Any minor or major political party.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.073.

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.