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folio oome . Al. Pi 1PSTR1LI1N BALLOT. Full Text of Nevada's m Election Law. nff Voters Should Read and Study It's Provisions. El AN ACT RELATING TO ELECTIONS AND TO MORE FULLY SECURE THE SECKECY OP THE U ALLOT. Approved Mureh 13, 1891. The People of the State of Xevadn, represented iu Seunte and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. AH ballots cant iu eleo- Snbsc tioug for public olUcers within this State ball be printed and distributed at expense, as hereinafter provided. The printing of general tlekuts and curds of 44l instruction for the electors of each county, and the delivery of fie souie to. the eleciion officers, as provided for In Ent this Act, shall be a county charge, the Soi payment of which Bliall be provided for In the same mauuer as the payment ni ' 'uer cunty expenses, unci in dine 1 of separate eleVnn for city toyn or respoi distriot officers, ftie printing aid doli Deli very ' l'ele''' BI"1 -'arda of instruction w shall be oharged upon the city, town ' or district in which said tickets and cards are to be ued, the payment of whb'h shall be provided lor in the khiiio if manner as the payment of other cily, county or ditiet expenses. Sxc. 2. Any convention as herein- after defined, held for the purpose of making nominations for public office, "8ue,and also electors to the number hero, jginuftor speuilied, may nominate eiuicli , datos for publio offices, to bo tilled by " 'election within the State. Aconven. jetion within the meaning of this Aet is ,an organized assemblayo of delegates 1 " representing a political party, which, rj(;Ht the last election, before the holding our,of such convention, polled at leasts per cent of the entire vote cast in the Th.State, county, district or other porti on ncl' division, lor which the nomination is made. Boi Sec. 3. All uominotions made by 2g jjBiicli convention sliall be oertitieil as follows: The certificate of noiiiiiui Afttion, which must be In writing, shall Dooltcoutain the name of each pnrson nomi nated, his residence and office for which Mr he Is nominated, and shnll tlofciguule week the party or principle which such con DeLavention represents. It shall besiuned by the Chairman and Secretary of such Asi convention, who shall add to their sig stage natures their respective places of rei week de"ce make oath before an officer authorized to administer the same, that Jot the matters stated in such cerlilicato distri ttre rue ,ne ")8st "' l'",'r knowledge and belief, and certifleilo ol the said sever onlll Bua i,e urmuxei to said certificate of nomination, from Sko. 4. A caudidaie for public oftlco may be nominated otherwise than by a there convention iu the manner following: A quiet certificate of nomination containing the , name of the candidate to be nominated, 'with the other information required to Salt I bo given in the certificate provided for week i section 3 of this Act, shall be signed ,jay'g by electors residing within the district or political division for which caiidi D. dates are to be prosonted, equal iu nuni evciiiber to at least 3 per cent ot the entire Tim vo' 0M' ' 'he lust proceeding election .j? in the State, district or political divis w"8 vlon for which the nomination is to be rj.nemade; provided, that such certificate . , ahall not be valid unless signed by 3 sink a T0tera sigmitures need not all be DeLai appended to one paper, but each signer and n shall add to his signature his place of residence. One of the signers of each D- - such certificate shall swear that the from statements therein made are true to the has bt bost of his knowedge and belief, and a will D oer'ifiettl ' sunn 0Btu shail be annex. ad. Suoh certificate of nomination Sine shall have the same effect as a certifi been lcate ' nomination made by a party ... convention. tmngl Sic. 5. Certificatesof nomination of ally af candidates for offices to be voted for by T, the electors of the entire State, shall be 1,18 tiled with the Secretary of State. Cer ren0Tatificates of nomination of candidates in tntifor all other publio offices shall be filed tor" tl wlln tbo Clerks of the respective coun ties wherein the officers are to be voted The fcr, andwberea district embraces more day ai than one county, such certificates shall Sawyi be 0,6,1 w'tu Clerk of each of said . counties, voivn sI0, 6. No certificate of nomination neys I shall contain the name of more than one candidate for each office to be filled. No "person shall join in nominating, stage ' under provision of sec. 4 of this Act, injure more than one nominee for each office to be filled, and no person who has voted in a convention, either in person or by proxy, for er against a candidate for any office, shall join in nominating, in any manner, any other nominee for that rtffinA a rwl tin nArann ahnll MCPHnL with i this is a iiomnati0n to more than one office, call e, Sec 7. Certificates of nomination re stisfa quired to be filed with the Secretary of State shall be filed not more than sixty -'nM days nor less than forty days before the and rej day of election when the nomination is quiet, made by a couveution, and not more with