Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.12795
Action by Secretary of State upon review of appeal; judicial review of decision of Secretary of State.


1.

If an appeal is based upon the results of the verification of signatures on a petition performed pursuant to NRS 293.1277 or 293.1279, the Secretary of State shall:

(a)

If the Secretary of State finds for the appellant, order the county clerk to recertify the petition, including as verified signatures all contested signatures which the Secretary of State determines are valid. If the county clerk has not yet removed each name as requested pursuant to NRS 295.055 or pursuant to NRS 306.015 for a petition to recall a public officer who holds a statewide office, the county clerk shall do so before recertifying the petition.

(b)

If the Secretary of State does not find for the appellant, notify the appellant and the county clerk that the petition remains insufficient.

2.

If the Secretary of State is unable to make a decision on the appeal based upon the documents submitted, the Secretary of State may order the county clerk to reverify the signatures.

3.

The decision of the Secretary of State is a final decision for the purposes of judicial review. The decision of the Secretary of State may only be appealed in the First Judicial District Court.
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