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Posted on: June 8, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Ballot drop-off Tuesday; Result publishing schedule posted

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TONOPAH - NOTICE: Not too late to drop your ballot for June 9, 2020, PRIMARY in the mail. Must be postmarked by Tuesday.

ON PRIMARY DAY: Ballots may also be dropped off on Tuesday at the County Clerk’s Office in Tonopah, 1010 Radar Road; or Pahrump at the Government Complex, 1520 East Basin Ave.

County voters who need a new ballot because the one mailed to them was lost or destroyed, and County residents who still need to register to vote can also do so at the locations above from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday

RETURNING YOUR VOTED MAIL BALLOT The Nye County Election Department will process and count voted mail ballots that are returned in the envelope provided, but only if the outside of the envelope is signed by the voter. This is required for verification purposes. The ballots must be submitted and received in one of the following ways: • Mailed Through the U.S. Post Office: We STRONGLY ENCOURAGE VOTERS TO RETURN THEIR VOTED MAIL BALLOT THROUGH THE U.S. POST OFFICE rather than drop it off in-person. To send it by postal mail, voters must:

o Seal their voted mail ballot in the pre-addressed, postage-paid, return envelope included in the packet they will receive.

o Sign the outside of the envelope in the space provided for their signature.

o Make sure their signed envelope is postmarked by June 9, 2020. Note that we must receive properly postmarked ballots by 5:00 pm on June 16, 2020, (7 days after the Election Day) for them to be counted.

• Dropped-Off In-Person: Voters may also drop off their own voted mail ballot, but only at the Nye County’s Clerk’s Office in Tonopah and Pahrump, as described above.

To do this, voters must:

o Seal their voted mail ballot in the return envelope included in the packet they will receive.

o Sign the outside of the envelope in the space provided for their signature.

o Drop off their voted mail ballot no later than 7:00 pm on Election Day.

STATE Announces Results Publishing Schedule for the Primary Election

Because of recent changes to state law, as well as the fact the 2020 primary election is being conducted primarily by mail ballot, Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske advises voters, candidates, and the media that primary election results will not be finalized until June 19, 2020. By law, county election officials have seven calendar days to receive and count mail ballots that are postmarked on or before June 9. Counties also have 10 calendar days after an election to certify election results.

Results for the 2020 primary election will be released on the following schedule. All results are unofficial until certified by the county. Election results will be posted at Silver State Election site .

  • Tuesday, June 9 – After the polls close at 7:00 p.m. and the last voter in line has cast a ballot, the counties will begin reporting election results to the Secretary of State. The first results will be posted online at approximately 8:30 p.m.These results will consist of all the ballots the counties have counted to date. At midnight, updates to the results will stop being posted.
  • Wednesday, June 10 – No additional results will be posted.
  • Thursday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 17 – At approximately 9:00 a.m. each day, updated election results will be posted online.These results will include the ballots the counties counted the previous day.
  • June 19 – Official results for the 2020 primary election results will be posted. At this point all ballots will have been counted and the results will have been certified.

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