a tnnn 8ixty days nor 1688 tlmn tmr,y day , before the day of election when the work o nomination is made under the provis- Asne '0U8 ' ec''on 'our ' tu'8 Act- ,r'u . , ficates ol nomination required to be filed be don, with th)J CoaIlty clerks shall be filed filed w not WOre than fifty days and not less 1890. than thirty days before the day of elect meut ion, when the nomination is made by a , convention ana not more tnannity clays . nor less than twenty days before the day ccntlyi0j eiction, when the nomination is been cl made under the provisions of section introdu four of this Act. Should a vacancy oo neverc.cur ' from any cause in the list of f. , nominees for any office, such vacancy witmin may be flit,,, t any time boforo the day Satur of election by the convention, or by a ., committee to which the convention has expensr de,egnte(j tne p0Wer to fill vacancies, or months. petitions, as provided in section four fire app 0f this Act. ' The Chairman and Secre attentic tary of the convention, or of such com aional c mittee, or such petitioners, fhall make and file with the proper officer a certifi g cate.aetting forth the name of the person handled nom'inatedto fill such vacancy, the office gone an for which he is nominated, the name of the sal the person for whom the new nomineo t.nn.. is 10 be substituted, and such further in 7 formation a is required to be given in rty m an original certificate of n omination. perfect yrhsn suoh certificate is filed, the officer with whom it is filed shall substitute the name of the person therein for the origi nal nominee, by printing, if practicable, or by writing the name of the person thus substituted. Sec. 8. Not less than twenty-five days before an election to fill any public office, the Secretary of State shall certi fy to the County Clerk of each couuty within the ate tho name of each per son, and tlie name of the office for which he is nominated, us specified in the cer tificate ol nomination filed with him. Sec. a. Not less than ten days be fore an election to fill any public offico or offices, the Couuty Clerk shall oause to be published all the nominations certified to or filed with him. SiUt nominations shall be published in a newspaper printed within the county. When no newspaper is printed within the couuty, tho publication shall be made by post ing a copy of the ballot in a public place in each election precinct within the county, one of which copies shall be posted at the court-house door. When publication is made by printing in news papers, at least two publications by such newspaper shall be required, one of which shall appear iu tho last regular issue of such paper before election dny. Sec. 10. When a proposed Constitu tion, constitutional amendment or other question is to bo submitted for popular vote, the Secretary of State shall certify the same to the several County Clerks, and said County Clerks shall publish the same us provided in section nino of this Act. Sec. 11. It shall be the duty of the Comity Clerk to provide printed ballots for every election for public offices in which any voters within the county par ticipate, and to cause to be printed iu the ballot prescribed herein, the name of each and every candidate whose name has been certified to, or filed with him, as provided in this Act. liallots other than those printed, ns provided iu thic Act, shall not be cast, or counted iu any eleciion. All ballots shall bo print ed on tinted paper, furnished by the Secretary of State. It shall lie the duty of tho Secretary of State to obtain, and keep on baud, a sufficient supply of such paper for ballots, and to furnish tho same in quantities ordered, to any Couuty Clerk. Said paper shall be water marked with a design furnished by the Secretary of State, iu such manner that the said water-mark shall be plainly disceruablo on the outside of such ballot when properly folded. Such design shall be changed for each general election, and the same design shall not be used again nt any general election within the space of eight years, but at any special or separate local election paper marked with the design used at any previous election may be Used. Sec. 12. On each ballot a perforated line sliall extend from top to bottom, one-half inch from the right hand side of such ballot, and upon the half-inch strip thus formed there shall be no writ ing or printing, except tho number of the ballot, which shall be upon tho back of the stiip iu such position that it shall appear on the outside when the ballot is folded. Tho number on each ballot shall be the same as that on the corre sponding stub, and the ballots and stubs shall be numbered consecutively in each county. Where the names of caudi dates are printed in separate columns, the columns shall be separntcd by heavy rules, and on all ballots the names of candidates shall be separated by a rule extending to the extreme right of the column. All ballots shall contain the name of each and every candidate whose Humiliation for any office specified in tho ballot has been certified to and tiled according to tho provisions of this Act, and no other name. The names of the candidates for each office