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N.R.S. 293B.390 – Additional duties of accuracy certification board

Overview of Statute

This section adds a duty to verify the accuracy of the counting of ballots to those of the accuracy certification board.


In addition to the duties prescribed in NRS 293B.145293B.155293B.165 and 293C.615, the accuracy certification board shall certify as to whether in their judgment the ballots were accurately counted. If they determine an inaccuracy exists, they shall furnish a written explanation for their determination.

(Added to NRS by 1975, 1531; A 1985, 11081997, 3471)

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.