Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.3165
Specialized procedure to request absent ballot for all elections at which registered voter is eligible to vote; requirements for issuing, voting and returning such absent ballot.


1.

A registered voter with a physical disability or who is at least 65 years of age and provides sufficient written notice to the appropriate county clerk may request that the registered voter receive an absent ballot for all elections at which the registered voter is eligible to vote.

2.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, upon receipt of a request submitted by a registered voter pursuant to subsection 1, the county clerk shall:

(a)

Issue an absent ballot to the registered voter for each primary election, general election and special election other than a special city election that is conducted after the date the written statement is submitted to the county clerk.

(b)

Inform the applicable city clerk of receipt of the written statement. Upon receipt of the notice from the county clerk, the city clerk shall issue an absent ballot for each primary city election, general city election and special city election that is conducted after the date the city clerk receives notice from the county clerk.

3.

If, at the direction of the registered voter, a person:

(a)

Marks and signs an absent ballot issued to the registered voter pursuant to the provisions of this section on behalf of the registered voter, the person must:

(1)

Indicate next to his or her signature that the ballot has been marked and signed on behalf of the registered voter; and

(2)

Submit a written statement with the absent ballot that includes the name, address and signature of the person.

(b)

Assists a registered voter to mark and sign an absent ballot issued to the registered voter pursuant to the provisions of this section, the person or registered voter must submit a written statement with the absent ballot that includes the name, address and signature of the person.

4.

A county clerk may not mail an absent ballot requested by a registered voter pursuant to subsection 1 if, after the request is submitted:

(a)

The registered voter is designated inactive pursuant to NRS 293.530; or

(b)

The county clerk cancels the registration of the person pursuant NRS 293.527, 293.530, 293.535 or 293.540.

5.

The procedure authorized pursuant to this section is subject to all other provisions of this chapter relating to voting by absent ballot to the extent that those provisions are not inconsistent with the provisions of this section.
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