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N.R.S. 293B.103 – Voting receipts

Overview of Statute

This section imposes requirements on mechanical voting systems with respect to recording votes electronically.



If a mechanical voting system is used whereby votes are directly recorded electronically, a voting receipt may be used.

(Added to NRS by 1983, 1289; A 1985, 11001995, 27872007, 11672606)

Definition [Mechanical voting system]

A system of voting whereby a voter may cast a vote:

      1.  On a device which mechanically or electronically compiles a total of the number of votes cast for each candidate and for or against each measure voted on; or

      2.  By marking a paper ballot which is subsequently counted on an electronic tabulator, counting device or computer.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.0659.