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N.R.S. 293C.3594 – Security precautions

Overview of Statute

This section requires a security plan for early voting ballots be submitted to the Secretary of State, and provides procedures to be followed by local officials related to the security of early voting ballots.


1.  A plan for the security of ballots for early voting must be submitted to the Secretary of State for approval no later than 90 days before the election at which early voting is to be conducted.

2.  At the close of early voting each day, the deputy clerk for early voting shall secure each voting machine used for early voting in a manner prescribed by the Secretary of State so that its unauthorized operation is prevented.

3.  All materials for early voting must be delivered to the city clerk’s office at the close of voting on the last day for voting at the polling place for early voting.

(Added to NRS by 1993, 2171; A 1995, 27801997, 27811999, 690)

Definition [Deputy clerk]

A deputy clerk for early voting who is appointed pursuant to NRS 293.358 to serve as the election officer in charge of the polling place for early voting.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.046.

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 [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.

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.