Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.217
Appointment of officers by county clerk; appointment of deputy sheriffs for elections; appointment of trainees.


1.

The county clerk of each county shall appoint and notify registered voters to act as election board officers for the various polling places in the county as provided in NRS 293.220 to 293.243, inclusive, and 293.384. The registered voters appointed as election board officers for any polling place must not all be of the same political party. No candidate for nomination or election or a relative of the candidate within the second degree of consanguinity or affinity may be appointed as an election board officer. Immediately after election board officers are appointed, if requested by the county clerk, the sheriff shall:

(a)

Appoint a deputy sheriff for each polling place in the county and for the central election board or the absent ballot central counting board; or

(b)

Deputize as a deputy sheriff for the election an election board officer of each polling place in the county and for the central election board or the absent ballot central counting board. The deputized officer shall receive no additional compensation for services rendered as a deputy sheriff during the election for which the officer is deputized.
Ê Deputy sheriffs so appointed and deputized shall preserve order during hours of voting and attend closing of the polls.

2.

The county clerk may appoint a trainee for the position of election board officer as set forth in NRS 293.2175.
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Feb. 5, 2021