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N.R.S. 293C.380 – Posting of copies of voting results

Overview of Statute

This section provides requirements for the posting of election results.


1.  Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, each counting board, before it adjourns, shall post a copy of the voting results in a conspicuous place on the outside of the place where the votes were counted.

2.  If votes are cast on ballots that are mechanically or electronically tabulated in accordance with the provisions of this chapter or chapter 293 or 293B of NRS, the city clerk shall, as soon as possible, post copies of the tabulated voting results:

      (a) On an Internet website maintained by the city or the city clerk, if any, including, without limitation, a website maintained by the city clerk pursuant to NRS 293C.715; and

      (b) In a conspicuous place on the outside of the counting facility, courthouse or city hall. Copies of the voting results posted pursuant to this paragraph must be posted not later than the start of business on the day immediately following the day of the election.

3.  Each copy of the voting results posted in accordance with subsections 1 and 2 must set forth the accumulative total of all the votes cast within the city conducting the election.

(Added to NRS by 1997, 3438; A 2009, 519)

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.

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.