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N.R.S. 294A.342 - Persuasive poll concerning candidate: Reporting of alleged violations; institution of court proceedings

Overview of Statute

This section provides a process for reporting alleged violations and instituting court proceedings.


If it appears to a county clerk, city clerk or registrar of voters that the provisions of NRS 294A.341 have been violated, he or she shall report the alleged violation, in writing, to the Secretary of State. Upon receiving such a written report or if it otherwise appears to the Secretary of State that the provisions of NRS 294A.341 have been violated, the Secretary of State shall report the alleged violation to the Attorney General. The Attorney General shall cause appropriate proceedings to be instituted and prosecuted in a court of competent jurisdiction without delay.

      (Added to NRS by 1997, 1727)

Definition [County clerk]

Except as the term is used in NRS 293.393, whenever the term “county clerk” is used in this title it means “registrar of voters” in those counties where such office has been created pursuant to the provisions of NRS 244.164.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.044.

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.