shall be arranged under the designation of the office in alphabetical order, according to surname, except that the name of candi dates for'Presideutial Electors shall be arranged in groups as presented iu the several certificates of nomination, and tho names of the candidates for Presi dent and Vice President shall precede the proper groups of Presidential Elect ors; the political designation of each candidate shall be printed opposite his name. There shall be left at the end of the list of candidates for each office one blank space to be used when substituting names to fill vacancies. There shall be a margiu at the right hand side of the names at least one-half inch wide, so that the voter may clearly indicute iu the way hereinafter described the can didate or candidates for whom he wishes to vote. Whenever any question is to be submitted to the vote of the people, it shall be printed upon the ballot in such a manner as to enable the electors to voto upon the question in the man ner hereinafter provided. There shall be printed on the ballots opposite the designation of each office such words as will aid the voter to indicate hi9 choice of candidate such as "vote for one" vote for three" and the like. Sec. 13. All ballots, when printed, shall be bound in stub books of fifty and one hundred ballots each. A record of the number of ballots printed lor theia shall be kept by the respec tive County Clerks. Sko, 14. The County Clerks shall provide for each election prccinot in the county wherein less than twenty five voters are registered fifty ballots, and iu all other preincts one huudred ballots for each fifty or fraction of fifty voters registered In the precinct. Sec 15. Whenever it shall appear. by affidavit, that an error or omission has occurred in the publication of the name or description of any of the can didates nominated, or In the printing of tho ballots, any member of the Hoard of County Commissioners, upon application by any voter, shall issue an order reqnir ng the County Clerk to correct such orror. Seo. 10. licfore the opouiug of the polls at any election, tho County Clerk shall cause to be delivered to the Hoard of election of each election pre cinct in his county the proper number of tickets of the kind to be used in tho election precinct. Iu case of proven Hon of an election in any precinct by reason of tho loss or destruction of the ballots intended for that precinct, or for any other cause, the Inspector or other election officer for the precinct shall make an affidavit setting forth the tact and transmit it to tlie Governor of the State. Upon receipt of such alh davit, and upon the application of any candidate for any office to be voted for by tno voters of such precinct, the Uov eruor shall order a new election in such precinct. Hno. 17. At the same time and In the same manner as Inspectors and Judges of Election are now appointed in the State, there shall be appointed two Clerks of Kleotiou, who shall have charge of the ballots on election day, and shall furnish them to the voters in the manner hereinafter providod for. Said Clerks of Election shall possess the same qualifications and receive the same compensation as In spectors of Election. Said Clerks shall be selected from the political parties which polled the largest and the next largest votes iu the precinct at the last preceding general election. Sec. 18. The Board of Couuty Com missioners shall provide at each poll ing place within the county, a suffi cient number of places, booths or compartments, iu which voters may conveniently mark their ballots, so that iu the marking thereof they may be screened from the observation ot others, and a guard rail shall be so placed that only such persons as are iuside the rail can approach within six feet of the ballot box, and of such booths or compartments. Hie ar rangements shall be such that neither the booths or compartments shall be hidden from the view of those just outside the guard rail. The number of such booths or compartments shall be not less than one for each fifty or frac tion of titty voters registered iu the pre cinct. Each of said booths or com- partments shall be kept provided with proper supplies and conveniences for marking ballots. No person, other than voters engaged iu receiving, pre paring or depositing their ballots, shall be permitted inside said guard rail dur ing the time the noils are open, except uy authority ol tne iioara of Election, and in that case only for the purpose of keeping order and enforcing the law. Seo. Any person desiring to vote shall givo his address to one of the Clerks of Election, who shall announce the same, and if the other Clerk shall find the name upon the registry list he shall repeat the name and address. One ballot shall then be given to tho voter, and tho number of the said ballot shall be written by one of the Clerks of Election upon tho registry list opposite the name of the voter roceiv- inn it. Smo. 20, On receiving bis ballot the voter shall immediately retire alone to one of the places, booths or compart ments, lie shall prepare hi ballot by marking a cross or X after the name of the person for whom he intends to