Reid-friendly casino pressures employees

Or at least that’s the implication. You can find the full story here.

Is that legal? Here are the statutes courtesy of Robert Uithoven.

Subject: Voter Coercion Statutes

NRS 293.2546  Legislative declaration of voters’ rights.  The Legislature hereby declares that each voter has the right:
 1.  To receive and cast a ballot that:
 (a) Is written in a format that allows the clear identification of candidates; and
 (b) Accurately records the voter’s preference in the selection of candidates.
 2.  To have questions concerning voting procedures answered and to have an explanation of the procedures for voting posted in a conspicuous place at the polling place.
 3.  To vote without being intimidated, threatened or coerced.
 4.  To vote on election day if the voter is waiting in line at his or her polling place to vote before 7 p.m. and the voter has not already cast a vote in that election.
 5.  To return a spoiled ballot and is entitled to receive another ballot in its place.
 6.  To request assistance in voting, if necessary.
 7.  To a sample ballot which is accurate, informative and delivered in a timely manner.
 8.  To receive instruction in the use of the equipment for voting during early voting or on election day.
 9.  To have nondiscriminatory equal access to the elections system, including, without limitation, a voter who is elderly, disabled, a member of a minority group, employed by the military or a citizen who is overseas.
 10.  To have a uniform, statewide standard for counting and recounting all votes accurately.
 11.  To have complaints about elections and election contests resolved fairly, accurately and efficiently.
 (Added to NRS by 2003, 680)
NRS 293.710  Intimidation of voters.
 1.  It is unlawful for any person, in connection with any election or petition, whether acting himself or herself or through another person in his or her behalf, to:
 (a) Use or threaten to use any force, coercion, violence, restraint or undue influence;
 (b) Inflict or threaten to inflict any physical or mental injury, damage, harm or loss upon the person or property of another;
 (c) Expose or publish or threaten to expose or publish any fact concerning another in order to induce or compel such other to vote or refrain from voting for any candidate or any question;
 (d) Impede or prevent, by abduction, duress or fraudulent contrivance, the free exercise of the franchise by any voter, or thereby to compel, induce or prevail upon any elector to give or refrain from giving his or her vote; or
 (e) Discharge or change the place of employment of any employee with the intent to impede or prevent the free exercise of the franchise by such employee.
 2.  Unless a greater penalty is provided by law, any violation of this section is a gross misdemeanor.
 (Added to NRS by 1960, 268; A 1993, 2669)

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