Washoe County Board of Elections in Reno Nevada

Address and phone number for Washoe County Board of Elections, a Board Of Elections, at East 9th Street, Reno NV.


Name
Washoe County Board of Elections
Address
1001 East 9th Street, Reno, Nevada, 89512
Phone
775-328-3670
Fax
775-328-3747

About the Washoe County Board of Elections

The Washoe County Board of Elections, located in Reno, NV, is a government office that oversees local elections in Reno. The Board of Elections holds general elections, caucuses, primaries, and special elections, including elections for Reno, Washoe County, Nevada state, and federal offices. The Reno Elections Department, also known as the Board of Registrars, manages poll locations, certifies election results, and promotes fair and legal elections.

You may contact the Board of Elections for questions about:
  • Reno election results
  • Registering to vote in Reno, NV
  • Election poll locations
  • Applying for an absentee ballot
  • Voter records
  • Learning about upcoming elections
  • Volunteering on election day
Reno Elections Board Responsibilities
  1. Reno Voter Registration
  2. Election Planning and Preparedness
  3. Election Day Activities in Washoe County
Reno Voter Records

In Reno, voter registration information, voter records, and election results are public records. The public can request these voter records through the Washoe County Board of Elections. These voter records also include information such as party affiliation and elections in which the voter participated. Contact the Board of Elections for more information on accessing Washoe County voter records.

Voter Registration

The Board of Elections oversees voter registration in Reno, including maintaining a list of registered voters and checking the accuracy of voter registration information. While other offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, may accept voter registration forms, the Board of Elections processes and verifies these applications to ensure accurate voter registration.

Reno Elections Planning & Polls

The Washoe County Board of Elections is charged with planning and carrying out elections. To prepare for elections, the Board of Elections maintains records on Washoe County voting districts and establishes polling locations within the district for early voting and in-person voting on election day. The Board of Elections also designs Reno election ballots, checking the accuracy of candidates' names, the wording of referendums, and the clarity of ballot questions. This includes NV absentee or mail-in ballots. In addition, the Board of Elections trains Reno poll workers and volunteers, maintains voting machines, and follows Nevada state regulations and deadlines on voting.

Elections Day Activities in Washoe County, Nevada

On Election Day, The Reno Elections Board staffs polling places, provides ballots and voting machines, or picks up drop-off or mail-in ballots. The Board of Elections oversees vote counting and communicates with Nevada state officials on issues or irregularities in voting. When polls close, the Board of Elections tallies the results and reports the outcome to state officials and the public.

Election Information

The Reno Board of Elections provides information about upcoming elections, including candidates that qualify for the election, referendums and initiatives on the ballot, and volunteering opportunities. The Board also provides voter pamphlets and candidate position statements to inform voters.

Contact the Washoe County Board of Elections

You may contact the Washoe County Board of Elections by calling 775-328-3670, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Washoe County Board of Elections, 1001 East 9th Street, Reno, Nevada, 89512.


Map of Washoe County Board of Elections in Reno Nevada


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