Nevada Elections

Sec. § 293.535
Challenges alleging that registered voter is not citizen of United States or has abandoned residence in county; notice to registrant; procedure; cancellation; other challenges not precluded.


1.

The county clerk shall notify a registrant if any elector or other reliable person files an affidavit with the county clerk stating that:

(a)

The registrant is not a citizen of the United States; or

(b)

The registrant has:

(1)

Moved outside the boundaries of the county where he or she is registered to another county, state, territory or foreign country, with the intention of remaining there for an indefinite time and with the intention of abandoning his or her residence in the county where registered; and

(2)

Established residence in some other state, territory or foreign country, or in some other county of this state, naming the place.
Ê The affiant must state that he or she has personal knowledge of the facts set forth in the affidavit.

2.

Upon the filing of an affidavit pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1, the county clerk shall notify the registrant in the manner set forth in NRS 293.530 and shall enclose a copy of the affidavit. If the registrant fails to respond or appear to vote within the required time, the county clerk shall cancel the registration.

3.

An affidavit filed pursuant to paragraph (a) of subsection 1 must be filed not later than 30 days before an election. Upon the filing of such an affidavit, the county clerk shall notify the registrant by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, of the filing of the affidavit, and shall enclose a copy of the affidavit. Unless the registrant, within 15 days after the return receipt has been filed in the office of the county clerk, presents satisfactory proof of citizenship, the county clerk shall cancel the registration.

4.

The provisions of this section do not prevent the challenge provided for in NRS 293.303 or 293C.292.

5.

A county clerk is not required to take any action pursuant to this section in relation to a person who is preregistered to vote until the person is deemed to be registered to vote pursuant to NRS 293.4855.
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