N.R.S. 293C.112 – Governing body authorized to conduct city election by mail under certain circumstances
Overview of Statute
This section provides for the conditions in which the governing body of a city may conduct a city election by mail.
1. The governing body of a city may conduct a city election in which all ballots must be cast by mail if:
(a) The election is a special election; or
(b) The election is a primary city election or general city election in which the ballot includes only:
(1) Offices and ballot questions that may be voted on by the registered voters of only one ward; or
(2) One office or ballot question.
2. The provisions of NRS 293.5772 to 293.5887, inclusive, 293C.265 to 293C.302, inclusive, 293C.304 to 293C.340, inclusive, and 293C.355 to 293C.361, inclusive, do not apply to an election conducted pursuant to this section.
3. For the purposes of an election conducted pursuant to this section, each precinct in the city shall be deemed to have been designated a mailing precinct pursuant to NRS 293C.342.
1. Definition for Registered voter
An elector who has completed the procedure prescribed by law for registration as a voter.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.090.
4. Definition for Mail
The depositing of printed or written matter in a mailbox or post office for delivery by the United States Postal Service.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.065.
5. 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.
6. Definition for Precinct
The smallest voting area in a political subdivision.
See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.077.