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AB 440 - Extends Voter Registration Period - Key Vote

Nevada Key Votes

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Extends Voter Registration Period

Legislation - Concurrence Vote (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (11-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Extends Voter Registration Period

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends the voter registration period through the end of the early voting period.

Highlights:
  • Extends the voter registration period to 5:00 P.M. on the Friday preceding any primary or general election, whereas existing law specified that registration must close on the third Tuesday (Secs. 5 & 12).
  • Specifies that for the voter registration period for any primary or general election, an individual may register to vote only by completing 1 of the following actions (Sec. 5):
    • Appearing in person at the office of the county clerk;
    • Appearing in person at a designated county facility; or
    • Registering by computer if the county clerk has established a system to authorize voters to vote by computer.
  • Extends the voter registration period to 5:00 P.M. on the fourth day preceding any recall or special election, whereas existing law specified that registration must close on the third Saturday (Secs. 5 & 12).
  • Authorizes a registered voter to elect to receive a sample ballot by electronic mail (Sec. 6.5).
  • Requires a city clerk to issue a ballot for early voting to an individual who registers to vote in person during the early voting period and who makes an in-person request to vote early (Sec. 11).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (25-16) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Extends Voter Registration Period

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