Nev. Admin. Code § 293.317 - Absent ballot: Receipt; recording; verification of signature

Current through August 4, 2021

1. To be counted, an absent ballot must be received by the office of the county clerk by 7 p.m. on the day of the election.
2. The county clerk shall place each rejected absent ballot in a separate envelope and note on the outside of the envelope the appropriate number of the precinct and the reason for the rejection of the absent ballot.
3. When an absent ballot is returned to the county clerk, the county clerk shall:
(a) Record the receipt of the absent ballot in the absent ballot record; and
(b) If the absent ballot is returned by approved electronic transmission and the voter requests confirmation of receipt of the absent ballot, send a confirmation to the voter using approved electronic transmission.
4. The county clerk shall check the signature on the return envelope, facsimile or other electronic document, as applicable, of the absent ballot against the original signature of the voter on his or her application to register to vote. Each county clerk shall establish a procedure for duplicating absent ballots received pursuant to this section that must be approved by the Secretary of State before it is used by the county clerk.
5. If a voter returns more than one voted absent ballot for the same election and the county clerk receives all such absent ballots before the polls are closed on the day of the election, the county clerk shall count the absent ballot received first.


Nev. Admin. Code § 293.317
Added to NAC by Sec'y of State by R092-09, eff. 10-27-2009

NRS 293.124, 293.247, 293.250, 293.317

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