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N.R.S. 293B.315 – Information concerning operation of mechanical recording device to be given to voter before entering booth; subsequent information

Overview of Statute

This section entitles voters to information regarding the operation of mechanical recording devices.


Before each voter enters the voting booth, a member of the election board shall, so far as possible, inform the voter how to operate the mechanical recording device and illustrate its operation upon the demonstration model of the device. If any voter, after entering the voting booth, asks for information, a member of the election board shall give the voter the necessary information.

(Added to NRS by 1975, 1528; A 1985, 1106)

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 [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 [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.