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N.R.S. 293B.335 – Delivery of ballots and election materials to receiving center or counting place; disposition of other materials; members of general public allowed to observe delivery

Overview of Statute

This section prescribes how the transportation and delivery of election-related materials should be carried out.


1.  At least two members of the election board shall deliver the sealed container to a receiving center or to the central counting place, as directed by the county clerk. If practicable, the members must be of different political parties.

2.  At least two members of the election board shall provide for the transportation or other disposition of all other supplies and election materials as directed by the county clerk.

3.  Any member of the general public may observe the delivery of a sealed container to a receiving center or to the central counting place if he or she does not interfere with the delivery of the sealed container.

(Added to NRS by 1975, 1528; A 1987, 3601995, 27901997, 34712015, 3166)

Definition [County clerk]

Except as the term is used in NRS 293.393, whenever the term “county clerk” is used in this title it means “registrar of voters” in those counties where such office has been created pursuant to the provisions of NRS 244.164.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.044.

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 [Central counting place]

The location designated by the county or city clerk for the compilation of election returns.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.0335.

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.

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.