1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 293D.200, on the day of an election, the election boards receiving the absent ballots from
the county clerk shall, in the presence of a majority of the election board officers,
remove the absent ballots from the ballot box and the containers in which the absent
ballots were transported pursuant to NRS 293.325 and deposit the absent ballots in the regular ballot box in the following manner:
(a) The name of the voter, as shown on the return envelope or approved electronic
transmission, must be checked as if the voter were voting in person;
(b) The signature used for the absent ballot must be checked in accordance with the
procedure set forth in NRS 293.325;
(c) If the board determines that the voter is entitled to cast the absent ballot,
the return envelope must be opened, the numbers on the absent ballot and return envelope
or approved electronic transmission compared, the number strip or stub detached from
the absent ballot and, if the numbers are the same, the absent ballot deposited in
the regular ballot box; and
(d) The election board officers shall indicate in the roster “Voted” by the name of
2. The board must complete the count of all absent ballots on or before the seventh
day following the election or, if applicable, the ninth day following an affected
election that is subject to the provisions of NRS 293.8801 to 293.8887, inclusive.
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