Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.176
When candidacy for major political party prohibited; exception.


Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, no person may be a candidate of a major political party for partisan office in any election if the person has changed:


The designation of his or her political party affiliation; or


His or her designation of political party from nonpartisan to a designation of a political party affiliation,
Ê on an application to register to vote in the State of Nevada or in any other state during the time beginning on December 31 preceding the closing filing date for that election and ending on the date of that election whether or not the person’s previous registration was still effective at the time of the change in party designation.


The provisions of subsection 1 do not apply to any person who is a candidate of a political party that is not organized pursuant to NRS 293.171 on the December 31 next preceding the closing filing date for the election.

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