Nevada Election Law

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Voter Registration

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
MethodOnline, by mail, and in person. No changeNo legislative movement.
DeadlineTwenty-eight (28) days prior to the election. No changeNo legislative movement
AutomaticIn statutes, but not yet implemented. No changeNo legislative movement
Same DayAllowedNo change AB321 - P.32


Establishes same-day voter registration.

Absentee Ballot Application

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ExcuseNo excuse requiredNo changeNo legislative movement
AutomaticNoMail-in ballots affirmatively sent sent to everybody in the state. AB321


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Automatically sends mail-in ballots to active, registered voters.
Deadline5:00 PM fourteen calendar days before the election. No changeNo legislative movement
Valid for X# of CyclesSame cycle onlyNo changeNo legislative movement

Absentee Ballot Return (other than by mail)

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Voter IDNot requiredNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Drop BoxYes No Changes AB321 - P.9, 45


Requires county and city clerks to establish ballot drop boxes at every polling location.

AB321 - P.37-38


It is now a class E felony for anybody except an election official to establish a ballot drop box.
Return Deadline7PM on Election DayNo Changes AB321 - P.12


Deadline to return ballot extended to 5:00 PM on the forth day following election day.

Ballot Harvesting

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ProhibitedNot prohibitedNo change-
Limited 3rd PartyFamily member - who must sign a form identifying themselves. AB4


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Anybody may turn in a ballot for anybody else.


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Anybody may turn in a ballot for anybody else.
Paid Political Operatives---

Early Voting

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
By MailYesNo changeNo legislative movement
In PersonYesNo changeNo legislative movement

Voter Identification - Absentee Ballot

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Signature VerificationYesNo changeNo legislative movement
Witness StatementNoNo changeNo legislative movement
Cure ProcessVoters have until seven (7) days after the election to cure a ballot. No change AB321 - P.10-13; 46-49


Deadline moves to six (6) days following an election.

Voter Identification - In Person

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Photo IDNot requiredNo changeNo legislative movement
Other Options---
Provisional BallotsNot needednot changeNo legislative movement

Voting Day

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Hours7 AM to 7 PMNo changeNo legislative movement
Wait TimeNot mentionedNo changeNo legislative movement
Electioneering100 feetNo changeNo legislative movement

Voter Rolls

Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Update FrequencyContinuousNo changeNo legislative movement
Voter RemovalAccording to NVRANo changeNo legislative movement