Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.420
Court costs.


If a contest proceeding is dismissed for insufficiency of the statement of contest or for want of prosecution, or if the district court confirms the election, judgment shall be rendered for costs in favor of the defendant and against the contestant.


If an election is annulled or set aside for errors or malfeasance of any election official in the conduct of the election or in canvassing the returns, the costs shall be a charge against the state or political subdivision in which the election was held.


When an election is annulled or set aside on any other ground, judgment for costs shall be given in favor of the contestant and against the defendant.

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