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Gov. Sisolak signed special session election bill into law

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Posted at 4:22 PM, Aug 03, 2020

CARSON CITY (KTNV) — Today, Gov. Steve Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 4, a bill that ensures protections for Nevadans to vote safely at the Nov. 3 General Election during the global pandemic.

The Governor issued the following statement on AB4:

During this global pandemic, I made a commitment that we’d do all we can to allow Nevadans to safely cast a ballot in the upcoming November election.

This bill will help prevent Nevadans from experiencing the long lines at polling locations they faced during the Primary election, which will protect their safety, safeguard their right to make their voices heard, and help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

As I have said before, Nevada is widely recognized as being a leader in election administration, and this bill will enable election officials to continue to support the safest, most accessible election possible under these unprecedented circumstances.

I am confident that Secretary of State Cegavske, in coordination with local clerks and registrars, will run a safe, fair and accessible election this November.”

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