vote lor each olhco. In caseof a constitution al amendment or other questions sub mitted to the voters, the cross or X shall be placed after the answer which he desires to give. Such marking shall be none only with a black lead pencil. Before loaviug the booth or compart ment the voter shall fold his ballot in such a manner that the water-mark and the number of the ballot shall appear - on the outside, without exposiug the marks upon the ballot and shall keep it so folded until he has voted. Having folded his ballot the voter shall deliver it to the Inspector, who shall announce the name of the voter and the number of his' ballot. The Clerk having the registry list in his charge, if he finds the number to agree with the number of the ballot delivered to tho voter, shall repeat the name and number, and shall mark opposite the name the word 'voted.' The Inspector shall then separato tho strip bearing the number Irom tho ballot, and shall deposit the ballot In ballot box. Said strip and number shall be immediately destroyed. Sec. '21. liutone person shall occupy ouy one booth or compartment at one time, and no person shall remain in or occupy a booth or compartment longer than may be necessary to prepare his ballot, and iu no case longer than five minutes. St:c. 22. Any voter who shall acci dentally spoil a ballot may return such spoiled ballot to the Clerks of Election, and receive another iu its place. All the ballots thus returned shall be im mediately canceled, by writing the word canceled across the face of the ballot, and, with those not distributed to tho voters shall be returned with the election returns. A voterwho does not vote tho ballot delivered to him shall, before leaving the space inside tbe guard rail, return such ballot to the Clerks, who shall immediately cancel the same and return it in the same manner as a spoiled ballot. The Clerks of Election sliall account for the ballots delivered to them, by returning a suffi cient number of unused and spoiled ballots to make up, when added to the number of official ballot cast, the num ber of ballots delivered to them. Seo. 23. A voter who declares under oath, that by reason of physical disabil ity, he is unable to mark his ballot, shall at bis request be permitted to re ceive the assistance, in such marking, of an elector, other than an election officer, but no person shall be permitt ed to go inside the guard rail as an assistant to more than one voter. Sec. 24. No ballot shall be deposit ed in the ballot box unless the water mark, as hereinbefore provided, ap pears thereon, and unless the slip con taining the number of the ballot has been removed therefrom by the In spector. Sic. 25. The County Clork shall cause to be printed, on plain white paper, without water-mark or endorse ments, except the words "sample bal lot," at least three times as many copies of the form of ballot provided for in use in each precinct as there shall be registered voters in such precinct, such oopies shall be furnished to regis tered voters at the office of said County Clerk during office hours for five days preceding the day of election ; provided that not more than two of such sample ballots shall be furnished to any one voter, except upon the written ordor of a voter, and not more than two of said sample ballots shall be delivered on such order. At least ns many sample ballots shall be furnished by the County Clerk to each Board of Election as there shall be registered voters in the precinct, and on election day the Board of Election shall furnish each registered voter, on application, one such sample ballot. Said County Clerk shall also cause to be printed, In plain type on cards, instructions for the guidance of voters for obtaining and marking their ballots. He shall furnish twelve such cards to the Board of Election of each election precinct in the county, at the 81IU0 time and in the same manner as tho ballots and sample ballots are fur nished. The Board of Election shall post at least oue of such cards in each booth or compartment provided for the preparation of ballots, and not less than three of such cards at other plaoes in and about the polling places on the day of election. There shall be printed on said cards sections 27, 28, 29 and 30 or this Aot. Sio. 2l. In counting the votes any ballot not bearing the water-mark, st OFFICIAL VOTE 0ANDIDATE8. Member of Congrats Horace F Bartln r James 0 Doughty pp Francis O Newlauds, p BFKiley.d Governor A 0 Cleveland, r John JoDea a p leure E Packhain pp Theodora Wtuters. d Lieutenant Governor J. P. Emmitt r U fladlir.... ap Justice Supreme Court 1 8 Bonnlfleld, a p il A Murphy r Attorney General R M Beatty a p W 0 Ortmead O 8 Sawyer p p 3 D Torreyson r Secretary, of State L 8 Bridges d--" KuRens Howell a p E D Vanderleitu r State Controller O H Grey r D H Halld O A LaQrave a p OH Steele p p State Treasurer a W Richard r W O Thompson a W J Weaterneld a p Surveyor General n N Folaom r A 0 Pratt a p Superintendent State Printin'j N P Dootey p p J K Eckley r 3 O McCarthy a p James Morris d Superintendent Public Instruction H C Cutting a p Orvla Ring r 8 8 Sears d Regents State University Long term. WRFDealap