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N.R.S. 293B.200 – Sample ballots: Size; instructions for voting

Overview of Statute

This section provides requirements for sample ballots.


The sample ballots must be in full or reduced size and contain suitable illustrated directions for voting on the mechanical recording device.

(Added to NRS by 1975, 1524; A 1985, 1102)

Definition [Sample ballot]

1.  “Sample ballot” means a document distributed by a county or city clerk upon which is included a list of the offices, candidates and ballot questions that will appear on a ballot.

2.  The term includes, without limitation, any such document which is prepared on a computer and distributed by mail or electronic means pursuant to NRS 293.565 or 293C.530.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.097.

Definition [Mechanical recording device]

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.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.0657.

Definition [Ballot]

The record of a voter’s preference of candidates and questions voted upon at an election. The term includes, without limitation, any paper given to a voter upon which the voter places his or her vote and any electronic storage tapes.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.025.