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N.R.S. 293D.130 - Covered voter may use digital or electronic signature for purposes of chapter

Overview of Statute

This section allows for covered voters to use digital electronic signatures for the purposes of chapter.


A covered voter may sign any document or other material that is necessary for the covered voter to register to vote, apply for a military-overseas ballot or cast a military-overseas ballot pursuant to this chapter using his or her digital signature or electronic signature.

      (Added to NRS by 2013, 34)

Definition [Covered voter]

1.  A uniformed-service voter;

2.  An overseas voter; or

3.  A spouse or dependent of a uniformed-service voter.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.030.

Definition [Digital signature]

An electronic signature that transforms a message by using an asymmetric cryptosystem.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. §§ 293D.033, 720.060.

Definition [Electronic signature]

An electronic sound, symbol or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. §§ 293D.036, 719.100.

Definition [Military-overseas ballot]

1.  A federal write-in absentee ballot described in section 103 of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 52 U.S.C. § 20303;

2.  A ballot specifically prepared or distributed for use by a covered voter in accordance with this chapter; or

3.  Any other ballot cast by a covered voter in accordance with this chapter.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.050.

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.