J W Haines r J W HyKlopd Will Webster pp Regents State Unimrsity Short term. W H Patterson r H 8 Starrott s p AH Wiaemand District J udije J Poujade r G FTalbotap ; ' Assemblyman J A Teuton s p J J Manning, p p Sheri ff and Assessor H B Freudeuthal, s p John Roeder pp County Clerk J A Clark, a p H J Goodrich p p County Treasurer . W ,1 Dooley a p Alex Veltcb p p County Recorder John Hater, a p H W Turner, p p District Attorney Win Cttlverwell p p T J Osborne, s p Public Administrator J O Gelabort a p A t oacham p p County Commissioner Long term T E Kdwarda, p p Luke Syphua , u p County Commissioner Short term Joseph 0naway Bp Ohaa Lytle p p Election of U. S. Senator For election of U 8 Senator by direct vote of the Against election oi u senator uy direct people 24 FOB AGAINST.. 42 31 32 I 244 318 provided in this Aot, shall not be j counted, but such ballot must be pre served and returned with the other bal lotg. When a voter marks more names than there are persons to be elected to an office, or if for any reason it is im possible In determine the voter's choice for any otlice, his vote for such office shall not be counted. Any ballot upon which appears words or marks written or printed, except as In this Act pro vived, shall not be counted. Skc. 27. Any person who shall falsely make or fraudulently deface or destory any certilicate of nomination or any part thereof, or file any certificate of nomination knowing the same or any thereof to bo false, or suppress any certificate of nomination which has been duly filed, or any part thereof, or make use of, keep or furnish to other except as in this Act provided, any paper water-marked in limitation of ballot paper, or disclose to any person not engaged in making, printing or distribution of ballots or ballot paper under the direction of the proper officer the design of the water-mark to be plaoed on the ballot paper, or print or be concerned in printing or hive in his possession any imitation of in official ballot, or make an mark or indorse ment on any ballot or stub, by which the ballot can be distinguished from other ballots or falsely swear that ho is unable to mark his ballot by reason of physical disability, shall iw deemed guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be Imprisoned In the State Prison for a term not less than one year and not more than five years. Hso 28. Any person who shall dur ing an election, remove or destroy any of tbo supplies or other cot veuiencea placed In the booths or compartments, or shall, during an election, remove, tear down or deface the caids of in struction posted,' as p'rescrib id by this Act, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on con v lotion thereof, shall be .punishsd, by, a. lyie nof loss than fifty; , dollars, and not exceeding ha hundoed. dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not Ts', than 'one mohth and not encetding six rooptbi," ;... . Sko. 2il. ' Any public otqer,pon whom any duty , fs fniyoaed'by this Aot, who shall willfully, neglect (r reuse to, perform any suoh duty, sliall be deemed guilty of a felony, and npon conviction thereof shall be . imprisoned in the State Prison for a term not less than one year and not exceeding five years.. ' Sic. 30. Nq pericq except a member of a Board of Eltction shall receive from ' any voter a ballot -prepared by such, voter. No person shall examine such ballot or solioit voter to show the same. ; No person shall remove iaj ballot from OF LINCOLN COUNTY, NEV., 1894. ;,. 81 30 3 17 1 13 10 I, 1 .. 1 1 3 'i I i 7 4 .1 II 8 1 1 .. 8 6 8 3 4 3 1 1 .. 8 I 1 .. e 2 i 9 9 3 .1 18 '6 " f 4 9.7 8 'It 1. 12 ,12 11 H , 4 "1 4 12 f 9 4 3 3 II 10 K 6 2 4 1(1 7 11 0 6 1 4 1 .. 12 11 12 11 8 11 3 4 1 0 8 .. 9 4 12 13 5 12 3 7.. 12 7 12 a .. people vote or the CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS. any polling placo before the closiog of the polls. No person shall apply for or receive a ballot at any election precinct other than the ou on which he is entitl ed to vote. No persjn shall ahow his ballot to any persoD, after marking it, so as to reveal any of the names voted for. No person fcliall ask another within one hundred feet of the polling place for whom he intends to vote. No voter shall receive a ballot fram any other per son than on of the Clerks of Election, nor shall any other person than a Clerk of Election deliver such ballot to such voter. No voter shall deliver to the Board of Election or to any member thereof any ballot other than the one re ceived from a Clerk of Election. No voter shall place any mark upon his ballot by which it may afterwards be identified as the one voted by him. Any person violating any provision of this section shall be deemed guilty of a mis demeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in a sum not less than fifty dollars and not exceeding five hun dred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not less than one month and not exceeding six months. $1800.00 GIVEN AWAY TO INVENTORS. $150.00 every month given amy to nf one who ap plies through us for the moat meritorious patent dunng the month ptecediag. 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