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N.R.S. 293B.295 – Exclusion of voter until right to vote ascertained

Overview of Statute

This section requires that a voter’s right to vote be verified before that voter receives a ballot.


After the opening of the polls, a member of the election board shall not issue any voter a ballot nor allow the voter to enter the booth until they ascertain that the voter is entitled to vote.

(Added to NRS by 1975, 1528; A 1985, 1105)

Definition [Election board]

The persons appointed by each county or city clerk to assist in the conduct of an election.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293B.027.

Definition [Board]

As used in NRS 295.075 to 295.125, inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires, “board” means the board of county commissioners.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 295.075.

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.