Election 2015 > Electioneering / Campaigning
Nevada Revised Statutes sections 293C.361 and 293.740 govern campaigning and electioneering. The rules differ for early voting and Election Day:
- If the voting site is located on PRIVATE PROPERTY (mall, supermarket, etc.), electioneering is not allowed on the owner’s property without the owner’s permission (NRS 293C.3572).
- If the voting site is located on PUBLIC PROPERTY, electioneering is not allowed within 100 feet of the voting area (NRS 293C.361).
Electioneering is not allowed within 100 feet of the entrance to the building or structure in which a polling place is located (NRS 293.740).
Definition: NRS 293.740 defines electioneering as campaigning for or against a candidate, ballot question or political party by:
- Posting signs.
- Distributing literature.
- Using loudspeakers.
- Buying, selling, wearing or displaying any badge, button or other insignia. A person may wear political insignia while voting only if he or she is reasonably unable to remove or cover it.
- Polling or soliciting from a voter information as to how the voter intends to vote or has voted.
- Soliciting signatures of any kind.