N.R.S. 293B.355 – Responsibility for proper operation and use of computer or counting device owned or leased by State
Overview of Statute
This section states that the county or city clerk is responsible for ensuring that a computer or counting device used to count ballots complies with the provisions of this chapter.
When a computer or counting device owned or leased by the State of Nevada is used to count ballots, the county or city clerk and computer facility manager shall determine that such use complies with the provisions of this chapter. The clerk shall exercise his or her authority in a manner consistent with established procedures for the operation and use of the computer, so far as is practicable.
(Added to NRS by 1975, 1529; A 1987, 361)
1. Definition for 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.
2. Definition for State
A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.080.
3. Definition for 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.