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N.R.S. 306.030 - Petition for recall may consist of number of copies; verification

Overview of Statute

This section provides for a recall to consist of a number of copies and verification.


      1.  The petition may consist of any number of copies which are identical in form with the original, except for the name of the county and the signatures and addresses of the residences of the signers. The pages of the petition with the signatures and of any copy must be consecutively numbered. Each page must bear the name of a county, and only registered voters of that county may sign the page.

      2.  Every copy must be verified by the circulator thereof, who shall swear or affirm, before a person authorized by law to administer oaths, that the statements and signatures contained in the petition are true to the best of the circulator’s knowledge and belief. The verification must also contain a statement of the number of signatures being verified by the circulator.

      (Added to NRS by 1960, 282; A 1963, 1386; 1975, 1167; 1985, 1219; 1987, 1375; 1993, 2408; 2003, 1713)

Definition [Registered voter]

An elector who has completed the procedure prescribed by law for registration as a voter.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. §  293.090.

Definition [Oath]

Includes affirmation.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.068.

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 [Person]

1.  A natural person;

2.  Any form of business or social organization;

3.  Any nongovernmental legal entity, including, without limitation, a corporation, partnership, association, trust, unincorporated organization, labor union, committee for political action, political party and committee sponsored by a political party; or

4.  A government, governmental agency or political subdivision of a government.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 294A.009.


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Attorney General's Opinions

  • AGO 4 (1917) Signature sheets from copies of a recall petition may not be combined into a single petition with one heading.