Nevada elections, 2013
Nevada election information for 2013 is listed below.
|On the 2013 ballot|
Exceptions include special elections.
Find current election news and links here.
Voting in Nevada
- See also: Voting in Nevada
Important voting information
- Nevada uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
- The deadline for registration is 21 days prior to the election.
- As of April 2015, Nevada is one of 20 states that have implemented full online voter registration. Residents can register online at this website.
- See also: Absentee voting by state
For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Nevada, please visit our absentee voting by state page.
Nevada is one of 33 states (plus the District of Columbia) that permits early voting in some form. Early voting begins on the third Saturday before the election and ends on the Friday prior to Election Day.
Elections Performance Index
Nevada ranked 14th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Nevada received an overall score of 69 percent.
State of Nevada
Carson City (capital)
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