Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.3075
Requirements for casting ballots at vote centers.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in NRS 293.283 and 293.5772 to 293.5887, inclusive, upon the appearance of a person to cast a ballot at a polling place established pursuant to NRS 293.3072, the election board officer shall:

(a)

Determine that the person is a registered voter in the county and has not already voted in that county in the current election;

(b)

Instruct the voter to sign the roster or a signature card; and

(c)

Verify the signature of the voter in the manner set forth in NRS 293.277.

2.

If the signature of the voter does not match, the voter must be identified by:

(a)

Answering questions from the election board officer covering the personal data which is reported on the application to register to vote;

(b)

Providing the election board officer, orally or in writing, with other personal data which verifies the identity of the voter; or

(c)

Providing the election board officer with proof of identification as described in NRS 293.277 other than the voter registration card issued to the voter.

3.

If the signature of the voter has changed in comparison to the signature on the application to register to vote, the voter must update his or her signature on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State.

4.

The county clerk shall prescribe a procedure, approved by the Secretary of State, to verify that the voter has not already voted in that county in the current election.

5.

When a voter is entitled to cast a ballot and has identified himself or herself to the satisfaction of the election board officer, the voter is entitled to receive the appropriate ballot or ballots, but only for his or her own use at the polling place where he or she applies to vote.

6.

If the ballot is voted on a mechanical recording device which directly records the votes electronically, the election board officer shall:

(a)

Prepare the mechanical voting device for the voter;

(b)

Ensure that the voter’s precinct or voting district and the form of the ballot are indicated on the voting receipt, if the county clerk uses voting receipts; and

(c)

Allow the voter to cast a vote.

7.

A voter applying to vote at a polling place established pursuant to NRS 293.3072 may be challenged pursuant to NRS 293.303.
VOTING BY PROVISIONAL BALLOT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES
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