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N.R.S. 293B.240 – Testing of mechanical recording device by clerk

Overview of Statute

This section provides requirements for preparing a mechanical recording device by the county or city clerk.


In preparing a mechanical recording device for an election, the county or city clerk shall, according to the printed directions furnished, thoroughly test the device and arrange it so that it will in every particular meet with the requirements for voting and counting at the election.

(Added to NRS by 1975, 1527; A 1985, 11031987, 359)

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 [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.